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Two faculty members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been elected Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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.
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.
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 faculty members have received the 2007 Hilldale Awards, which annually recognize excellence in teaching, research and service.
UW–Madison scientist Allen Huang is at the forefront of preparations for new satellite instruments and the predicted data deluge.
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 midcareer University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been recognized for their research accomplishments through conferral of Kellett Mid-Career Awards.
Five of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's emerging faculty stars have been named as recipients of the 2007 Romnes Awards.
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.
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.