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.
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.
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.
Assistant professor Pajarita Charles' research focuses on supporting healthy child development among children of formerly incarcerated fathers.
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.
Assistant professor Sriram Boothalingam is eager to work among the leaders of hearing research at UW-Madison.
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.
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.”