UW-Madison News: College of letters & science http://www.news.wisc.edu/keywords/College%20of%20Letters%20&%20Science News stories from the University of Wisconsin-Madison en-us Prominent climate scientist Mann to speak at UW-Madison Michael Mann, creator of the well-known “hockey stick” graph depicting a sharp recent increase in our planet’s temperature, will deliver the fifth annual Len Robock Lecture on Thursday, April 17 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Chris Barncard barncard@wisc.edu 2014-04-08T10:53:00-00:00 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:53:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22701 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22701 Journalism project on water quality wins national grant An ambitious journalism project with UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication students collaborating with each other and partner organizations to report on the quality and supply of Wisconsin water has earned a $35,000 grant through the Online News Association. Greg Bump gbump@wisc.edu 2014-04-04T19:03:00-00:00 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:03:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22704 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22704 Haberman to talk about the power of storytelling in UW-Madison lecture For thousands of years, storytelling has endured as a form of sharing experiences and shaping lives, in real time and across generations. Stacy Forster forster2@wisc.edu 2014-04-04T15:25:00-00:00 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:25:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22702 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22702 UW-Madison journalism school celebrates alumni achievements The winners of this year's University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Journalism and Mass Communication's alumni awards demonstrate the many ways the school's graduates translate their skills to a range of careers. 2014-04-02T17:51:00-00:00 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:51:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22692 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22692 Economics graduate to discuss strategies for balanced Sino-American relations After three decades in which China achieved record economic growth in part by feeding the insatiable U.S. appetite for consumer of goods, Wall Street economist Stephen Roach ('68 BA, economics) sees an unhealthy codependency that could easily spiral out of control into a new trade war and other doomsday scenarios. 2014-03-27T13:32:00-00:00 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:32:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22669 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22669 Six appointed to WARF professorships Six members of the UW–Madison faculty have been appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation named professorships in 2014. Chris Barncard barncard@wisc.edu 2014-03-27T10:22:00-00:00 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:22:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22658 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22658 2014 Shadid Award recipients announced The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will honor reporter Adam Goldman and the Associated Press with the 2014 Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. 2014-03-18T20:11:00-00:00 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:11:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22647 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22647 Forward under 40 Awards honor seven UW-Madison alumni The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) has recognized seven young alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Madison for their contributions in a wide variety of fields to the global community. 2014-03-04T16:11:00-00:00 Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:11:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22602 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22602 Awards honor excellence by teaching assistants The work of 15 teaching assistants at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be recognized in the 10th annual College of Letters and Science Campuswide Teaching Assistant Awards on Tuesday, Feb. 25. 2014-02-25T12:06:00-00:00 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:06:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22587 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22587 World premiere taps Pro Arte Quartet’s Belgian roots Belgian composer Benoît Mernier writes music he says communicates with audience members in a variety of ways. He believes firmly that there is no single right way to experience music - providing audience members are open to its messages. 2014-02-18T16:28:00-00:00 Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:28:00 GMT http://www.news.wisc.edu/22564 http://www.news.wisc.edu/22564