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A University of Wisconsin–Madison engineering professor has received the Order of Service Merit (red stripes medal) from the president of South Korea for his contributions to the Four Major Rivers Restoration Project, a multi-billion-dollar river restoration project in that country.
University of Wisconsin–Madison biochemist Judith Kimble has been selected to serve on President Obama's Committee on the National Medal of Science.
Four University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers are among 240 newly named fellows of the American Physical Society, an honor bestowed upon no more than half of one percent of the professional society’s membership.
Three University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
The Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE) honored the accomplishments of four individuals who have worked to improve the campus for new students during the Friday, Nov. 11 First-Year Conference.
Four University of Wisconsin–Madison professors have won awards from the American Chemical Society (ACS) in recognition of research excellence. They will be honored at a ceremony next March at the society’s 243rd national meeting in San Diego.
Peter McIntyre, an assistant professor of zoology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has won an $850,000, five-year Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
University of Wisconsin–Madison public affairs professor Donald Moynihan has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, one of the youngest members to be elected since Congress chartered the academy in 1967.
University of Wisconsin–Madison economist Andrew Reschovsky will be honored in November with the 2011 Steve Gold Award, which recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to public financial management in the field of intergovernmental relations and state and local finance.
Two University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have received the prestigious National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award.
Two University of Wisconsin–Madison educators are among the recipients of the UW System's 2011 Alliant Energy Underkofler Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
Every student of basic biology learns that mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell - little factories turning oxygen and food into energy.
Cora Marrett, an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 26 to serve as deputy director of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
On rotation at 2 a.m. at the University of Wisconsin Hospital, Joshua Medow was a junior resident when he saw yet another child come into the emergency room after the shunt designed to remove excess fluid from his brain malfunctioned.
University of Wisconsin–Madison computer sciences professor Gurindar "Guri" Sohi will be honored for techniques that contributed to the design of high-performance microprocessors.
Two Wisconsin researchers, including a University of Wisconsin–Madison oncologist, have been named Shaw Scientists by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate has announced this year's Outstanding Women of Color in Education awards.