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Announcing: The Tamara Grigsby Memorial Fund for Diversity and Inclusion

The School of Social Work is proud to announce the development of a new fund, named after an alumna, legislator, and advocate for social justice, to advance the School’s priority goals of diversity and inclusion within the School and in our social justice work with the community.

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Huang named 2017 Phi Tau Phi Scholar

Yen-Ming Huang, a graduate student working under the guidance of Olayinka Shiyanbola, assistant professor in the Social and Administrative Sciences Division, was awarded a 2017 Phi Tau Phi (PTP) Mid America Scholarship from the PTP Scholastic Society of America. The scholarship was established to recognize the achievements of outstanding full-time students of Chinese descent who are enrolled in either an undergraduate or a graduate program at a four-year college or university in the United States.

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Thorne selected as president-elect of international CNS society

Robert Thorne, assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, KL2 Scholar, University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, and Trainer, Neuroscience Training Program, Clinical Neuroengineering Training Program, and Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Training Program, has been selected as vice president of the the International Brain Barriers Society (IBBS).

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R01 renewal allows Li to continue innovative research in food intake

Lingjun Li, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor School of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, Janis Apinis Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a 4% ranking on her NIH R01 grant renewal application to continue her innovative research on the development and application of mass spectrometry-based technology and strategies to understand the roles of signaling peptides in feeding behavior.

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QI Institute brings together world health leaders to work on everyday challenges

“We need quality improvement now more than ever,” Lori DiPrete Brown, director of the Quality Improvement Leadership Institute, told 2017 closing symposium.  for the 2017 Quality Improvement (QI) Leadership Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Together, we can make life better for those we care for and strengthen our ability to be advocates and architects of system change.”

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