Stories indexed under: Faculty awards

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  • Photo: Trisha Andrew UW-Madison chemist named Packard Fellow Oct. 16, 2014 Trisha Andrew, a University of Wisconsin-Madison assistant professor of chemistry, is one of 18 early career scientists from around the country named a Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering. The award includes a grant of $875,000 over five years to pursue research and is given in recognition of the potential significance of scholarship and innovation from the nation’s most promising young scientists and engineers.
  • Carla Pugh Eight honored by UW–Madison as Outstanding Women of Color July 22, 2014 Eight winners of the 2014-15 Outstanding Women of Color awards, who are heavily involved in the campus as well as the Madison community through their work toward research and civic enrichment, have been announced by UW–Madison.
  • Seven Hilldale and Bascom professors named June 17, 2014 The new recipients of the Hilldale and Bascom professorships have been selected by the Named Professorship Advisory Committee.
  • Aaron Hoskins Shaw awards go to two UW researchers June 11, 2014 One scientist studying how HIV spreads in the body and another examining cellular machinery and its role in disease have earned funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation to advance their research.
  • Anja Wanner in class Ten to receive Distinguished Teaching Awards May 1, 2014 Ten faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.
  • James Dumesic National Academy of Sciences adds three UW-Madison researchers April 29, 2014 Three University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the organization announced today.
  • Richard L. Gourse UW-Madison’s Gourse elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences April 23, 2014 University of Wisconsin-Madison bacteriologist Richard L. Gourse is among leaders from academia, business, public affairs and the arts and humanities elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, it was announced today (Wednesday, April 23).
  • Kellett Mid-Career Awards honor 10 UW-Madison professors April 17, 2014 Ten noteworthy University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members have been named Kellett Mid-Career Award winners this year.
  • White House ceremony Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award April 15, 2014 U.S. President Barack Obama honored an outstanding University of Wisconsin-Madison engineer this week when he recognized recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
  • UW-Madison researchers awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowships Feb. 20, 2014 Four University of Wisconsin–Madison professors have been awarded prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships.
  • Charles Mistretta Two UW-Madison faculty members named to National Academy of Engineering Feb. 6, 2014 The National Academy of Engineering has named two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors to its 2014 class of members.
  • Graduate School door Winners of Vilas Associates Competition announced Feb. 4, 2014 The Graduate School has announced 26 faculty winners of the Vilas Associates Competition.
  • Richard Davis Live-streamed ceremony from Lincoln Center recognizes Richard Davis Jan. 13, 2014 In June of 2013, the National Endowment for the Arts named Richard Davis, professor of bass, jazz history, and combo improvisation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of four 2014 NEA Jazz Masters, considered one of the highest honors in jazz.
  • Ahna Skop Skop elected to society's board Jan. 9, 2014 Ahna Skop, associate professor of genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been elected to the board of the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).
  • Munich institute honors Haveman for service Nov. 26, 2013 Germany’s leading economic research organization, the Ifo Institute in Munich, honored Professor Robert Haveman with a rare recognition, making him an honorary member.
  • AAAS logo Four UW-Madison professors named AAAS fellows Nov. 25, 2013 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).
  • Coe honored with UW System teaching award May 21, 2013 Photo: Christopher Coe Psychology Professor Christopher Coe has been honored by the UW System with one of three Regents Teaching Excellence Awards. Coe teaches the popular Animal Behavior – The Primates, where students ponder how the behavior and biology of our closest animal relatives can inform understanding of the human condition.
  • UW stem cell pioneer Thomson earns innovation award April 4, 2013 A prestigious scientific honor adds to the legacy of stem cell pioneer James Thomson.
  • Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor April 3, 2013 Sangtae Kim, who has held both faculty and leadership positions at the UW-Madison, has received the 2013 Ho-Am Prize in Engineering, the highest honor from South Korea for research accomplishments in science, engineering, technology and math fields.
  • Hilldale awards honor four for teaching, research, service April 2, 2013 Four faculty members have been honored with the 2013 Hilldale Awards.