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Berger will provide leadership for divisional area faculty recruitment and retention, grant matches, research center reviews, faculty awards and professorships, and fall competition awards.
Cricket Harbeck, who restored Bascom Hill's Lincoln statue, returned to campus in May for another project: cleaning up “Man—Creator of Order and Disorder,” a mosaic by James Watrous.
The researchers estimate that the monthly allowance would reduce the child poverty rate by more than 40 percent and the rate of deep poverty among children by approximately 50 percent.
Interdisciplinary research with the potential to inform policymaking will receive a huge boost Sept. 21 with the dedication of a new University of Wisconsin–Madison Federal Statistical Research Data Center, or FSRDC (http://rdc.wisc.edu), on the UW campus.
In an effort to create a dynamic new funding mechanism for bold research ideas, ideas with potential to drive significant discoveries, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE), with support from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), is teeing up a new program to seed potentially groundbreaking research.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank was named the 2015 winner of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize by the American Academy of Political and Social Science on Tuesday. Named after the late senator, the Moynihan Prize honors individuals who use sound analysis and social science research to inform public policy while also contributing to the public discourse on society’s most pressing issues.
The potential for interdisciplinary research is about to expand considerably throughout the state of Wisconsin, thanks to Census Bureau approval for construction of a branch Research Data Center, or RDC, on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
Four members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty are among 338 individuals elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), it was announced today (Monday, Nov. 25).
Over the last decade or so, biologists have mustered an ever-growing appreciation for the essential role of microbial communities in a diversity of environments.
A Facebook profile is an ideal version of self, full of photos and posts curated for the eyes of family, friends and acquaintances. A new study shows that this version of self can provide beneficial psychological effects and influence behavior.
Wisconsin's labor market shows no evidence of an existing or impending general "skills gaps," according to a new analysis by a team of graduate students at UW–Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Two veteran UW–Madison faculty have been named to associate dean positions in the UW–Madison Graduate School. Steve Ackerman has been named as the new associate dean for the physical sciences and Daniel Lee Kleinman was appointed Graduate School associate dean for social sciences.
Several UW–Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”