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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.


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…

Humanities researchers earn fellowships

August 21, 2007

Four scholars in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison were named recipients of the 2006-2007 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellowships.

UW-Madison among Hartwell Foundation’s 2007 top ten biomedical research centers

August 20, 2007

For the second year in a row, the Hartwell Foundation of Memphis, Tenn., has named the University of Wisconsin–Madison as one of its Top Ten Centers of Biomedical Research.

Biochemist Frey honored for career leadership

August 16, 2007

The American Chemical Society's Division of Biological Chemistry will host a symposium in recognition of a UW–Madison biochemist's career achievements.

Limnologist receives preeminent international award

August 10, 2007

University of Wisconsin–Madison limnologist Stephen Carpenter joins the select ranks of the world's most distinguished lake researchers next week, when he will receive the highest international honor in his field.

Bacteriologist tabbed for prestigious NIH research award

July 5, 2007

Richard L. Gourse, a professor of bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an expert on the critical early steps of gene expression, has received a prestigious MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health, which provides research funding for up to 10 years.

Professor recognized for work on climate change and insurance

June 22, 2007

Dan Anderson, a University of Wisconsin–Madison business professor, has won a $10,000 stipend for his paper on risk management as it relates to global warming and climate change.

Two faculty named American Academy fellows

April 30, 2007

Two faculty members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been elected Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Historian’s book wins prestigious award

April 18, 2007

A pioneering study of the critical role that violence played in shaping the United States has won Ned Blackhawk, associate professor of history and American Indian studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Organization of American Historian's (OAH) Frederick Jackson Turner Award.

UW-Madison geographer receives achievement award

April 17, 2007

James Knox, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been awarded the Presidential Achievement Award by the Association of American Geographers.

Chemistry professor receives National Science Board Public Service Award

April 17, 2007

Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, a University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry professor who pioneered new ways to encourage public understanding of science through his enthusiastic communications and visually exciting chemical demonstrations, will receive the 2007 National Science Board Public Service Award.

Four UW–Madison faculty honored with Hilldale Awards

March 28, 2007

Four faculty members have received the 2007 Hilldale Awards, which annually recognize excellence in teaching, research and service.

Preparing for better weather forecasts

March 27, 2007

UW–Madison scientist Allen Huang is at the forefront of preparations for new satellite instruments and the predicted data deluge.

UW researcher and spinoff company to receive MIT technology awards

March 6, 2007

The MIT Club of Wisconsin, a state association for alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is recognizing a University of Wisconsin–Madison influenza researcher and a bioscience spinoff company on Friday at its annual Technology Achievement Awards banquet.

Six UW–Madison faculty receive Kellett Mid-Career Awards

March 5, 2007

Six midcareer University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been recognized for their research accomplishments through conferral of Kellett Mid-Career Awards.

Romnes Awards support UW–Madison’s emerging stars

March 5, 2007

Five of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's emerging faculty stars have been named as recipients of the 2007 Romnes Awards.