Five L&S professors win 2019 Distinguished Teaching Awards

They are among 10 UW-Madison faculty members who have been chosen to receive this year’s awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

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UW-Madison mourns renowned sociologist Erik Olin Wright

The leader in Marxian sociology is remembered as much for his contributions to the field as his dedication to make the world a better place for all.

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REACHING FOR THE STARS

Fifty years ago, the world’s first autonomous space-based astronomical observatory — containing telescopes from UW-Madison — swept into orbit, setting the stage for a new era of astronomy.

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UW-Madison startup lets businesses 'chat' with their data

Jignesh Patel, a University of Wisconsin-Madison computer scientist, wants to make understanding data like turning on lights in a house.

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New Faculty Focus: Matthew D. Sinclair

After discovering a passion for computer architecture while an undergrad at UW, Sinclair returns to campus to teach in the Department of Computer Sciences.

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New Faculty Focus: Vivak Patel

He joins the Department of Statistics, with a research focus at the intersection of numerical optimization and statistical estimation. 

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New Faculty Focus: Laila Amine

She joins the English Department as one of four new scholars of Global Black Studies.

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New Faculty Focus: John M. Eason

He brings to the Department of Sociology a focus on how punishment causes and is caused by racial and economic stratification.

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New Faculty Focus: Nicolas Garcia Trillos

He brings interests in math and machine learning to the Department of Statistics.

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