UW professors Susan Hagness, Jo Handelsman and Justin Williams have been named fellows of the National Academy of inventors.
Aaron Bird Bear, UW's director of tribal relations, will retire Jan. 1 after nearly 23 years dedicated to improving campus life for Native students and reshaping the university's relationships with the tribes of Wisconsin, including the Ho-Chunk Nation on whose ancestral land the university resides.
UW–Madison's deep commitment to innovation, development and community engagement in Wisconsin has earned the recognition, awarded to nine universities in 2022.
The annual report also gave UW–Madison high rankings in undergraduate engineering, business, computer science programs and nursing.
As director of the Cross-College Advising Service, Tim Walsh's passion for a liberal arts education, his values, principles, and his core understanding of the student experience have added greatly to the advising profession.
His efforts to make the campus safer will be among his legacies — one of the things that made him so valuable in his nearly 30 years at UW–Madison.
Vice Chancellor Marsha Mailick is planning leave for the spring semester due to family health considerations. She hopes to return to her duties in Bascom Hall by the end of the spring semester.
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.
She has experience in community relations and business administration, though most importantly, she has a passion for bringing people together.