One of 14 children, freshman Rosee Xiong is continuing her family’s strong educational drive. Four of her older siblings already have graduated from UW–Madison. Photo by Doug Erickson Rosee Xiong barely remembers a day when she didn’t have her fingers on a computer keyboard or some other piece of technology. That youthful passion paid off […]
A University of Wisconsin–Madison associate professor of geography is partnering with scientific societies and geoscience faculty colleagues from institutions across the country to develop sexual harassment bystander intervention training for the earth, space and environmental sciences.
Scientists get funded for their ideas through a marathon grant-writing process, scores of collaborators, weeks of information gathering and a final product that often tops 250 pages. Melissa Skala’s experience was different: two people, 250 words, in 24 hours. Melissa Skala Skala, a Morgridge Institute for Research investigator in medical engineering, won a highly competitive […]
Madison, Wisconsin – Take a magazine cover drawn by a French artist, add in the feminist spirit of Wisconsin surgeons, and you get a Twitter meme that travels the world. It all started in Orlando, Fla., the first week of April, when Dr. Susan Pitt, assistant professor of surgery, was at the American […]
The six winners of the 2016 University of Wisconsin-Madison Outstanding Women of Color awards will be honored at the annual celebratory reception on Tuesday, March 7, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Edgewater Hotel, 1001 Wisconsin Place. The event is free to the campus and community, registration is requested. By tradition, these six […]