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Five UW–Madison professors named AAAS Fellows

November 20, 2017

They join 391 other fellows who have been recognized by their peers for significant contributions to their fields and the scientific endeavor as a whole.

Law school professor wins international Stockholm Prize in Criminology

November 8, 2017

Herman Goldstein, professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin Law School, won the international prize that recognizes excellence in criminology research or in the application of research shown to significantly reduce crime or advance human rights.

System recognizes UW–Madison students, professor

October 30, 2017

Kevin Hernandez and Ariana Saffold are being honored for outstanding efforts of students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups, and English Professor Russ Castronovo for excellence in teaching.

Davidson elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 16, 2017

The director of the Center for Healthy Minds has authored more than 375 papers exploring the neural bases of emotion, and interventions that may be helpful for promoting well-being, kindness, compassion and empathy.

Four from School of Nursing named American Academy of Nursing Fellows

August 31, 2017

UW-Madison nursing professor Barbara J. King, senior scientist Polly Ryan, Chair of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors Nancy Kaufman and alumna MarySue Heilemann are among this year’s 173 highly distinguished nurse leaders to earn one of the profession’s highest honors.

Cronon honored by British Academy

July 24, 2017

William J. Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at UW–Madison, has been elected to the newest cohort of Fellows of the British Academy.

UW–Madison chemist named American Chemical Society fellow

July 11, 2017

Ned Sibert is an expert in theoretical chemistry, which, rather than using hands-on experiments, uses math and computational tools to study and make predictions about chemical systems and their properties.

34 faculty honored with Vilas professorships

June 19, 2017

Created “for the advancement of learning,” Vilas Research Professorships are granted to candidates with proven research ability and unusual qualifications and promise.

30-year collaboration earns UW climatologist China’s top science honor

May 19, 2017

University of Wisconsin–Madison climatologist John Kutzbach has been awarded China’s highest scientific honor for foreigners in recognition of 30 years of collaboration that has advanced both American and Chinese climate science.

Chemistry professor honored for early-career teaching and research

May 18, 2017

Randall Goldsmith, whose work enables insights on a number of issues in science, is among the 13 U.S. early-career faculty members in the chemical sciences to win a 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.

UW-Madison biochemist wins Shaw Scientist Award

May 17, 2017

Ophelia Venturelli's research may lead to the ability to engineer behaviors among beneficial microbes in the gut ecosystem, which could be used to enhance their resilience to invasion by pathogens or unintended impairment from antibiotics.

Arts Institute gives 2017 Awards in the Creative Arts

May 4, 2017

Each spring, the UW–Madison Arts Institute recognizes faculty, staff and student achievements and professional service, along with supporting future creative endeavors and research.

Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, the Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa Past President Professor Larry Shapiro (Philosophy) led the induction of 144 students into …

Two from UW–Madison among 2017 Carnegie Fellows

April 26, 2017

Gregg Mitman and Greg Nemet are among 35 distinguished scholars, journalists and authors chosen this year. The fellows program boosts scholars in the social sciences and humanities as they research challenges to democracy and international order.

More than 60 new members join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

April 25, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 021 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has inducted more than 60 students into membership at its 97th Phi Kappa Phi Induction …

Eleven faculty recognized with Kellett Mid-Career Awards

March 30, 2017

The Kellett awards recognize outstanding faculty seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position. Supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, they provide research funding to the winners at a critical stage of their careers.

Four faculty members honored for teaching, research, service

March 28, 2017

This year’s winners of the Hilldale Award, an honor bestowed on distinguished faculty members annually by the Secretary of the Faculty, are Henry Drewal, Kenneth Raffa, John Valley and David Weimer.

Video interviews – 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners

March 15, 2017

UW-Madison's 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners describe what attracted them to teaching, what they hope to instill in their students and what inspires them.

Distinguished Teaching Awards 2017

March 15, 2017

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.