New Faculty Focus: Justin Hsu

He brings to the Department of Computer Sciences an interest in differential privacy. 

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New Faculty Focus: Kevin Black

The new physics professor specializes in elementary particle physics. 

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Celebrating the French House at 100

La Maison Française marks a century of creating cultural connections for students and the broader Madison community. 

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New Faculty Focus: Paige Glotzer

The John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Assistant Professor in the History of American Politics, Institutions and Political Economy studies the history of housing segregation in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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New Faculty Focus: Mikkel Sølvsten

He joins the Department of Economics, focusing on econometrics.

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New Korean Language Flagship Program to launch

The second of its kind in the nation — which will give UW-Madison students a new way to pursue intensive study of Korean language and culture — adds to the university’s reputation as a foreign-language leader. 

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Just the facts

When Gerald Porter, Jr., enrolled in a journalism fact-checking class, he was apprehensive about wading into politics. How could he distill accuracy among all the claims, attacks and spin? Would there even be verifiable truths to be found? And in this era of political polarization, would anyone actually care about facts?

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Three math professors awarded Simons Foundation Fellowships

Three professors in the Department of Mathematics have been named recipients of Simons Foundation Fellowships. Dima Arinkin, Jordan Ellenberg and Sebastien Roch are among 40 outstanding mathematicians awarded fellowships, along with 12 theoretical physicists.

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Jessica Weeks wins award for work on war and authoritarian regimes

Jessica L. P. Weeks, an expert on comparative foreign policy, the causes of war and international security, is the 2018 winner of the Karl Deutsch Award. The prestigious award from the International Studies Association recognizes the scholar under the age of 40 who has made the most significant contribution, through a body of publications, to the study of international relations and peace research.

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