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Noteworthy vision

Pianist

In performance, Yeaji Kim's fingers smoothly send music from the keyboard to listeners' ears. In practice, though, being visually impaired made it difficult to discuss printed scores with her sighted teachers. Exploring possible solutions, she turned her personal project into a doctoral thesis that could help musicians around the world. Kim graduates with a DMA in piano performance this month.

Top Stories

Faculty Senate approves research reorganization

Pipette and petri dish

The Faculty Senate on Monday approved a reorganization of leadership in the university’s research enterprise, dividing the responsibilities of the dean of the Graduate School into two positions – the vice chancellor for research and graduate education and the dean of the Graduate School.

Sandefur named provost at Oklahoma State

Gary Sandefur

Gary Sandefur, a longtime faculty member and administrator, is headed back to his home state of Oklahoma.The professor of sociology and former dean of the College of Letters & Science is leaving UW-Madison in June after 30 years to become Oklahoma State University's provost.

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Around Campus

MSC, housing director finalists to visit campus

Banner and Lincoln

Three finalists for the post of assistant dean of students and director of the Multicultural Student Center will meet with the campus community during upcoming visits to UW-Madison. Related: Three of five housing director finalists visit this week.

HOPE Lab seeks solutions to college completion barriers

HOPE Lab logo

The Wisconsin HOPE Lab at UW-Madison, the only laboratory in the nation dedicated to translational research for improving equitable outcomes in postsecondary education, launched Monday.

Academic Staff Art Gallery exhibit runs through July

Bologna Window

Through July, the Academic Staff Art Gallery, located in room 270 of Bascom Hall, is showcasing the works of Linda Endlich, a graphic designer for MERIT at the School of Education.  

Inside Info

Tips for beginners considering a marathon run

woman running

"I'm gonna run a marathon!" Do you know anyone who has ever uttered those words? A family member? A friend? Perhaps it was you. You can do it as long as you have appropriate self-examination, planning and determination, according to these tips from UW Health Sports Medicine.

Milestones

Three Law School teachers honored

Law Library stacks

The Wisconsin Law Alumni Association presented this year's Teacher of the Year Awards to Richard Heymann, Byron Lichstein and Asifa Quraishi-Landes. The winning teachers will receive their awards at the spring board of visitors meeting.

In the Media

Q&A: What is feminist biology?

Janet Hyde

UW-Madison is looking for a particular kind of biologist: a feminist one. The university has set up a fellowship, administered by its women's studies department, for life sciences research. Popular Science interviews UW psychologist Janet Hyde.

Events

Public invited to UW Family Gardening Day on May 10

Gardening

After a frigid winter and chilly spring, area gardeners are invited to celebrate the arrival of the gardening season — and gather a cornucopia of helpful ideas — at the UW Family Gardening Day Saturday, May 10, on campus. The event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Get Involved: Submit an idea, link or photo to Inside UW–Madison.