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For the Week of April 2-9, 2015

Check out what’s been going on within SoHE this week!



Professor Sarmadi tests the

potential bedspread Lincoln died on

On April 2, textile science professor Majid Sarmadi along with

forensic scientists from the State Crime Lab tested blood spots

on a bedspread donated to the Wisconsin Historical Society over

100 years ago for DNA that may have belonged to

President Abraham Lincoln.

Featured in: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Read the full article here.



Forward Together, Diversity Framework Sessions

Join us for an update about UW-Madison’s ongoing Diversity Framework implementation process. Learn what the university is doing to actively engage in diversity efforts both on campus and in the community.

Each session will include:

-Presentation Update

-Question and Answer Session


Thursday, April 9: 9:00-10:30am and 2:30-4:00pm (Gordon Dining and Event Center)

Tuesday April 14: 7:00-8:30pm (Gordon Dining and Event Center)

Thursday April 16: 11:00am-12:30pm (Health Sciences Learning Center)



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