The three, now teaching science in Monona, Rhinelander and Wauwatosa, are members of the 2017 class at the Knowles Teacher Initiative, whose purpose is “to increase the number of high-quality high school science and mathematics teachers."
Today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish of the California Institute of Technology, bears University of Wisconsin System connections.
UW-Madison senior McKenna Collins was named Miss Wisconsin in June, and the title amounts to a full-time job for a year.
The 2017 recipients are Jim Berbee, a UW School of Medicine and Public Health assistant professor; Robert Bergman, the Gerald E. K. Branch Distinguished Professor Emeritus in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley; Danae Davis, the executive director of Milwaukee Succeeds; and Kelly Kahl, the president of CBS Entertainment.
The team, made up mainly of UW–Madison undergraduate engineering students, was among the top competitors at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II completed Sunday in California.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has once again been named one of the top 30 universities in the country by Washington Monthly magazine, rising to 26th overall from 28th last year.
On Saturday, April 22, the Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa Past President Professor Larry Shapiro (Philosophy) led the induction of 144 students into…
Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 021 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has inducted more than 60 students into membership at its 97th Phi Kappa Phi Induction…
Eight members of UW–Madison’s academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.
Desmond received his doctorate from UW–Madison in 2010. He is an affiliate of the UW's Institute for Research on Poverty.
Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2017 Cool Science Image Contest.
UW-Madison's 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners describe what attracted them to teaching, what they hope to instill in their students and what inspires them.
Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.