In On Wisconsin Magazine: Craig Werner on Bob Dylan

Faulkner, Hemingway, Steinbeck — and now Bob Dylan. Awarding the Nobel Prize in Literature to the American singer-songwriter icon might not appear to honor tradition, but for Craig Werner, a UW professor of Afro-American studies, a musician getting the prize was a long time coming.

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David Weimer selected for Hilldale Award in Social Studies

La Follette School Professor David Weimer will receive the prestigious Hilldale Award in the Social Studies. The honor recognizes excellence in teaching, research, and service.

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L&S faculty members receive seven of ten WARF professorships

Ten members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) named professorships in 2017. Seven of those faculty members are L&S professors.

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Joan Fujimura among six UW-Madison women honored as 2016 Outstanding Women of Color

L&S Professor of Sociology Joan Fujimura is one of six recipients of UW-Madison's Outstanding Women of Color Awards. The honorees exemplify being deeply rooted in both the campus and the community through their service, research and community building.

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Jonathan Gray named Peabody Fellow Scholar

Communication Arts professor Jonathan Gray will be one of the inaugural Peabody Fellow Scholars with the Peabody Media Center.

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Math professor Steven Sam wins prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Professor of Mathematics Steven Sam one of two UW-Madison recipients of a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship, which recognizes and provides resources for researchers early in their careers. Professor of Neuroscience Darcie Moore from the School of Medicine and Public Health also received a fellowship. 

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Asking — and answering — the big questions in higher education

An award-winning book co-edited by philosophy professor Harry Brighouse brings together scholars to explore major issues in the changing role of universities. 

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Digitizing the middle ages

A project linking medieval maps showcases the power and potential of a digital platform that English professor Martin Foys has spent years developing — and is now creating a home for here at UW-Madison.

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