Faculty in Focus
Longtime botany greenhouse director Mo Fayyaz to retire
When the Iranian government offered Mo Fayyaz a full scholarship to study horticulture abroad, a simple oversight meant the University of Wisconsin–Madison was not his top choice. “I didn’t even know there was a state called Wisconsin,” laughs Fayyaz, who is retiring in August after 33 years as the distinguished director of the botany department greenhouse and botanical gardens.Read More »
UW–Madison chemist named American Chemical Society fellow
University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry Professor Ned Sibert is one of 65 newly selected American Chemical Society fellows. The fellows program honors scientists who have made important contributions to the chemical sciences.Read More »
Professor Barry Burden in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin's retirement system is a competitive advantage
The state’s retirement system was one of the things that brought me to Wisconsin. When I was being recruited to be a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006, I was attracted by a few obvious strengths: a university with a superb reputation, terrific students and colleagues, and the livability and natural beauty of the region.Read More »
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