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Two faculty receive summer humanities research support from the NEH

Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months. The stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences or both.

Research to relieve stress of police officers expands

The new work by the Center for Healthy Minds will expand on a pilot study that suggests a positive relationship between mindfulness training and measures such as sleep quality, officers’ perceived stress and symptoms of burnout.

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks

Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court shares insights on her life in the law Friday at the Memorial Union’s Shannon Hall.

UW Law School family law expert selected for research chair

A University of Wisconsin Law School professor will use an innovative research chair to complete a project that examines the civil justice experiences of unrepresented parents in child support cases.

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.

UW Law School accepting applications to new Pre-Law Scholars Program

The James E. Jones Pre-Law Scholars Program is designed to improve access for students from historically underrepresented groups and socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.

UW-Madison alumna and women’s financial equality advocate dies

Lorna Jorgenson Wendt gained national fame in 1996 as a pioneer in the quest for equality before, during and after marriage.

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.

Immigrant Justice Clinic gets creative to meet the needs of children facing deportation

Since last October, the U.S. Border Patrol has apprehended more than 60,000 Central American children who crossed the nation’s southern border on their own.