Arash Bashirullah has been named an assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program.
Richard Begam, Department of English, has been named Mark and Elisabeth Eccles Professor of English.
Susan Bernstein, Department of English, has been named Sally Mead Hands Bascom Professor of English.
Ron Burnette and Chuck Lauhon were recently selected as co-vice chairs of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division.
Betty Chewning, social and administrative cciences, has been promoted to full professor.
Barry Davis, head coach of the wrestling team, has been inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. In addition to coaching the Badgers for 13 years, Davis was a three-time NCAA champion and won a silver medal at the 1984 Olympic Games.
Casey Gallimore has been named assistant professor in the Pharmacy Practice Division.
Eric Hansen, head coach of men’s and women’s swimming, is working with the U.S. National Team at the Japanese International Grand Prix. Hansen is working with the 62 athletes on the men’s and women’s national teams, including former Badger Adam Mania, who set a new record in the men’s 50-meter backstroke at the 2007 ConocoPhilips National Meet.
Jeff Johnson has been promoted to full professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program.
W. John Kao has been promoted to full professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program.
Laura Kiessling, chemistry and biochemistry, has been elected to the American Academy of Microbiology.
Daniel Kowalski, a four-time Olympic and three-time World Championship medalist for his native Australia, has been named assistant swimming and diving coach.
Glen Kwon has been promoted to full professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program.
Oana Martin is beginning a one-year appointment in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program.
Sandro Mecozzi has been promoted to associate professor with tenure in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program.
William J. Reese, Department of Educational Policy Studies, has been named Carl F. Kaestle Professor of Educational Policy Studies and History.
Warren Rose has been named assistant professor in the Pharmacy Practice Division.
Gordon Sacks, Pharmacy Practice Division, has been promoted to clinical professor and was named chair of the division.
Gurindar Sohi, Department of Computer Sciences, has been named E. David Cronon Professor of Computer Sciences.
Christine Sorkness is associate director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.
Weiping Tang has been named an assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program.
Lauren Trepanier, School of Veterinary Medicine, received the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2007 Research Award, recognizing significant research contributions to the fields of veterinary or comparative pharmacology and therapeutics.
Lyn Turkstra, Department of Communication Disorders, was honored with the 2007 Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Arizona Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.