Tag Faculty and staff

Title and Total Compensation study develops key framework

January 30, 2018

UW-Madison’s Title and Total Compensation Study, a joint project with UW System, has developed a proposed framework that would sort the university’s jobs into 24 families, as well as sub-families.

Cramer leaves legacy at Morgridge Center, returns as full-time professor

December 12, 2017

Kathy Cramer is stepping down as the faculty director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and returning to a full-time position as a professor in the Political Science department at UW–Madison.

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic director selected for new business law fellowship

December 7, 2017

Anne Smith hopes to use the fellowship to advance a new strategic initiative that would allow the clinic to automate some of its processes so it can serve more clients.

Rueckert named national media relations specialist

December 5, 2017

Veronica Rueckert, former host of Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time,” started as national media relations specialist for University Communications in November.

Professor wins award for ‘improving world order’ for research on genocide

November 29, 2017

In his book, political science professor Scott Straus — who specializes in the study of genocide, political violence, human rights and African politics — explains how ideas and political messages can become tipping points for genocide.

Celebrating the life and legacy of Jackie DeWalt

November 22, 2017

Jacqueline A. DeWalt, long-time community and education advocate at UW–Madison, will be remembered for her dedication to preparing and helping under-represented students to succeed in higher education, graduate school, and well beyond into adulthood.

New Faculty Focus: Neil Christensen

November 15, 2017

Neil Christensen and other School of Veterinary Medicine researchers collaborate to study cancer in dogs in part to learn how to treat cancer in people.

New Arboretum director continues legacy of restoration, teaching

November 14, 2017

As fall slowly hardens to winter in Madison, part of Karen Oberhauser’s new job is to walk the trails of the UW–Madison Arboretum, getting a sense not just for the geography, but for the land itself. That’s because the land Oberhauser walks is now under her care.

New Faculty Focus: Sriram Boothalingam

November 10, 2017

After he learned that the inner ear can produce sounds on its own and that the brain controls what we hear, he wanted to learn more about these amazing biological mechanisms.

New Faculty Focus: Sami Schalk

November 8, 2017

The assistant professor’s research focuses on disability, race and gender in contemporary American literature and culture

Dan Ludois, inventor of new electrostatic motor, named Moore Inventor Fellow

November 7, 2017

UW-Madison Professor Dan Ludois is a Moore Inventor Fellow and one step closer to bringing a potentially transformative invention into the world.

New Faculty Focus: Fernando J. Marqués

November 3, 2017

Besides serving as a professor of large animal internal medicine, Marqués is a show jumping rider and instructor.

Curator at ag station helps growers keep close watch on potato health

November 3, 2017

By monitoring sugar levels, frying test batches of potato chips, and other techniques, Sam Perez helps growers decide when to market their stored potatoes.

New Faculty Focus: Daniel Weix

November 1, 2017

This summer, professor Daniel Weix and members of his research group joined the chemistry department, bringing with him a reputation for finding solutions that others might miss.

New Faculty Focus: Pajarita Charles

October 31, 2017

Professor Pajarita Charles' work is concentrated on supporting healthy child development among children of formerly incarcerated fathers.