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Li, Loh among faculty to receive NSF CAREER Awards

Assistant professors in Electrical and Computer Engineering Jing (Jane) Li and Po-Ling Loh were among nine UW-Madison engineering faculty to receive prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards. Read more here.

Ladson-Billings elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor emerita in the School of Education Gloria Ladson-Billings was elected to the 2018 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among others elected in 2018 are Barack Obama, Sonia Sotomayor, and two other UW faculty members. Read more here.

Bowers named to Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Professor and associate dean for research in the School of Nursing Barbara Bowers will be inducted in July at ceremonies in Australia. Read more here.

Carnes publishes editorial on new gender equity goals of the ACP

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has published a new position paper promoting gender equity in internal medicine. WISELI co-Director and Professor of Medicine, Dr. Molly Carnes, has published an accompanying editorial expanding on the recommendations through the lens of implicit gender bias, which could derail the goals if not attended to.

Kind appointed to the Wisconsin Partnership Program's Oversight and Advisory Committee

Associate professor and director of the Health Services and Care Research Program in the Department of Medicine Amy Kind, MD, PhD, joins the nine-member panel after her appointment by the UW System Board of Regents. Read more here.

Burnside inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

Professor of radiology, associate dean and director for the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Elizabeth Burnside has been inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows, among the higest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer. Read more here.

Pettersen looks to clouds to understand Greenland's Ice Sheet

Associate Instrumentation Innovator Claire Pettersen, with the Space Science and Engineering Center, recently published in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Read more here.

Prunuske credits her UW-Madison postdoctoral work as foundational to career

Medical College of Wisconsin Basic Sciences Associate Professor Amy Prunuske worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Elizabeth Craig from 2007-2011. Read more here.

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April 18, 2018

  • Event: Madison College STEM Center Speaker Series, "My Personal Journey into Information Technology"
  • Presenter: Zong Her, Institutional Researcher, Madison College
  • Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
  • Location: Room A2029, MATC Building, 1701 Wright Street, Madison
  • Additional Information: Please RSVP at THIS LINK

April 26, 2018

  • Event: Gender & Women's Studies Colloquium Series, "The Gender Binary: Challenges from Psychology and Neuroscience"
  • Presenter: Dr. Janet S. Hyde, Evjue-Bascom Professor; Helen Thompson Woolley Professor of Psychology and Gender & Women's Studies; Director, Center for Research on Gender & Women, UW-Madison
  • Time: 3:45pm
  • Location: 3401 Sterling Hall, Madison
  • Additional Information: See event flyer here.

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