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Celebrating Great Teachers: L&S Faculty win nine of twelve UW-Madison Distinguished Teaching Awards
Twelve 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. Nine of those faculty members teach in the College of Letters & Science.Read More »
Women in the UW-Madison math department find strength in numbers
More female mathematicians teach, mentor and conduct research at UW-Madison than at nearly any other major math department in the country. They’re not only helping to change the face of math here and now, but making it easier for the next generations of women to pursue the path.Read More »
Japanese literature course leads to the ultimate field trip for UW students
Adam L. Kern, a professor of Japanese literature and visual culture, was chosen for an extensive profile on a popular prime-time television program in Japan. The show’s producers wanted Kern to pick four students to accompany him on a free, week-long trip to Japan.
The producers told Kern he could pick only undergraduates who had never been to Japan and who spoke little or no Japanese. Kern selected four students - "total newbies" - for the field trip of a lifetime.
Dark matter detection receives a 10-ton upgrade Read More »
Victoria Cooley: Chemistry as a catalyst for examining art Read More »
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