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Loeser receives WARF named professorship

May 19, 2015

University Communications reported Tuesday ( that six members of UW-Madison faculty have been appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation named professorships.

Tom Loeser
And among those being recognized is Tom Loeser, a professor with the School of Education’s Art Department.

These appointments include $75,000 in research support from WARF over five years.

The University Communications article reports that Loeser is now the Skip Johnson Professor of Art.

The article adds that Loeser “designs and builds one-of-a-kind functional and dysfunctional objects that are often carved and painted. Last year he worked with willow furniture maker Dave Chapman, building three large willow and steel pod forms that are permanently installed reading retreats in the children’s section of the new downtown public library in Madison.”

To learn more about all of this year’s WARF named professorships, check out this University Communications article.