L&S professors Snežana Stanimirović and John W. Valley were recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their contributions to advance science. They were among a cohort of five UW-Madison professors elected to the association this year.
Associate Professor Jenny Higgins was recently elected as Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors for The Guttmacher Institute, the country’s leading think tank for reproductive health research and policy.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) is honoring two L&S alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards this fall: Epic Systems CEO Judith Faulkner (M.S.'67, Computer Sciences) and former Food Network producer and educator Doris Feldman Weisberg (B.S.'58, Psychology).
In September, German Professor Mark Louden received the Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Prize. Our Q&A with Louden highlights his fluency in Pennsylvania Dutch, his views on what it means to be a linguist in today's world, and why German is — and always has been — a strong program at UW-Madison.
Also, Oktoberfest at the UClub in November, is thanks to the Max Kade Institute, which Louden directs.
An appreciation for nature led this senior into environmental studies and political science.
IEEE Computer Society awards committee has selected Dr. Gurindar S. Sohi to receive the 2016 B. Ramakrishna Rau Award.