2014-15 Perspective magazine

FeaturesWinter 2014-15 Perspective cover

PERSPECTIVE magazine, WINTER 2014-15
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Morgridges give $100 million to invest in faculty
The gift will help us to aggressively recruit, retain and reward faculty stars.

Energy research for a stronger society
Internationally recognized research is making a public impact.
By Scott Gordon

A pattern of success
Initiative is helping to change the face of STEM education.
By Jasmine Sola

Computing with grand demands
Wisconsin engineers find meaning in big data.
By Scott Gordon, Adam Malecek and John Steeno


In Depth
Investing in faculty excellence
By Dean Ian Robertson

From the Lab
See-through sensors, elusive atom, intestine imaging, efficient grid, bioenergy economics, understanding ovarian cancer, water chemistry breakthrough

Who Knew?
Five questions about big data … with Materials Science and Engineering Associate Professor Dane Morgan

The Next Generation
3D piano music, Extreme Engineering workforce is 25-percent students, accomplished undergrad researcher, studying abroad in Hong Kong, robotics team competes, job market for engineers is good

Wisconsin Ideas
System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents  •  Collaboration aims at longer-lasting roads for northern states

Badger Engineers
Meet the 2014 College of Engineering alumni award recipients.

College welcomes new students in style
The daylong event for 1,500 new students emphasized community and teamwork.