Category: Students

Ja Young Lee wins Honda Student Paper Award at driving assessment conference

In June 2017, Ja Young Lee, PhD student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, received the Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award at the International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design, which was held in Manchester Village, Vermont. The symposium, also called the driving assessment conference, provides an interdisciplinary forum for scientific exchange on driving assessment tools, applications and technology.

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Faculty Led Study Abroad: Trends in Europe

Earlier this summer, Dr. Nancy Murray, Faculty Associate in Retailing & Consumer Behavior, teamed up with Robyn Waters, former VP of Trend, Design & Product Development at Target, to lead a study abroad program through three cities in Europe. Students were required to complete two weeks of online coursework on trend theory and principles before the trip in order to prepare for their hands-on learning experience abroad.

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MIPA student Frankel receives foreign-studies fellowship

Cassie Frankel, a second-year student at the La Follette School of Public Affairs received a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship for the 2017–18 academic year. Frankel will use the fellowship to study Arabic through UW–Madison’s Center for European Studies.

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Better than your average bike: UW-Madison engineers among top finishers in Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

With an efficient, highly engineered vehicle, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Human Powered Vehicle team won fourth place overall in the 2017 ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge North America East.

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