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Annual Awards Honor WSB Faculty and Staff for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Innovation, and Service

Each spring, the Wisconsin School of Business recognizes faculty and staff for outstanding achievement in the areas of teaching, research, innovation, and service. The annual awards ceremony also commemorates faculty and staff for milestone years of service and honors those retiring in the current year.

Accountable to Whom? Defining Corporate Responsibility in the Social Media Era

Consumers today have more power than ever before. Or do they? Wisconsin School of Business faculty members Joan Schmit, professor of risk and insurance, and Thomas O’Guinn, professor of marketing, shared their expertise in an open forum facilitated by Jonathan O’Connell (BA ’01), a reporter with The Washington Post and this year’s WSB Business Writer in Residence.

L&S faculty receive competitive humanities funding

Pamela Potter, a professor of German and recent director of the Center for German and European Studies, has been awarded one of 84 fellowships given to college and university teachers and independent scholars pursuing advanced humanities research. Laura McClure, a professor of Classics and Mellon Morgridge Professor in the Humanities, is one of 82 humanities scholars that NEH has awarded support for two months of full-time work.

State Economic and Engagement Awards fund technology transfer at UW–Madison

Discovery to Product (D2P) has granted six awards totaling nearly $600,000 to help faculty and staff startups advance research to help commercialize technologies under the State Economic Engagement and Development (SEED) Research Program, funded by the State of Wisconsin.

You are invited June 14 to the Putting Mentoring in the Heart of Academia event

The UW–Madison Postdoctoral Association is hosting the university’s satellite event "Putting Mentoring in the Heart of Academia" on June 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the UW Genetics-Biotechnology Center.

Jawless fish take a bite out of the blood-brain barrier

May 15, 2019 By Sam Million-Weaver For news media A jawless parasitic fish could help lead the way to more effective treatments for multiple brain ailments, including cancer, trauma and stroke.

New professor brings precision data to the dairy barn

Research by Joao Dorea, a new assistant professor in the University of Wisconsin–Madison dairy science department, is laying the groundwork for this and other technologies that gather and analyze data and pinpoint patterns that can help farmers make better decisions.

Cancer cells under microscope credit PIXABAY

UW2020 Round 5 Projects: Quantum emitters to food safety

Seventeen projects, ranging from topics such as electrical stimulation for advanced wound healing to establishing a Radio Astronomy Data Science Center at UW–Madison, and expanding the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) into the next decade, have been chosen for Round 5 of the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative.

Wisconsin’s first Prevention Research Center is coming to UW–Madison this fall

UW–Madison is one of 25 academic institutions to receive five-year funding from 2019 until 2024. The center reflects a partnership between the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, the Institute for Research on Poverty and the School of Human Ecology.

Save the Date for the 2019 Research Professionals Conference on June 18

Research specialists and laboratory managers are a backbone of research at UW–Madison. This conference is designed to enhance skills and strengthen relationships of UW–Madison research staff to ensure continued growth for individuals and our campus.