Tag Faculty and staff

Searching the sea, and bacterial battles, for new antibiotics

June 6, 2018

Researchers in pharmacy and bacteriology say their discovery would not have been possible without a cross-college collaboration going back nearly a decade.

Fast start, great mentors, natural aptitude and total passion: ingredients of a legendary career in nursing research

May 17, 2018

A faculty member for UW–Madison's School of Nursing for more than half a century, Karen Pridham has made her mark with her work on caring for severely ill children, many of them born highly prematurely, and their families.

Employee Recognition Ice Cream Social

May 14, 2018

As we head into the final days of the semester, Chancellor Rebecca Blank would like to invite all faculty and staff to gather in Birge Hall to celebrate the close of another academic year, and sample a little bit of summer in the form of Babcock ice cream.

SPA honors employees who help students

April 27, 2018

The Student Personnel Association recognized eight distinguished UW–Madison employees for their work in student services.

Long-term cancer survivor beats odds, prompts study

April 3, 2018

The unusual case of Margaret “Peg” Geisler has inspired an international search for “extreme survivors” of metastatic breast cancer. “They never teach you about patients like Peg in medical school," says UW Health oncologist Mark Burkard.

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.