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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.

Literary award granted to political science professor

February 21, 2007

Scott Straus, a political science professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, recently received an "Award for Excellence" in political science and government by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing division of the Association of American Publishers.

Geography professor honored with lifetime achievement award

February 20, 2007

Longtime University of Wisconsin–Madison geographer Waltraud Brinkmann has been selected as the recipient of the 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Climate Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers.