Centro Hispano has announced that Sergio González has earned the 2017 Ilda Conteris Thomas Award and will be honored as part of a year-end banquet hosted by Centro Hispano on Friday, Nov. 17, at the Madison Club.
The three recipients, now teaching science in Monona, Rhinelander and Wauwatosa, are members of the 2017 class at the Knowles Teacher Initiative, whose purpose is “to increase the number of high-quality high school science and mathematics teachers."
Four students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been selected as recipients of the Fulbright-Hays-Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Awards for 2017, the U.S. Department of Education has announced.
University of Wisconsin-Madison neuroscientist and professor Richard Davidson has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the premier authority dedicated to the health and medical sciences. The academy awards this honor to the world's top experts who demonstrate outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service in the field.
Tuesday's announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish of the California Institute of Technology, bears University of Wisconsin System connections.
Professor Emeritus Daniel Doeppers' book named a finalist for the National Book Awards of the Philippines
Professor Emeritus Daniel F. Doeppers' book, Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850–1945, is among the finalists in the history category for the National Book Awards of the Philippines.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) will honor four alumni with its highest distinction: the Distinguished Alumni Award. Two of the 2017 recipients — Robert Bergman and Kelly Kahl — are L&S graduates.
University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of chemistry Bassam Z. Shakhashiri is the recipient of the 2018 Grady-Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public.
University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry Professor Ned Sibert is one of 65 newly selected American Chemical Society fellows. The fellows program honors scientists who have made important contributions to the chemical sciences.