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School of Education honors faculty, staff

April 23, 2008

Seven people have been selected to receive 2008 Distinguished Achievement Awards, the highest honor the School of Education bestows upon current faculty and staff.

WAGE awards three research collaborative grants related to globalization

April 10, 2008

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) announces the three winners of its research collaborative competition, each receiving $100,000 during a three-year period.

Milestones

March 26, 2008

Jean Manchester Biddick Professor of Women’s Health Molly Carnes, also of industrial and systems engineering, was one of seven selected as 2008 fellows of the…

Professor named first scientific director of national nuclear research facility

February 28, 2008

Idaho National Laboratory has selected University of Wisconsin–Madison nuclear fuels and materials expert Todd Allen to lead its newly created Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) National Scientific User Facility.

Biochemist Kimble elected National Academy councilor

February 27, 2008

Judith Kimble, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of biochemistry and genetics and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been elected to a three-year term as councilor for the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

Two UW–Madison engineers elected to national academy

February 18, 2008

Two University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering faculty members are among the 65 engineers and nine foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in 2008.

Edil receives Turkish science award

February 15, 2008

In a January ceremony held at the presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, and attended by Turkish dignitaries, including the president, president of the parliament, prime minister, cabinet ministers, university presidents, and others, University of Wisconsin–Madison Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Tuncer Edil received the Special Science Award from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

Milestones

January 30, 2008

Klaus Berghahn, Department of German, was honored with a Bundesverdienstkreuz Award by the government of Germany in recognition of his service to German studies in…

Milestones

December 5, 2007

Baha Balantekin, Eugene P. Wigner Professor of Physics, has been elected to the Executive Board of the American Physical Society (APS). Mary Behan was named…

UW-Madison political scientist chosen to observe Australian elections

November 14, 2007

Kenneth Mayer, a University of Wisconsin–Madison political scientist, will travel to Australia as part of an international delegation observing that nation's federal elections on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Milestones

October 31, 2007

Lawrence Berger, assistant professor of Social Work and Institute for Research on Poverty affiliate, was awarded a K-01 Mentored Research Scientist Development award from the…