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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.

Milestones

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.

Milestones

April 23, 2008

Andrew Cohn, director of government and association relations for the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, received the Bayh-Dole Award from the Association of University Technology Managers.

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).