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Dietram Scheufele named a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Dietram Scheufele_LSCLife sciences communication professor Dietram Scheufele has been named a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor. This five-year professorship recognizes professors whose distinguished scholarship has advanced the confines of knowledge, and whose excellence has also included teaching or service. This recognition comes with some flexible funding, and the title will last for the duration of Scheufele’s career at UW-Madison.