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Law professor Tai wins Supreme Court fellowship

July 16, 2013

Stephanie Tai, an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, has been selected as the 2013-14 Supreme Court Fellow assigned to the Federal Judicial Center. Tai will spend her fellowship year in the center’s Research Division beginning in the fall.

Bass professor Richard Davis receives nation’s highest jazz honor

June 27, 2013

Richard Davis can add one more leaf to his many laurels. On Thursday, June 27, the National Endowment for the Arts named Davis, a professor of bass, jazz history, and combo improvisation at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, one of four 2014 NEA Jazz Masters, considered one of the highest honors in jazz.

Hilmes receives Fulbright award for broadcast research in U.K.

June 5, 2013

Michele Hilmes, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Arts, has received a Fulbright Award to enable her to conduct research into "transnational" British and American broadcasting at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom for six months in 2013-14.

Coe honored with UW System teaching award

May 21, 2013

Photo: Christopher Coe Psychology Professor Christopher Coe has been honored by the UW System with one of three Regents Teaching Excellence Awards. Coe teaches the popular Animal Behavior – The Primates, where students ponder how the behavior and biology of our closest animal relatives can inform understanding of the human condition.

Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

May 8, 2013

In an effort to improve microorganisms that can sustainably produce fuels and chemicals, a University of Wisconsin–Madison engineer is using a U.S. Department of Energy award to study what - if anything - gets lost in the translation of genetic information.

UW-Madison zoologist elected to prestigious academy

April 30, 2013

Anthony Ives, Plaenert-Bascom Professor of Zoology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been elected to membership in the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

April 3, 2013

Sangtae Kim, who has held both faculty and leadership positions at the UW–Madison, has received the 2013 Ho-Am Prize in Engineering, the highest honor from South Korea for research accomplishments in science, engineering, technology and math fields.

Hilldale awards honor four for teaching, research, service

April 2, 2013

Four faculty members have been honored with the 2013 Hilldale Awards.

UW-Madison researchers awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowships

February 28, 2013

Three members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty are among 126 scientists from around the country who have been awarded prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships.