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Aaron Bird Bear, UW's director of tribal relations, will retire Jan. 1 after nearly 23 years dedicated to improving campus life for Native students and reshaping the university's relationships with the tribes of Wisconsin, including the Ho-Chunk Nation on whose ancestral land the university resides.
Each year, UW–Madison recognizes outstanding academic staff members who’ve excelled in leadership, public service, research and teaching. They bring the university’s mission to life and ensure that the Wisconsin Idea extends far beyond the campus and the state.
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.
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.
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.
“I look forward to being a part of ensuring that the university is creating opportunities for all members of our community," González says.
“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.”
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.
Lee spent nearly 30 years overseeing the scholarship programs, which are credited with attracting and supporting thousands of talented, underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students.
Eight members of UW–Madison’s academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.
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.
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.
In a lab built around tools and techniques that are more than a century old, Tracy Drier performs miracles of construction and reconstruction.
Nine members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.
For the 25th year, the University of Wisconsin–Madison plans to honor the achievements of nine extraordinary members of the academic staff.