"Fueling Discovery" is a joint effort of the UW-Madison College of Letters & Science and the Wisconsin State Journal. This special section features essays from faculty members across the college about their groundbreaking research.
Three UW-Madison students have been named winners of the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, for their undergraduate work in the sciences. Cory Cotter, Emily Jewell and Lucas Oxtoby were winners of the scholarship, while Elizabeth Penn was selected as an honorable mention.
Three University of Wisconsin–Madison students will receive the esteemed Barry Goldwater Scholarship for undergraduate excellence in the sciences. The honor is considered the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering in America.
More female mathematicians teach, mentor and conduct research at UW-Madison than at any other time in the department's history. They’re not only helping to change the face of math here and now, but making it easier for the next generations of women to pursue the path.
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.