The professor emeritus of the Center for Limnology was honored in recognition of his lifetime of research.
A new study has found an unexpected connection between water levels in lakes and toxic mercury levels in fish.
Hannah was among the roughly 1,300 undergraduates, graduate students and professional students who participated in the ceremony. Thousands more cheered them on, for a total crowd size, including graduates, of 7,999.
Noting a rise in popularity of digital media, faculty associate Deb Pierce introduced the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s first-ever digital media strategies class eight years ago. Some of the class’ original students now work as professionals in the communications industry — and Pierce says she expects her current students to follow that same trend, too.
Black youths are overrepresented in the criminal justice system. Yet, says University of Wisconsin–Madison Psychology Professor James Li, they are underrepresented by research studies examining the behaviors that can lead them there, and the potential interventions to help prevent it. Most studies have focused on predominantly white adolescents.
To ensure a world-ready workforce for businesses throughout the state, Wisconsin schools and postsecondary institutions must provide opportunities for students to develop advanced language and literacy skills in one or more languages in addition to English.
For scientists wrestling with problems as diverse as containing superhot plasma in a fusion reactor, improving the accuracy of weather forecasts, or probing the unexplained dynamics of a distant galaxy, turbulence-spawning shear flow is a serious complicating factor.