Five L&S professors win 2019 Distinguished Teaching Awards

They are among 10 UW-Madison faculty members who have been chosen to receive this year’s awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

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UW-Madison mourns renowned sociologist Erik Olin Wright

The leader in Marxian sociology is remembered as much for his contributions to the field as his dedication to make the world a better place for all.

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Gamma ray telescope ready for prime time

A new telescope, part of an international effort to develop and build the world’s largest, most sensitive gamma-ray detector, was unveiled to the public Thursday (Jan. 17, 2019) in a ceremony at the Whipple Observatory on Arizona’s Mount Hopkins.

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With fire, warming and drought, Yellowstone forests could be grassland by mid-century

Some of Yellowstone’s forests may now be at a tipping point. They could be replaced by grassland by the middle of this century.

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