L&S wins 9 of 12 campus Distinguished Teaching Awards

The College of Letters & Science is proud to announce that our faculty members received 9 of 12 campus Distinguished Teaching Awards this spring. These awards recognize the finest UW-Madison has to offer in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Our continued strong representation is another measure of our commitment to top-tier teaching and learning across the college.

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English professor explores the ‘useful and sweet’ in medieval how-to texts

Lisa Cooper won a 2016-17 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to explore the proliferation of instructional manuals from the Middle Ages and their relationship to works of medieval literature.

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Project connects language learners, Chinese students

Assistant Professor Bei Yang paired her Chinese language students with international students to work on service projects.

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Cinematheque's Healy wins Arts Institute award

Jim Healy will be honored with the Joyce J. and Gerald A. Bartell Award in the Arts in May.

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Folklorist (and Grammy nominee) Leary reflects on studying, sharing Midwest culture

Jim Leary, professor of folklore and Scandinavian studies, scored a Grammy nomination for "Best Album Notes."

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Regents approve request to spend Vilas Trust funds for music building construction

The project is being funded entirely through the generosity of donors, with $5 million from the William F. Vilas Trust Estate being set aside to begin construction.

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