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Workshop at UW Glass Lab sparks imagination of area middle school girls

Workshop at UW Glass Lab sparks imagination of area middle school girls

Ten middle schoolers from the Goodman Community Center’s Girls, Inc., group recently took part in a three-day workshop at the Art Lofts, where they used UW-Madison’s glass working facilities for about three hours each afternoon to get hands-on instruction in making neon art, glass blowing and glass etching. The course was co-taught by UW-Madison’s Helen Lee, an assistant professor in the Art Department and head of the university’s Glass Lab, and Brad Corso, a lecturer with the Art Department.
August 21, 2014
UW-Madison alumnus Robert Jecklin received a Fulbright Grant to work in the Republic of Azerbaijan, where he served as a public health teaching scholar for the five months ending in June 2014. Jecklin, who earned a Ph.D. from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, reports that he helped one group of future teachers learn about public health. He also helped a second group of future psychologists learn about some of the theories used by Americans to explain health behavior.
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