Jim Leary, professor of folklore and Scandinavian studies, scored a Grammy nomination for "Best Album Notes."
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.
Nicole Nelson (History of Science), Nandini Pandey (Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies) and Jonathan Senchyne (School of Library and Information Studies) are this year's recipients.
UW-Madison alumni say they have found value in their language skills — and have the careers to prove it.
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.