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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.

Business professor Nair named to WEDC board

July 26, 2016

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

May 26, 2016

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

May 6, 2016

“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

April 8, 2016

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

March 29, 2016

“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

February 8, 2016

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