Bauer award is announced by UW System

News media have been informed that professors at UW-Green Bay and UW-Madison and a scholars program at UW-Whitewater have been selected as the winners of the Board of Regents Diversity Awards. Angela Bauer, professor of human biology and special assistant to the provost at UW-Green Bay; Douglass Henderson, professor of engineering physics at UW-Madison; and the McNair Scholars Program at UW-Whitewater were chosen in the fifth year of the awards program.

Bauer, on the UW-Green Bay faculty since 1997, helped develop the Targeted Opportunities for Success in Science (TOSS) program on campus,giving the sciences more visibility to students of color. The program has resulted in a 30 percent increase in students of color declaring for a human biology major at UW-Green Bay.

Award winners will be honored at the Feb. 8 Regents meeting. See a condensed Capital Times report or the full UW System news release.

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