Category: Research

“Hidden Gems”: Nelson Professor Seeks International Recognition for Local Wetlands

Wetlands hold a special place in Joy Zedler’s heart, especially the Waubesa Wetlands, where she has lived alongside of for the past 14 years. She’s been studying wetlands like those since returning to Wisconsin in 1998 and recently compiled her own experience into a book highlighting the major significance of the Waubesa Wetlands and why they need international recognition.

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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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