Laura Kiessling wins Harrison Howe Award

Laura Kiessling, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received the 2005 Harrison Howe Award, a prize that annually honors outstanding contributions to the field of chemistry. She is the first UW-Madison faculty member to receive the prestigious award, as well as the first woman to win the prize on her own merit; the award’s only other female recipient shared the honor with her husband in 1947.