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Sussman to lead Genome Center of Wisconsin

Study Finds Wisconsin Poverty Rate Increased In 2016 Despite Jobs Growth

Institute for Research in the Humanities Announces New and Returning Fellows for 2018-2019

Wisconsin Energy Institute: The Electric Grid And Renewable Energy

Dynamic Modeling Helps Predict the Behaviors of Gut Microbes

Tax Reform Law Led to $6.6B Increase in Unexpected Contributions to Pension Plans in 2017

New research from Wisconsin School of Business shows tax incentives in form of corporate rate reductions for firms contributing to those plans led to 23.8% increase in average contributions.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Recruitments

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education is recruiting for two Associate Vice Chancellors, the AVC for Research in the Arts and Humanities, and the AVC for Research in the Biological Sciences. Applications are due July 31, 2018. Please see the information and PVLs below.  …

Two professors receive Shaw Scientist Awards to support innovative research

University of Wisconsin–Madison biochemistry assistant professor Philip Romero and neuroscience assistant professor Ari Rosenberg are the recipients of 2018 Shaw Scientist Awards from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. The awards come with $200,000 in seed funding to support innovative research approaches and the career development of young investigators.

UW–Madison professor Robert Fettiplace wins 2018 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

By Susan Lampert Smith Robert Fettiplace, PhD, who pioneered techniques to better understand the physiology of hearing, was announced as one of the winners of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, one of the world’s pre-eminent scientific honors, for work that helped unravel the mysteries hearing and deafness. Fettiplace, the Steenbock…

Gardening with native plants: The bumble bee flight season begins

By Susan Carpenter Memory of this year’s late slow spring may dim as warmer temperatures and new growth move across the landscape. Garden areas with prescribed fire several weeks ago are now showing new vegetative growth after a cold spell. Our gardening tasks this month include trimming back…