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  • Photo: Alberta Gloria Eight UW–Madison student services professionals win SPA awards April 17, 2015 Alberta Gloria is a passionate professor of counseling psychology and chair of the Chican@/Latin@ Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She walks alongside her students each step of the way, creating an academic "family" that roots them in a cultural and academic context while pressing them to look at the bigger picture.
  • Photo: Dave Black and student at microphone Nine honorees receive Academic Staff Excellence Awards April 14, 2015 The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized nine outstanding members of the academic staff for achievements in leadership, public service, research, teaching and overall excellence.
  • Leafcutter ants Science meets art: 2015 Cool Science Images unveiled April 9, 2015 Whether a close-up of a leafcutter ant, or a micrograph of the neurons derived from marmoset stem cells, or an MRI of the hidden pathways in the human brain, submissions to UW-Madison’s 2015 Cool Science Image Contest continue to put science and nature on eye-catching display.
  • UW-Madison Libraries volunteer James Dast Rotary honors longtime UW Libraries employee, volunteer, book lover March 18, 2015 James Dast is being honored with the Senior Service Award given by the Rotary Club of Madison, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries announced today. Dast, who retired as the Libraries' conservator in 1996, has spent the past 30 years volunteering with the Friends of the Library. He will be honored at a Rotary luncheon today.
  • Awards will recognize classified employee achievements Feb. 19, 2015 Nominations are being sought for the 2015 Classified Employee Recognition Award, an annual program that rewards exemplary performance from classified staff at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
  • UW-Madison seeking 2015 Administrative Improvement Award nominees Feb. 10, 2015 Nominees are being sought for a campus award that recognizes exceptional performance in administrative roles that support academics, research, student services, outreach and administration.
  • Two Administrative Improvement Award teams will receive supplemental funding from campus Jan. 22, 2015 Two teams have been chosen to receive funds that will support initiatives related to projects that won UW-Madison’s 2014 Administrative Improvement Awards. These supplements are a new component of the Administrative Improvement Awards, which were launched in 2013 to recognize the essential role of administrative work and a culture of continuous improvement in the success of university missions. Team recipients of the 2014 awards were eligible to apply for supplemental investment funds.
  • Photo: Katie Brenner UW-Madison scientist receives award to save babies, a diaper at a time Nov. 6, 2014 She woke up in her hospital room feeling nothing short of desperation. Katie Brenner remembered giving birth to a tiny daughter hours earlier but the doctors and nurses had whisked the preterm infant away for care. She hadn’t seen little Ruthie since. “I want to meet my daughter,” the normally polite Brenner demanded of the hospital staff. Her little girl is now a healthy 6-year-old and for that, Brenner is thankful. But she knows the story ends much differently for too many families. Doing something about it has inspired her scientific career.
  • Photo: Climate Quest logo Winning climate change solutions range from meat processing to mindfulness Sept. 30, 2014 The Climate Quest competition to spur innovative climate change solutions is down to a field of five. At the Climate Quest Concept Pitch on Sept. 19, 18 teams presented their ideas to a panel of investors and entrepreneurs, who rated the ideas on many factors including creativity, scalability and potential impact. The panel selected five teams to advance to the next round of the competition.
  • Photo: Ineva Reilly and Ira Baldwin UW announces Baldwin endowment grant winners May 27, 2014 Eight faculty and staff public engagement projects, including such diverse efforts as teaching digital literacy skills to tribal teens, incorporating archaeology into tourism, and supporting young homeless children, have received grants for 2014-17 from UW-Madison's Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment.
  • Darrell Bazzell Employees recognized with Administrative Improvement Awards May 20, 2014 Three teams and one individual have been chosen to receive the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s 2014 Administrative Improvement Award.
  • Teaching and Learning innovation award winners named May 15, 2014 Two teams have been selected to receive the inaugural UW-Madison Teaching and Learning Innovation Awards for their work to promote educational innovation on campus.
  • Robert Schlotthauer Five classified staff members honored for excellence April 24, 2014 Five members of UW-Madison’s classified staff have been named recipients of the 2014 Classified Employee Recognition Awards.
  • Lynn Haynes in the lab Academic Staff Excellence Awards recognize nine outstanding professionals April 10, 2014 Nine members of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s academic staff are receiving recognition for their achievements in leadership, public service, research, teaching and overall excellence.
  • Nominees sought for Administrative Improvement Award March 25, 2014 Nominees are being sought for a campus award that recognizes exceptional performance in administrative roles supporting academics, research, student services, outreach or administration.
  • Nathan Whitehorn Nathan Whitehorn a 2014 'Young Star' in astrophysics Feb. 21, 2014 Nathan Whitehorn, a postdoctoral researcher on the IceCube project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named a “Young Star” by the Division of Astrophysics of the American Physical Society (APS).
  • Nominations sought for Classified Employee Recognition Awards Feb. 4, 2014 Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Classified Employee Recognition Award, an annual program that rewards exemplary performance from classified staff at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
  • Hazel Symonette UW-Madison service and celebrations honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 16, 2014 A University of Wisconsin-Madison staff member is one of the recipients of this year's City-County Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards.
  • Mercile Lee Mercile Lee, student advocate and mentor, retires with honor Nov. 29, 2013 Her gracious exterior hides a backbone strengthened by years of fighting the effects of segregation in her native Virginia. She learned to combat inequality by following her parents’ example: solving problems with thoughtful, dignified solutions that assisted other people at the same time.
  • Photo: Advisor Nikki Bollig and student Mark Kaczynski Awards will recognize great advisors Nov. 12, 2013 The UW–Madison Office of Undergraduate Advising (OUA) is accepting nominations through Friday, Dec. 20 for its annual awards, recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions to advising at the university.