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Kyle Cranmer chosen to lead American Family Insurance Data Science Institute

October 21, 2021

Cranmer, a UW–Madison alumnus and executive director of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environment at NYU, played a significant role in the discovery of the Higgs boson.

Blank to become president of Northwestern University

October 11, 2021

Chancellor Rebecca Blank will leave the University of Wisconsin–Madison at the end of the 2021-22 academic year to assume the presidency of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

States to lead Law School’s DEI initiatives

September 16, 2021

Michael States, who comes to UW from Ohio State, will serve as the Law School’s first associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion — leading DEI initiatives with an emphasis on racial and social justice.

Torstveit to serve as interim Physical Plant leader

July 29, 2021

Cindy Torstveit, currently assistant director of capital planning in Facilities Planning & Management, will be responsible for maintaining safe and efficient facilities to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Employee Assistance Office to get new leader

July 13, 2021

Joshua Schiffman has been hired as the new director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Employee Assistance Office. Joshua Schiffman Schiffman currently serves on…

Employees encouraged to prepare for the transition to a biweekly payroll schedule

May 13, 2021

Most of the changes employees will see on their paychecks will happen automatically. However, it is important that employees understand the changes and how they affect their paycheck amounts.

New director leads major changes in campus human research protection program

May 6, 2021

Gretchen Anding is implementing steps that will allow for greater collaboration, consistency and communication in the compliance process.

Five-year review begins for Graduate School dean

April 22, 2021

Bill Karpus became the first dean of the Graduate School following the restructuring of the UW–Madison research and graduate education enterprise in 2015.

Wendt appointed associate vice chancellor for research in the physical sciences

April 20, 2021

“My unintended role as a trailblazer has led to a career-long pursuit of diversity in STEM,” says Wendt, a professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Changes to campus events policy

March 3, 2021

Effective March 8, the new campus events policy will allow up to 50 people to gather indoors and up to 150 people outdoors.