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Video interviews – 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners

March 15, 2017

UW-Madison's 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners describe what attracted them to teaching, what they hope to instill in their students and what inspires them.

Distinguished Teaching Awards 2017

March 15, 2017

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

Eleven professors receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

March 14, 2017

Romnes awards recognize exceptional faculty members who have earned tenure within the last six years. The awards are supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

New faculty focus: Tom Linsmeier

March 2, 2017

Thomas G. Ragatz Accounting and Law Distinguished Chair • Hometown: Tomah, Wisconsin • Educational/professional background: Ph.D., Business Administration: Accounting, University of…

Reception to recognize and welcome faculty of color

February 16, 2017

The Annual Faculty of Color Reception will be Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Pyle Center. The public and campus community are invited to this free event.

Hugh Iltis, UW’s ‘battling botanist,’ dies at 91

December 30, 2016

Passionate, articulate and informed, Iltis was opinionated, sometimes argumentative, but always a fearless defender of the natural world he revered.

Emeritus Professor Jack Fowler, pioneer in radiation biology, dies at 91

December 8, 2016

A physicist by training, Fowler gradually shifted his research emphasis and is considered one of the founders of modern radiation biology.

New faculty focus: Alejandra Ros Pilarz

November 1, 2016

I was excited to join UW–Madison because of the strong reputation of the School of Social Work and the university as a whole, particularly in the areas of public policy and poverty research.

New faculty focus: Maxine McKinney de Royston

October 25, 2016

How did you get into your field of research? I have been interested in issues of race and identity in schools since being a K-12 student who noticed racial and social inequalities in my mathematics classrooms and the schools that I attended in suburban and urban districts.

Focus on new faculty: Revel Sims

October 18, 2016

"As I learned more about the 'Wisconsin Idea' I came to realize that this mission fit closely with my own work and beliefs."

New faculty focus: Anthony Cerulli

October 11, 2016

Anthony Cerulli's fascination with world religions began in high school and led him to texts as diverse as the Bhagavad Gita and the writings of Jack Kerouac. He came to UW–Madison because of its international renown in South Asian Studies.

New faculty focus: Michelle Schwarze

October 6, 2016

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

October 5, 2016

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

September 29, 2016

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

September 15, 2016

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

September 8, 2016

"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

September 1, 2016

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

August 23, 2016

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