In February, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof selected UW–Madison journalism graduate student Erin Luhmann as the winner of this year's “Win a Trip with Nick Kristof” contest. Her application was picked from among 700 entries.
Michele Hilmes, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Arts, has received a Fulbright Award to enable her to conduct research into "transnational" British and American broadcasting at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom for six months in 2013-14.
Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano will receive the University of Wisconsin–Madison A. E. Havens Center's Award for Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship on May 9 during a rare trip to the United States.
Gilles Bousquet, dean of international studies and vice provost for globalization at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will rejoin the university’s faculty in July after taking leave to serve as UW-Eau Claire’s interim chancellor during the 2012-13 academic year.
Growing up in Australia, Marie-Louise Mares didn’t have a television. Even then, she still got the occasional glimpse of “Sesame Street.”