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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.

Funds provided for merit- and market-based raises

As part of an ongoing effort to support outstanding faculty and staff, UW–Madison will provide funds for merit- and market-based salary adjustments for some employees this academic year.

All Ways Forward: Faculty excellence

Our accomplished faculty members are the key factor in advancing the university’s groundbreaking research and exceptional student development. Attracting the best, most talented faculty helps us perpetuate the cycle that drives UW–Madison to be one of the top universities in the nation for innovation, achievement, and astonishing outcomes.

Faculty Senate reviews draft tenure proposal

The Faculty Senate on Monday held the first reading on a draft proposal for tenure protections, crafted to respond to recent legislative changes.

Q&A on tenure protection proposal

An ad hoc committee of faculty members charged with recommending policies to continue strong tenure protections in response to legislative changes made in the 2015-17 state budget has released a report with recommendations. The answers below were written by Professor Dorothy Farrar Edwards, a member of the University Committee who chaired the ad hoc committee on tenure and termination, Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Programs Michael Bernard-Donals, and Secretary of the Faculty Steven Smith.

UC approves faculty layoff protection proposal

The University Committee Monday approved and distributed to all faculty a report regarding tenure protections and program changes. The report can be viewed here.