Category: Faculty & Staff

Science with a Passion; Life and Death on a Remote Pacific Reef

A robust crowd of citizens, scientists, and climate-curious individuals were on hand to hear Dr. Kim Cobb deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Climate Change Symposium on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The annual event hosted by the Nelson Institute poses the question of how global climate change will affect the ways in which we live and interact with the world.

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Four Waisman Center director finalists to present public seminars

Four finalists for director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Waisman Center, one of the nation’s premier hubs for research and clinical outreach on human development, developmental disability and neurodegenerative disease, will be presenting public seminars during the next four weeks.

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Celebrating the past, planning for the future

For almost 30 years, Vicki Bier’s career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has focused on risk and decision analysis. As a professor of industrial and systems engineering, she has used complex mathematical models to improve nuclear safety and homeland security. She served as department chair for more than five years and has graduated 18 PhD students (thus far).

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