In the Wisconsin State Journal: 5 UW professors elected as fellows into science society

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. 

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Higgins Elected Leader of Guttmacher Board

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. 

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Judith Faulkner and Doris Weisberg honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards

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). 

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Mark Louden receives Grimm Prize

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.

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Karen Strier is elected president of International Primatological Society

Karen Strier, Vilas Research Professor and Irven DeVore Professor of Anthropology at UW-Madison has been elected president of the International Primatological Society. 

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Sociology student honored for her social justice work

A Multicultural Student Center award is just one accomplishment of this emerging leader.

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Spencer Jastrow a natural selection for Phi Beta Kappa

An appreciation for nature led this senior into environmental studies and political science. 

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Janet Hyde receives lifetime achievement award

The professor is honored for her work on the psychology of women and gender.

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Prof. Sohi named recipient of 2016 IEEE Computer Society B. Ramakrishna Rau Award

IEEE Computer Society awards committee has selected Dr. Gurindar S. Sohi to receive the 2016 B. Ramakrishna Rau Award.

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