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
Aug
19
Art alum Sedelmaier creates 2013 Great Taste of the Midwest logo
J.J. Sedelmaier, who graduated from UW-Madison in 1978 and who maintains close ties to the university as a member of the Art Department's Board of Visitors, created the 2013 Great Taste of the Midwest logo.
Wed
Aug
07
UW-Madison alumnus Bohl featured in Battle Creek (Mich.) Enquirer
Jeff Bohl, who earned a master’s degree from UW-Madison’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 1998, was featured Tuesday in an article that appeared in the Battle Creek (Mich.) Enquirer. Bohl is the new principal at Lakeview High School, which is located in St. Clair Shores, Mich.
Tue
Jul
30
Showcase of Wisconsin art to feature numerous works of UW faculty, alums
The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art will be highlighting 35 of Wisconsin's most innovative artists during the 2013 Wisconsin Triennial in September, The Capital Times reports. And half of those artists whose work will be showcased have ties to UW-Madison’s Art Department.
Mon
Jul
22
UW alum’s ‘The Fifty United Plates’ campaign soaring on kickstarter.com
UW-Madison alumnus Ryan Lawless, who earned an MFA in ceramic sculpture from the Art Department in 2012, is enjoying wild success with a Kickstarter.com campaign titled, "The Fifty United Plates." Ryan Lawless is half of Corbé Company with his partner Kaitlyn Lawless, and together they are raising funds for this unique art project.
Fri
Jul
19
Alum of UW-Madison's athletic training program helps save life of teen
April Daniels, an alumna of the Department of Kinesiology’s athletic training program, is credited for fast action in using an automated external defibrillator (AED) to save the life of a basketball player at a tournament in Mequon, Wis., Milwaukee’s Fox affiliate reports. Daniels earned her BS from UW-Madison in 2005.
Fri
Jul
19
Alum Smith joins WVU College of Education & Human Services as associate dean
Smith, who earned a Ph.D. from the Department of Educational Psychology in 1988, is a nationally known expert on adult literacy assessment and STEM education who spent the previous 25 years as a professor of educational psychology at Northern Illinois University.
Mon
Jul
15
Study suggests pricey football helmets don’t lower concussion risks
The newest and most expensive football helmets won’t lower an athlete’s risk of suffering a concussion, research presented by a UW-Madison alumnus at last week’s annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine indicates.
Mon
Jul
15
Little Monroe Gallery showcasing work of Art alum Espeseth
Espeseth’s show includes four silver-point drawings and three India ink drawings. He earned his MFA in graphics from UW-Madison in 2000.
Sat
Jun
15
School of Education alumnus Caire earns McDowell Alumni Achievement Award
The McDowell Alumni Achievement Award, presented by the UW-Madison’s Multicultural Student Center, recognizes Badger graduates who identify as persons of color, embody the Wisconsin Idea and enhance the Wisconsin Experience.
Sun
Jun
09
Alumnus Demorest headed to Northwestern as professor of music education
Demorest, who received his Ph.D. from the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum & Instruction, will assume his new position on Sept. 1, 2014.
Sat
Jun
08
UW-Madison alumna White Hawk earns prestigious McKnight Artist Fellowship
UW-Madison alumna Dyani White Hawk was awarded a 2013-14 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Visual Artists, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), and The McKnight Foundation announced. Hawk earned her MFA in studio arts from the School of Education’s Art Department in 2011 and now lives in Minneapolis.
Thu
Jun
06
School of Education alum Navarro to receive 2013 N4A Research Award
Kristina M. Navarro, who earned her Ph.D. from UW-Madison’s School of Education in 2012, has won the 2013 National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics Research Award. She will receive her award at the 2013 N4A National Convention to be held June 6-9 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Wed
Jun
05
School of Ed alums help produce ‘Sugar Day’
The video "Sugar Day," which was produced by UW-Madison elementary education graduates Kyle Walsh (2012) and Marc Kornblatt (2001), features children, teachers and others at Sugar Creek Elementary School, in Verona, Wis., singing, dancing and role playing to celebrate positive behavior.
Fri
May
31
UW-Madison alum wins prestigious national printmaking competition
Douglas Bosley, who earned an MFA from UW-Madison’s Art Department in 2012, received a $15,000 prize earlier this month for winning a prestigious national printmaking competition sponsored by the National Society of Arts and Letters.
Thu
May
30
UW alum named to special education administrative team in Minnesota district
Jessica Hoida, a UW-Madison alum who earned a master’s degree in special education from the School of Education in 1997, was named the elementary schools coordinator for Minnesota's District 196 Special Education Department.
Tue
May
07
Superintendent Evers reminds all: ‘Teachers make a difference’
In honor of the May 5-11 observance of National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, State Superintendent Tony Evers issued an editorial reminding us of the importance of teachers. The commentary penned by Evers, who earned a Ph.D. in educational administration from UW-Madison in 1986, is titled: “Teaching: A noble calling.”
Mon
Apr
29
Alumna Reed earns UW-Milwaukee School of Education Teaching Award
Latish Reed, an alumna of UW-Madison, has been selected to receive the 2013 School of Education Teaching Award from UW-Milwaukee.
Fri
Apr
26
Alumna Curry lands $2 million grant for Project CELLS
Curry earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 2000.
Tue
Apr
23
UW-Madison to award Chihuly honorary doctor of fine arts degree
Dale Chihuly is considered by some to be the leading artist working in the glass medium today, with his work having been displayed worldwide in hundreds of exhibitions and collections. Chihuly will be awarded his honorary doctor of fine arts degree on Friday, May 17. Many locally will recognize his work “Mendota Wall,” which can be viewed at the Kohl Center.
Tue
Apr
23
Benedict College unveils center named in honor of UW alum Kimpson
Dr. Milton Kimpson is an alum of UW-Madison, having earned a master’s degree from the School of Education in 1963.
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