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People here work so hard, not just for a grade but because they’re genuinely passionate about what they’re doing.

It opens up your mind when you can see and acknowledge the differences in everyone, and it helps you in the long run.

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L&S wins nine of twelve UW-Madison Distinguished Teaching Awards

Twelve UW-Madison faculty members - nine of them from the College of Letters & Science - have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

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