New center focuses on the Wisconsin economy

Economics professor Noah Williams intends for the center to examine economic issues affecting the state and make its research accessible to policymakers and the business community.

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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.

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Three UW–Madison scholars weigh in on meaning, aftermath of Charlottesville riot

Three UW–Madison faculty members — Christy Clark-Pujara, Russ Castronovo and Stephen Kantrowitz — discussed Charlottesville at an event organized by the Center for the Humanities.

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In The Big Ten Network: A Wisconsin professor is about to witness and document Pentagon history

University of Wisconsin professor John Hall is going to witness and write the history of the military’s fight against violent extremism. Hall spoke with LiveBIG about what made him take the job at Wisconsin, what his responsibility is to this moment in history and what historical myths he tells his students to avoid accepting.

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‘Go Big Read’ panel of UW-Madison experts scheduled for Oct. 9

J.D. Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy," the common-reading program's selection for this year, has people talking as it touches on a wide range of pressing contemporary issues.

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New Faculty Focus: Alicia Lee

Alicia Lee is an associate professor of clarinet.

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Reprogramming history

As a new assistant professor of history of technology, Marie Hicks helps puts women back into their rightful place as leaders in the development of the computing industry.

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Monica Turner in the New York Times: Fire on the Mountain: 2 Forests Offer Clues to Yellowstone’s Fate in a Warming World

Yellowstone’s recent fires offer a rare natural experiment to see how forests regenerate after burning and reburning at short intervals.

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: Brain Trust

The process of discovery keeps Professor Tony Stretton striving long after retirement age.

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