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Eight members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), it was announced today (Jan. 11).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arts Institute has announced its 2010-11 recipients of awards that honor faculty, staff and students in the arts who have demonstrated excellence in creative inquiry, outreach and professional excellence.
University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry professor Bassam Shakhashiri has been voted president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Three University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers are among 43 researchers to receive prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Research Program funding through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR).
A University of Wisconsin–Madison associate professor of soil science has just been named U.S. Professor of the Year
University of Wisconsin–Madison historian William Cronon has been elected president of the American Historical Association, a position considered one of the highest honors in the profession.
David Zimmerman, a UW–Madison English professor, is among four recipients of the UW System’s 2010 Alliant Energy Underkofler Awards for Excellence in Teaching. “I’m humbled,”…
University of Wisconsin–Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs director Carolyn J. Heinrich has been elected to become a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, one of the youngest members to ever be elected since Congress chartered the academy in 1967.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison doctor who has long worked to increase the entry of women into the scientific workforce has won a grant to develop video games to uncover and neutralize implicit, unintentional biases against women, minorities and people with disabilities.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs professor has won a three-year, $183,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to explore options for public-policy mechanisms to address climate change.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty member has received an award from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to increase the well-being of children and families by advancing evidence-based policymaking.
Dietram Scheufele, professor of life sciences communication at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is the winner of the 2010 Krieghbaum Under-40 Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Dr. De-Ann Pillers, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, recently received a Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award from The Hartwell Foundation, based in Memphis, Tenn.
Two University of Wisconsin–Madison assistant professors will receive the 2010 Shaw Scientist Awards, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation announced today.
James Kitchell, a professor in the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been selected to receive the 2010 A. C. Redfield Award from the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) has selected Kathleen Sell, a distinguished lecturer in the Department of Integrated Liberal Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, as the 2010 recipient of the Ken and Linda Ciriacks Alumni Outreach Excellence Award.
The William T. Grant Foundation has appointed a UW–Madison education professor to the 2010 class of William T. Grant Scholars, an elite group of early-career researchers studying ways to improve the lives of youth.
On March 23, five University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members and one former student were recognized by the American Chemical Society at its annual meeting in San Francisco.