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November 19, 2008

Marina Emborg, medical physics, and Su-Chun Zhang, anatomy and neurology, received a grant from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation for a pilot study to explore the…


November 5, 2008

2008-09 faculty promotions and new appointments New tenure-track faculty College of Agricultural and Life Sciences: Alessandro Senes, biochemistry; Franco Milani, food science; Yiqun Weng, horticulture;…


October 22, 2008

Kumar Sridharan, Department of Engineering Physics, has been elected Fellow of American Society for Materials. Herbert Chen has been appointed vice chair of research for…


September 24, 2008

Lisa Aarli has been named director of staff and programs for the Associated Students of Madison. Hans Adler, Department of German, has received the Halls-Bascom…


August 27, 2008

Geology and geophysics professor Jean Bahr has been elected vice president of the Geological Society of America for a one-year term from July 2008-June 2009.

Professor wins inaugural Schuster Prize

May 8, 2008

Timothy Kamp, a professor of medicine and physiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been awarded the inaugural Schuster Prize for excellence in advancing cardiovascular medicine at the school.


May 7, 2008

Steve Meyer and Sue Dentinger, both of the Library Technology Group, were named the 2008 Librarians of the Year by their peers in the UW–Madison…

Time Magazine names James Thomson one of “World’s Most Influential People”

May 2, 2008

Stem cell scientist James Thomson has been named one of Time magazine's "World's Most Influential People," with Shinya Yamanaka of Kyoto University. Last year, they each discovered a way to give human skin cells many of the characteristics of embryonic stem cells, an advance that avoids the destruction of embryos.