UW-Madison School of Education - Alumni News

School of Education Alumni News

We like to both share what our alumni are up to and share information that may be of interest to our alumni. Please use our online form to send in your news for posting here, in our other alumni publications, and on our "For Alumni" website.

Mon
Jun
04
Art Dept Alum Featured in Oshkosh Museum Exhibit
Alumnus Alan Moss (MFA 1974) was featured in an Oshkosh Northwestern article about a new exhibit opening at the Oshkosh Public Museum. Moss won an award for his Etch-a-Sketch artwork when he was a student in the Art Department in the early 1970s.
Wed
May
23
Recent C&I Alum Received UW Outstanding Woman of Color Award
Rohany Nayan (PhD 2012) received a UW-Madison Outstanding Woman of Color Award from the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity.
Tue
May
22
EPS Alumnus Earns National "Professor of the Year" Honor
Alumnus Greg Wegner (EPS) was recently named "Professor of the Year" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Thu
May
17
Hartzman (Board of Visitors) Co-Authors Article in Principal Leadership
Marlene Hartzman, chair of the School of Education Board of Visitors, co-authored an article titled “Breaking Ranks in Action: Collaboration is the Foundation” in the Principal Leadership magazine.
Thu
May
10
Alexander (ELPA) Named President of the Year By Cal State Student Assoc
Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander, an ELPA alumnus, received the “Robert C. Maxson President of the Year Award” for the second time.
Mon
Apr
23
C&I Alumna Named One of Nine Finalists for Dissertation Award
The International Reading Association's Board recently announced its 2012 Outstanding Dissertation Award and finalists. Jen Scott Curwood (PhD 2011) was one of nine finalists for the award for her dissertation.
Fri
Apr
13
ELPA Alum Named to Asst. Superintendent Position
ELPA alumnus Kurt Schneider has been named as Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Services of the Community Consolidated School District 181, just west of Chicago.
Mon
Apr
02
Art Alum Selected for European Art Festival
Art Department instructor Michael Velliquette (MFA 2000) was featured in the Wisconsin State Journal article about his being selected to participate in a prestigious European art festival.
Mon
Mar
26
Grube (Dance) Interviewed in State Journal
Dance Department alumnus Greg Grube was featured in a Wisconsin State Journal article regarding his dance background, training and upcoming performances.
Thu
Mar
15
Alum Credits ELPA Faculty for Influence Leading to School District Honor
Alumnus Kurt Schneider (PhD 2004) credits the Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department and faculty for influencing his school district's successes.
Thu
Mar
15
ELPA Alum Fraynd (PhD 2004) Receives WAA's Prestigious "Forward Under 40" Award
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis alum Don Fraynd (PhD 2004) has been awarded the Wisconsin Alumni Association's "Forward Under 40" award.
Mon
Feb
27
SOE Alum's Documentary Featured in Cap Times Blog
Alum Marc Kornblatt (C&I, 2001) was featured in a Cap Times blog for his documentary entitled, "Street Pulse," a film that provides a realistic look inside the lives of the homeless in Madison.
Wed
Feb
15
Three UW Art Alums Receive Beyond Printmaking III Awards
Three UW Art Alums receive Beyond Printmaking III awards including: Chanel Matsunami Govreau, Chinn Wang, and Dusty Herbig.
Wed
Feb
15
EPS Alumna Wins Dissertation Award
Alumna Kristin Molyneaux (EPS) has been named a joint-winner of the Gail P. Kelly Award from the Comparative and International Education Society for 2011.
Mon
Feb
06
UW Art Glass Featured in Green Bay Press Gazette
Harvey Littleton, emeritus art professor, introduced the nation’s first college hot-glass art program and is being honored in celebration of the 50th anniversary of American studio glass.
Tue
Jan
31
Professor of Art Gives Back to the Community
Jim Escalante – art professor, alumnus and associate dean – participated in a community event honoring the old Central Public Library. “Bookless," showcased work from more than 100 local artists inspired by the library space and materials
Thu
Jan
26
Dance Alumna Wins TEA Grant
Dance alumna Karen Searles has been awaded a $5000 Fine Arts Instructional Support Program (FAISP) grant for Westwood High School.
Wed
Jan
25
Phys Ed Alum Received 2011 Glassow Biomechanics Honor Award
Duane Knudson (Ph.D. 1988, Physical Education) received the 2011 Ruth B. Glassow Biomechanics Honor Award and served on the committee to create the award fifteen years ago.
Mon
Jan
23
Alumnus Roland Rockwell (ELPA) Died Jan 19
Alumnus, donor and former Board of Visitors member, Roland Rockwell (ELPA), died on January 19, 2012.
Tue
Jan
17
Alumna Publishes Book on Women in Poverty
CAVE alumna Paula Dáil (PhD 1983) has written a book, Women in Poverty in 21st Century America, that was nominated for the 2012 Wisconsin Writers Association Kenneth Kingery/August Derleth award for nonfiction books.
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