Congratulations to Monica Grant and Mike Light for their appointments as Vilas Associates! Recipients are chosen competitively by Divisional Research Committees of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education on the basis of a detailed proposal. The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance on the UW-Madison campus. Grant is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Sociology. Light is Associate Professor of Sociology and Chicano Latino Studies.