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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.
The U.S. Postal Service has given both of its awards for scholarship on the history of the American postal system to University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers.
As well as achieving excellence in academics, the six winners of the 2009-10 University of Wisconsin–Madison Outstanding Women of Color awards have all stepped off the Madison campus and advocated for social justice in the greater community.
Four professors will receive the Hilldale Award, the university’s top honor for faculty members.
Sean Carroll, a University of Wisconsin–Madison molecular biologist and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been named the recipient of the 2010 Stephen Jay Gould Prize, an award given in recognition of exemplary efforts to advance public understanding of evolutionary science.
Six of UW–Madison’s most promising rising faculty have been named recipients of this year’s Romnes Faculty Fellowships.
Ten UW–Madison faculty members have been honored for their research with Kellett Mid-Career Awards.
President Barack Obama has announced that he will nominate Adam Gamoran as a member of the National Board for Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education.
Three Institute for Research on Poverty research affiliates at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have received a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to examine the effects of Section 8 housing subsidy receipts on the economic self-sufficiency of low-income families and the educational opportunities of their children.
Two University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists have been named fellows of the American Geophysical Union, a distinction made for exceptional scientific contributions and eminence in the Earth or space sciences.
Environmental groups annually spend upwards of $1 billion on projects aimed at restoring streams and former wetland ecosystems to their native states.
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has included a University of Wisconsin–Madison engineer among its 68 newest members.