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Henderson earns champion award

The University of Wisconsin Foundation Women’s Philanthropy Council has chosen Engineering Physics Professor Douglass Henderson as one of two UW-Madison recipients of the 2011 Champion Awards. The awards recognize UW-Madison faculty and staff members who have made a difference for women on campus. Henderson is a UW-Madison professor of Engineering Physics and faculty director of the College of Engineering Graduate Engineering Research Scholars (GERS) program. Henderson was selected for his role with GERS, where, through his recruitment efforts and ongoing mentorship, UW-Madison has grown to graduate the highest percentage of women-of-color PhDs among the nation's top 20 engineering programs.

Mark Riechers