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CHESS program manager earns lifetime achievement award for addiction work

Mark Sanders, a program manager with the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS), has received a lifetime achievement award for his work in the addiction field…


Postdoc Anahid Ebrahimi honored for outstanding work in fostering inclusion

Anahid Ebrahimi, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is one of the nine people recognized with UW-Madison Postdoc Excellence Awards in 2021. The UW-Madison Postdoctoral Association, a…


Manuela Romero receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Leadership

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has honored Manuela Romero, College of Engineering associate dean for undergraduate affairs, with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Leadership (College, School, or Larger University Community…

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About face: Recycling initiative aims to reduce disposable mask waste

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, people in countries such as China, Japan and South Korea adopted the custom of wearing disposable three-ply surgical face masks for many reasons, including protecting…

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College earns bronze award diversity honor from ASEE

The American Society for Engineering Education has honored the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering with a bronze award as part of the organization’s Diversity Recognition Program. The program celebrates…


Former CBE department chair Bowen passes away

Jewell Ray Bowen, a valued member of the chemical and biological engineering faculty from 1963-1980, died April 15, 2019, at age 85. Nationally recognized for his research on the chemical…


Two CBE sophomores win awards for excellent writing

Chemical and biological engineering students Aagney and Joshua Olson took home second and third place, respectively, in the 2019 competition for the Steuber Prize for Excellence in Writing. Established in…


Long-time engineering librarian Enid Simon dies

Enid Simon, who helped oversee the day-to-day operations of Wendt Library for 37 years, passed away on February 23, 2018, at the age of 83. During her many years working…