Leonard Abbeduto, educational psychology, has been appointed as the Charles J. Anderson Professor.
Gilles Bousquet, International Studies and Programs, has been appointed as the Pickard-Bascom Professor.
Roxann L. Engelstad, mechanical engineering, has been appointed to the Stephen P. Timoshenko Professorship.
Aristotle Georgiades, art department, has been awarded a faculty development grant for 2009–10.
Robert J. Hamers, chemistry, has been appointed to the Arthur W. Adamson Professorship.
Jo Handelsman, Department of Plant Pathology, has been honored by the American Society for Microbiology with the 2009 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, which recognizes an educator for outstanding teaching of microbiology to undergraduate students.
Bruce E. Hansen, economics, has been appointed to the Trygve Haavelmo Professorship.
Alan Hanson, School of Pharmacy, has been appointed to the Melvin H. Weinswig Chair in Extension Services in Pharmacy.
Susan Heidrich, School of Nursing, has been appointed the Helen Denne Schulte Professor of Nursing.
Robert Howard, communication arts, has been awarded a faculty development grant for 2009–10.
William Jones, history department, has been awarded a faculty development grant for 2009–10.
Bruce S. Klein, pediatrics, has been appointed to the Gerard B. Odell Professorship.
Robert McMahon, Department of Chemistry, has been appointed the Helfaer Professor of Chemistry.
Jeanine Mount, School of Pharmacy, has been appointed the Hammel/Sanders Distinguished Chair in Pharmacy Administration.
Steven Nadler, philosophy, has been appointed to the William H. Hay II Professorship.
Carol D. Ryff, psychology, has been appointed to the Marie Jahoda Professorship.
Joie Schoonover has been appointed the director of dining and culinary services at University Housing.
Hollis Skaife, School of Business, has been appointed the David J. Lesar Professor in Business.
Monica G. Turner, zoology, has been appointed to the Eugene P. Odum Professorship.
Terry Warfield, School of Business, has been appointed Robert and Monica Beyer Professor in Accounting.
Kenneth D. West, economics, has been appointed as a John D. MacArthur Chair.
Todd Yeagley has been named head coach of the men’s soccer program.
The Wisconsin School of Business Career Center was recognized with the 2008 General Electric Partnership Award. Each year, the award recognizes the most impactful career centers from target GE universities for offering exceptional programs and being top producers of GE talent.
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics earned a spot on the list of the nation’s 100 top cardiovascular hospitals as measured by Thomson Reuters Healthcare.