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2020 Academic Staff Excellence Awards

April 28, 2020

Academic staff members bring UW–Madison’s mission to life — they are gifted teachers, world-class researchers, dedicated administrators, and more. Right now, their creativity and dedication are more apparent and more needed than ever.

Deputy secretary named interim secretary of academic staff

February 11, 2020

Jake Smith, who succeeds Heather Daniels, will serve as a resource and liaison between the Academic Staff Executive Committee and university administration, and will assist in shared governance for more than 10,000 academic staff.

Organizational structure, leadership posts announced for Student Affairs

July 23, 2019

The university’s vision for student-related services takes shape, with Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor announcing an organizational structure and key leadership posts for the units reporting to her.

González hired as new UW–Madison director of community relations

July 16, 2019

“I look forward to being a part of ensuring that the university is creating opportunities for all members of our community," González says.

New marching band director to take the baton

April 23, 2019

“Corey Pompey is the clear choice,” said Susan Cook, director of the School of Music. “He has a deep musicianship along with an enthusiasm and energy on the podium that was infectious; he really connected with the students.”

Chemistry instructor finds ‘dream job’ helping students persevere

February 12, 2019

Matt Bowman has guided some 3,500 students through the demanding course of organic chemistry — a requirement for many majors. His warmness, energy and humor have won him fans.

Mercile Lee, guiding force behind prominent UW–Madison scholarships, dies at 87

October 31, 2018

Lee spent nearly 30 years overseeing the scholarship programs, which are credited with attracting and supporting thousands of talented, underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students.

University honors excellence in academic staff

April 11, 2017

Eight members of UW–Madison’s academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.

New symposium will showcase postdocs’ research Sept. 20

September 15, 2016

All students, postdocs, faculty and staff are welcome at the inaugural UW–Madison Postdoctoral Research Symposium on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 1 to 4:15 pm.

Mara McDonald, ‘quintessential boundary crosser,’ dies at 68

July 14, 2016

Although the longtime assistant administrator in the Laboratory of Genetics and J.F. Crow Institute for the Study of Evolution retired from the university last year, she continued to touch lives.

Clarity of vision: Chemistry’s glass whisperer

May 5, 2016

In a lab built around tools and techniques that are more than a century old, Tracy Drier performs miracles of construction and reconstruction.

Academic Staff Excellence Awards honor nine campus professionals

April 25, 2016

Nine members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.

Nominations accepted for Academic Staff Excellence Awards

December 15, 2015

For the 25th year, the University of Wisconsin–Madison plans to honor the achievements of nine extraordinary members of the academic staff.