The school is moving ahead with plans to construct the first phase of a new performance center at the corner of Lake Street and University Avenue.
The Stephen F. Brenton Health Policy Scholar Award will support UW-Madison political science majors interested in health policy.
Carol Ryff and Susan Stanford Friedman are awarded Hilldale Professorships, while Steven Nadler, Janet Shibley Hyde and John S. Gallagher receive named Bascom Professorships.
The new career training model for graduate students in the humanities is seen as increasingly important.
The program receives more than $265,000 in student scholarship funds from the National Security Education Program to support intensive study of the language in Russia and on campus.
Two students and a recent graduate are among the 122 teams headed to Russia this summer.
Stephanie Luce, a nationally-renowned scholar on low-wage work, will give a free one-hour talk April 24 at the Waisman Center.
Feminist biology attempts to uncover and reverse gender bias in biology.