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School of Education dean elected to National Academy of Education

February 19, 2019

Much of Hess’ research centers on examining how teachers engage their students in discussions of highly controversial political and constitutional issues.

Student to student: Five reasons to go to Vice Chancellor Reesor’s office hours

January 30, 2019

Lori Reesor, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is pictured in front of Bascom Hall on July 6, 2018. (Photo…

Biotechnology Center welcomes new director

January 29, 2019

Chris Bradfield, a UW–Madison Professor of Oncology, has been named the new director of the Biotechnology Center. Bradfield had been serving as the center’s…

Website redesign makes human resources information more accessible

January 10, 2019

All UW–Madison employees are affected by human resources topics such as pay, health benefits, time off, and saving for the future. A redesign of the UW–Madison Office of Human Resources website is now providing information on these topics and more in a user-friendly format.

Aphra Mednick creates transformative experiences as new assistant dean of Summer Term

December 6, 2018

As Summer Term’s interim director for 2018, she and her team created several innovative programs, and she has even more ambitious plans for next year and beyond.

Professor Clark-Pujara honored by UW System

October 23, 2018

UW System honored UW–Madison Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies Christy Clark-Pujara with an Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award. In addition, former Dean of Students Lori Berquam received the 2018 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People.

UW’s most interesting Twitter accounts you need to follow

October 3, 2018

Here are some of the best UW–Madison accounts you can follow, from world-renowned political science researchers to insect photographers and everything in between.

Back-to-school tips: Faculty, staff share their best advice for a successful school year

August 29, 2018

A new school year means new beginnings. It's a chance to start the semester off fresh and on the right foot. What better way to do that than with advice from our very own experts?

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.