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New faculty focus: Michelle Schwarze

Michelle Schwarze, Jack Miller Center Assistant Professor of Political Science • Hometown: Los Angeles • Educational/professional background: B.A. in political science and philosophy,…

Wisconsin Innocence Project client freed after serving 24 years for wrongful conviction

UW-Madison law Professor Keith Findley and a team of law students from the Wisconsin Innocence Project worked on the case of Daryl Dwayne Holloway.

New faculty focus: Rourke O’Brien

Rourke O’Brien, assistant professor of public affairs, La Follette School of Public Affairs • Hometown: Leonardtown, Maryland • Educational background: BA, Harvard…

New faculty focus: David Ronis

David Ronis, assistant professor, Karen K. Bishop Director of University Opera • Hometown: Syosset, N.Y. • Educational background: B.F.A. in voice, SUNY Purchase;…

New faculty focus: Claudia Persico

"Previously, I worked as a neuroscientist investigating the neurobiology of autism," Persico says. "I decided to switch to social policy because I was amazed by the profound inequality I had witnessed."

New faculty focus: Eileen Kae Kintner

Eileen Kae Kintner, professor and Mary & Carl Gulbrandsen Chair in Pediatric Nursing, School of Nursing • Educational background: BSN with…

Biophysicist, chemical engineer named Steenbock Professors

Paul G. Ahlquist, who explores virus replication, and James B. Rawlings, who develops methods to model chemical processes, are the 2016 recipients.

Business professor Nair named to WEDC board

Nair has been on the faculty of the Wisconsin School of Business since 1978. He teaches in the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program and the nationally top-ranked master of accountancy program.

Milwaukee foundation supports early-career faculty’s innovative research

For their distinct and innovative molecular research, two University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists have earned Shaw Scientist Awards from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Feyza Engin, assistant professor of biomolecular chemistry, and Srivatsan Raman, assistant professor of biochemistry, will each receive $200,000 in seed funding to advance their work. For more than 30 years, the Shaw Scientist Program has supported early career investigators pursuing promising ideas in biochemistry, biological sciences and cancer research.

Culver to lead Center for Journalism Ethics

“The industry faces many pressures, yet the journalism itself has never been stronger,” Culver says.

Blank’s Slate: UW–Madison, the Board of Regents and tenure

Chancellor Rebecca Blank comments on the Friday, April 8, decision of the UW System Board of Regents to approve a UW–Madison policy on tenure.

Colleagues, students remember journalism professor Baughman

“He was his own man,” says friend and colleague Donald Downs. “Isn’t that what a college education is supposed to instill?”

Law School bioethicist selected for innovative research chair

R. Alta Charo will use the opportunity to focus on her research and write a book offering unconventional takes on several areas of bioethics.

Special University Committee meeting set for Friday

A special University Committee meeting to gather comment on the UW System Tenure Policy Task Force report is set for 10 a.m. Friday in Room 260 of Bascom Hall.