The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded the College of Letters & Science and the UW-Madison Center for the Humanities $2.5 million to design a new program for undergraduate students.
Biruté Ciplijauskaité, an internationally known scholar of modern Spanish poetry, received the 2015 Governor's Archives Award for Archival Advocacy.
Linguistics Professor Monica Macaulay is working to maintain and revitalize Native languages, starting with new materials for tribal members who are teaching the next generation.
Sophomore Laura Schmitt used a Wisconsin Open Education Community Fellowship to create a new literary journal for middle and high school students in Green Bay.
This year, the Odyssey Project added a new initiative called Odyssey Junior for the children and grandchildren of adult participants.