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Marín-Spiotta: Harassment should count as scientific misconduct

Associate professor of geography Erika Marín-Spiotta discusses the need for effective interventions in Nature. Read more here.

Cirelli wins Sleep Research Society outstanding scientific achievement award

Professor of Psychiatry Chiara Cirelli will be honored on June 4 by the Sleep Research Society for her research on the function of sleep and impact of sleep loss. Read more here.

Larson hosts Women's Shop Night

Assistant professor of Bio-Waste in Biological Systems Engineering Rebecca Larson started a Women's Shop Night to encourage more women to get hands-on experince in design and fabrication. Read more here.

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.

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Summer 2018 Registration: WISELI's Searching for Excellence & Diversity: Workshops for Faculty Search Committees

May 17, 2018

  • Event: reating a Community of Male Allies for Women in IT at UW-Madison
  • Time: 3-5pm; Networking at 4pm with cash bar
  • Location: Gordon Dining and Event Center, UW-Madison campus
  • Additional Information: Registration required.

June 7, 2018

  • Event: 2018 UW-Madison Women & Leadership Symposium
  • Time: 7:30am-4:30pm
  • Location: Union South, UW-Madison campus
  • Additional Information: Registration required.

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