Davis brings African-American history alive

Thulani Davis, a new assistant professor of Afro-American studies at UW-Madison, believes in the power of a well-told tale.

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Language Institute to host Feb. 19 documentary screening

<i>The Linguists</i> highlights the efforts of two ethnographers to save dying and hidden languages.

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Priceless medieval music manuscript now widely available for study

UW-Madison School of Music Professor Lawrence Earp wrote the introduction to a new hardbound facsimile version of The Ferrell-Vogüé Machaut Manuscript.

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Vansina receives AHA lifetime achievement award

The professor emeritus is considered one of the founders of the field of African history.

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Art Hove, administrator and campus historian, dies at 80

Hove earned both bachelor's and master's degrees in English at UW-Madison.

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Philosophy's Titelbaum wins humanities book award

The Gustave O. Arlt Award is given to a young scholar-teacher who has written a book that has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship in the humanities.

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New music performance center to be named in honor of Hamel family

UW-Madison alumnus George Hamel and his wife, Pamela, provided the $15 million lead gift to construct the new facility. The Hamel Music Center will include a 315-seat recital hall, large rehearsal room and spacious lobby, while anchoring a highly visible corner of campus in the university’s East Campus Gateway.

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New philosophy center to focus on educational policy

Thanks to a Spencer Foundation grant, philosophy Professor Harry Brighouse is launching the Center for Ethics and Education.

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Cohen returns to campus for Nov. 18 documentary screening

Jason Cohen's <i>Facing Fear</i> was nominated for an Oscar in 2013.

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