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UW–Madison students, educators win Alliant awards

October 27, 2023

Students Olivia Asare and Naomi Lewis and faculty members Kristy Burkholder and Howard Schweber were honored for their achievements.

Faculty receive 2023-24 WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

June 13, 2023

The awards are made possible by proceeds from UW research licensed by WARF.

UW–Madison biochemist named HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholar

May 9, 2023

UW biochemistry Provessor Judith Simcox has been named to the first cohort of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program in recognition of her outstanding early-career commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in science in research.

Biomolecular chemistry professor awarded inaugural Hanns Kuttner Professorship

May 4, 2023

This professorship fund, named for Chancellor Emerita Rebecca Blank's husband, recognizes recently tenured faculty with stellar research and teaching records and a commitment to service.

2 UW professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 3, 2023

Jo Handelsman and Shannon Stahl are among 120 scientists elected this year. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive.

Three professors win coveted Guggenheim Fellowships

April 13, 2023

Three UW–Madison Faculty in the College of Letters & Science and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences have won 2023 Guggenheim fellowships.

Immigration scholar, scientific computing leader receive Vilas honors

April 11, 2023

Vilas Research Professorships are granted to UW–Madison faculty with proven research ability and unusual qualifications and promise.

32 faculty honored with Vilas professorships and awards

April 11, 2023

Extraordinary members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have received awards supported by the generosity of the Vilas trustees in three categories.

Meet the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients

April 6, 2023

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

Two UW–Madison faculty among 2023 Sloan Research Fellows

February 17, 2023

Being honored are Andrew Buller, assistant professor of chemistry, and Jose Israel Rodriguez, assistant professor of mathematics.

Botany professor first to receive new Rebecca Blank Professorship 

February 16, 2023

Professor of Botany Katherine McCulloh will hold the inaugural appointment created to honor Blank's leadership and service and to celebrate recently tenured faculty who mirror her commitment to UW–Madison.

Madison researchers join ranks of AAAS fellows

January 31, 2023

Six UW–Madison researchers are among the 506 scientists, engineers and innovators honored in this year's awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2023 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients announced

January 25, 2023

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor that annually recognizes some of UW–Madison's finest educators.

UW researchers honored for inventions

December 8, 2022

UW professors Susan Hagness, Jo Handelsman and Justin Williams have been named fellows of the National Academy of inventors.

UW’s Marcel Schreier wins Packard Fellowship for sustainable chemical engineering research

October 18, 2022

Research into sustainable pathways for chemical and fuel manufacturing won Marcel Schreier a 2022 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.

UW’s Monica Kim named MacArthur Fellow

October 12, 2022

Historian and UW–Madison faculty member Monica Kim has been awarded a 2022 MacArthur Fellowship, also known as a "genius grant," for her work uncovering the experiences of ordinary people caught in war and complicating conventional narratives of conflict.

Chemist Randall Goldsmith named a Schmidt Science Polymath

July 5, 2022

The UW–Madison professor's multidisciplinary approach to studying chemical and biophysical systems earned a $2.5 million award from the philanthropic organization founded by the former CEO of Google.

UW scientist wins Blue Planet Prize

June 21, 2022

Steve Carpenter, one of the world’s foremost lake ecologists, has been awarded an international prize for scientific research that has helped provide solutions to global environmental problems.

32 faculty honored with Vilas professorships and awards

June 7, 2022

Seventeen professors were named to Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships, nine professors received Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Awards; and six professors received Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Awards.

Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

May 19, 2022

Thirty-two members of the UW–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, spanning the arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences.