Military historian to serve Joint Chiefs of Staff

A dedication to both scholarship and service has defined the career of John Hall, the Ambrose-Hesseltine Associate Professor of U.S. Military History in the UW-Madison Department of History. A new appointment as a historian for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Department of Defense will allow him to continue the dual pursuits.

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Incoming students eagerly await fall

At Student Orientation, Advising and Registration, or SOAR, sessions, new UW-Madison students register for classes and learn more about campus life. We checked in with a few College of Letters & Science majors to learn what they’re most looking forward to in the semester ahead. 

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Podcast project receives NEH grant

Communication Arts assistant professors Jeremy Morris and Eric Hoyt are investigating the golden age of podcasting to make digital audio more usable for scholars and the public.

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Making their way, finding their place

During the six-week Summer Collegiate Experience (SCE) program, incoming students get a sneak peek into university life and gain confidence in knowing UW-Madison is where they belong. 

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Shifting gears on the road to success

Geoff and Josie Fox combined backgrounds in physics and art history, an appreciation for adventure, and a willingness to change course to gain incredible traction in the action sports industry. 

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A happy homecoming for Russ Shafer-Landau

After a two-year stint at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Parr Center for Ethics, the metaethics expert is glad to be back at the UW-Madison philosophy department. 

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The internship advantage

L&S students like Grace Corry find experience in the working world a powerful launchpad to successful careers.

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Three L&S students win Dean’s Prizes

The College of Letters & Science is proud to announce that three L&S students have earned Dean’s Prizes, an honor awarded annually to outstanding scholars in the senior class.

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Harvesting data to grow farmers markets

Two UW-Madison researchers have created tools to help market managers around the country collect, interpret and utilize metrics to bolster their business model. 

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