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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.

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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…

Two to receive CALS distinguished service awards

October 17, 2007

Biochemist Hector DeLuca and former dean Leo Walsh will receive Distinguished Service Awards from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at an awards banquet on Thursday, Oct. 25.

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October 3, 2007

Associate Biological Safety Officer Margy Lambert has been named assistant editor of the journal Applied Biosafety and will contribute a regular column to the journal.

Wisconsin veterinarian honored by American Association of Bovine Practitioners

October 2, 2007

Garrett R. Oetzel, a food animal production medicine veterinarian at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, received the 2007 AABP Alpharma Award of Excellence during the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on September 22, 2007.

Wisconsin prairie to be named for botany Professor Hugh Iltis

September 17, 2007

A prairie in Marquette County will soon be named for Hugh Iltis, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor emeritus of botany and former director of the UW–Madison Herbarium.

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September 5, 2007

Sharon M. Vetter has joined the School of Pharmacy as its new assistant dean for research administration. Vetter had been with the Department of Pediatrics.

International research awards announced to faculty, staff

August 29, 2007

New research grants totaling nearly $140,000 have been awarded to University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty and staff, the UW–Madison Division of International Studies announced today.

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August 22, 2007

Arash Bashirullah has been named an assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Program. Richard Begam, Department of English, has been named Mark and Elisabeth Eccles…