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New Faculty Focus: Gabriel Zayas-Cabán

September 21, 2017

Title: Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering Hometown: Mayagϋez, Puerto Rico Educational/professional background: B.A. in Mathematics, University of South Florida, 2008; Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, …

New Faculty Focus: Reginold Royston

September 19, 2017

Q&A     Title: Reginold Royston joined the Information School faculty as the Anna Julia Cooper Postdoctoral Fellow with a joint appointment in the Department of  …

Three UW–Madison scholars weigh in on meaning, aftermath of Charlottesville riot

September 15, 2017

As Christy Clark-Pujara watched news coverage of a white supremacy rally in Virginia last month, all she could think of, she said, was how apathy …

John Hall Q&A: UW professor is about to witness and document Pentagon history

September 15, 2017

UW-Madison history professor John Hall, who's been named historian for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Department of Defense, reflects on his new role and American history.

New Faculty Focus: Yi Wang

September 12, 2017

Q&A     Title: UW–Madison assistant professor of horticulture and a UW-Extension potato and vegetable sustainable production specialist What is your educational/professional background? I …

New Faculty Focus: Alicia Lee

September 12, 2017

Alicia Lee is an associate professor of clarinet.

Noted educator, scientist and entrepreneur Mark Cook dies at 61

September 10, 2017

“His work embodied the Wisconsin Idea, seeking advances and solutions in the areas of health and agriculture," says a colleague. "He was also a man of integrity, who felt a deep sense of service and commitment."

Internal review: Most ethnic studies courses are meeting university’s content guidelines

September 7, 2017

The vast majority of courses that students can take to fulfill UW–Madison’s ethnic studies requirement are meeting university guidelines for ethnic studies content, an internal evaluation has found.

New Faculty Focus: Matt Reynolds

September 7, 2017

Q&A     Title: Assistant Professor of Immunology, Department of Pathobiological Sciences Hometown: Clarksville, Tennessee Matt Reynolds Degrees: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, …

New Faculty Focus: Lauren Bishop-Fitzpatrick

September 5, 2017

A new professor in the School of Social Work specializes in helping adults with autism.

Astronomy video game wins national award

August 10, 2017

“At Play in the Cosmos,” an educational video game developed at UW–Madison, won the third annual Mashable + Games for Change People’s Choice Award.

UW military historian to serve Joint Chiefs of Staff

August 9, 2017

Prof. John Hall's role will involve following the development of counter-terrorism plans and strategy at the highest levels of the U.S. government and writing the official history of these efforts.

A happy homecoming for Russ Shafer-Landau

July 26, 2017

After a two-year stint at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Parr Center for Ethics, the metaethics expert is glad to be back at the UW–Madison philosophy department.

Longtime botany greenhouse director Mo Fayyaz to retire

July 13, 2017

Mo Fayyaz is retiring in August after 33 years as the distinguished director of the botany department greenhouse and botanical gardens.

Colleagues pay tribute to cancer researcher Patti Keely

June 30, 2017

It would be easy to simply say Patti Keely was a world-class, nationally recognized breast cancer researcher at the UW School of Medicine and Public …

Mike Peters named director of UW–Madison’s ag research center network

June 20, 2017

Mike Peters has been named director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Agricultural Research Station (ARS) network, the university’s system of 11 research stations located throughout the state of Wisconsin.

34 faculty honored with Vilas professorships

June 19, 2017

Created “for the advancement of learning,” Vilas Research Professorships are granted to candidates with proven research ability and unusual qualifications and promise.

Powertrain control pioneer Moskwa passes away

June 16, 2017

Professionally, Moskwa reinvented himself several times, working as a diesel mechanic, a trumpet instructor and musician who performed nationally and internationally, and finally, as an internationally renowned mechanical engineer.

Faculty climate survey shows satisfaction among many but room for improvement

March 30, 2017

The survey went to all tenured and tenure-track faculty with 1,285 responding — a response rate of 58.6 percent. Similar surveys have been done four times since 2003.