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Gretchen Anding is implementing steps that will allow for greater collaboration, consistency and communication in the compliance process.
Bill Karpus became the first dean of the Graduate School following the restructuring of the UW–Madison research and graduate education enterprise in 2015.
“My unintended role as a trailblazer has led to a career-long pursuit of diversity in STEM,” says Wendt, a professor of electrical and computer engineering.
The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute’s first two years have been nothing if not eventful. Choosing a director is the next big project.
“The goal of this initiative is to spark new collaborations with industry, stimulate innovative thinking among students, and promote translation of fundamental research," says Steve Ackerman, vice chancellor for research and graduate education.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education received 110 applications for the Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative and will support 70, representing each of the four research divisions.
Andresen, who died Nov. 19, said in a 2016 profile: “I feel I can help the faculty that are looking for cures for diseases or solutions to social problems by doing what I do best."
The initiative supports collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-investigator research projects that are high-risk, high-impact and have the potential to fundamentally transform a field of study.
“As the nation continues to contend with racial and other inequalities, we need research to deepen and extend our understanding,” says Steve Ackerman, vice chancellor for research and graduate education.
The annual contest offers funding for select research projects across each faculty division — biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.
These resources allow the university to support many investigators at once by maintaining and upgrading high-end instrumentation that would be cost-prohibitive for any single lab.
Ackerman will oversee a portfolio comprising $1.2 billion in annual research expenditures, manage research policy and compliance, and lead graduate education through the Graduate School.
Kevin Eliceiri says he has always believed that science is best done by building on the work of others and openly sharing what you have done.