In The New York Times: Charles R. Bentley, 87, Pioneer of Polar Science, Is Dead

Charles R. Bentley, who in the 1950s led a team of scientists that measured the West Antarctic Ice Sheet for the first time, and who later explained the mechanics of the fast-moving ice streams that drain the sheet, died on Aug. 19 at his home in Oakland, Calif. He was 87.

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In The Isthmus: The model lake

As Steve Carpenter, one of the world’s most respected ecological thinkers, retires from the UW Center for Limnology, he sounds a warning for Lake Mendota.

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In Wisconsin Public Radio: UW Professor Tapped To Write History Of Counter-Terrorism For Pentagon

UW-Madison military historian John Hall has been tapped to write the on-going history of United States counter-terrorism efforts for the Pentagon. WPR talks with him about his new task and what it means to act as an official record of history.

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Charles Bentley, pioneering UW-Madison glaciologist, dies

Charles R. Bentley, an intrepid University of Wisconsin–Madison glaciologist and geophysicist who was among the first scientists to measure the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in the late 1950s, died Aug. 19 in Oakland, California. He was 87.

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The School of Social Work welcomes Pajarita Charles

Assistant professor Pajarita Charles' research focuses on supporting healthy child development among children of formerly incarcerated fathers.

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Shakhashiri, presenter of popular chemistry shows, wins science education award

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.

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Sriram Boothalingam joins the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Assistant professor Sriram Boothalingam is eager to work among the leaders of hearing research at UW-Madison.

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In The Wisconsin State Journal: UW Prof. John Hall to write Pentagon's official history of counter-terrorism

Military history professor John Hall will begin work this month on the project as a historian in the History Office of the Joint Staff, an agency of the Defense Department serving the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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In The Washington Post: Memo to the Google memo writer: Women were foundational to the field of computing

Assistant professor of history Marie Hicks contributed an editorial to The Washington Post in response to the recent internal memo from a Google software engineer that went viral on the Internet. She is the author of “Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing.”

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