Tag Faculty and staff

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. 

New Faculty Focus: Margaret Kerr

October 24, 2017

Professor Margaret Kerr believes it's important to better understand the factors that impact parents’ experiences and to develop interventions focused on helping people become better and happier parents.

New Faculty Focus: Sebastian I Arriola Apelo

October 24, 2017

"Studying milk production in the dairy state, I ​feel my research can have a significant impact on the state economy and environment in general, and dairy families in particular."

New Faculty Focus: Capt. Greg Zacharski, U.S. Navy

October 18, 2017

After 27 years in the U.S. Navy, Capt. Greg Zacharski wanted to return to the Midwest, and he came to UW–Madison to direct its NROTC program.

UW-Madison updates on lead testing

October 3, 2017

UW-Madison is taking steps to manage lead contamination issues created by two painting projects. Between May and September, repainting, including paint removal, was conducted by contractors on emergency stairwells at Agricultural Hall and Bascom Hall.

What’s in a Title? The Title and Total Compensation Study

August 29, 2017

The initial round of campus forums will begin in September/October and give employees an opportunity to learn more about the study and provide input.

Division of Student Life names Javier director of Multicultural Student Center, announces new hires

July 19, 2017

Gabe Javier, an assistant dean who has served as interim director of the Multicultural Student Center for more than a year, will become the center’s director Aug. 1. His selection is one of several staffing decisions announced by the Division of Student Life.