Global standards organization ASTM International has presented its prestigious Award of Merit to Tuncer Edil, a professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering and geological engineering.
Month: June 2018
“Ring around bathtub” at giant volcano field shows movement of subterranean magma
The Laguna del Maule volcanic complex in Chile is a large, complicated and explosive landscape that, oddly, lacks the classic cone seen on many volcanoes, including Fuego, the Guatemalan volcano that killed hundreds in a …
Study finds “hidden harvest” in world’s inland fisheries
A new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says we are dramatically underestimating the role inland fisheries play in global food security.
Medtronic Partnership Gives Wisconsin MBA Students Opportunity To Experience Global Business
In a large presentation room, a Webex conference call is underway. As executives wait at a main table for the meeting to start, participants start joining remotely from all over the globe—Europe, Africa, across the …
Barnes to speak at Campus Alberta Neuroscience 2018 International Conference
UW-Madison’s Jill Barnes is an invited speaker at the Campus Alberta Neuroscience 2018 International Conference in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
In Memoriam: Peter Paul Dorner
Peter Paul Dorner was born in Luxemberg, Wis. on Jan. 13, 1925, to Peter and Monica (Altmann) Dorner. He married Lois Cathryn Hartnig on Dec. 26, 1950. Peter served in the U. S. Army Infantry …
In Memoriam: Muhammad Memon
Muhammad Umar Memon, a UW–Madison professor who was an internationally renowned scholar of the Urdu language and literature, died June 3. He was 79. Memon’s lifelong work was to raise the awareness of Urdu in …