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.

Thu
Jan
17
Nine UW-Madison SoE alumni earn national certification
In all, 80 teachers in the state recently were highlighted by Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction for earning their professional certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Fri
Jan
04
Recent graduate’s research on teaching climate change featured in Capital Times
Work of Casey Meehan, who earned a doctorate from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction this past fall, is highlighted in column headlined, “In teaching climate change, politics trumps science.”
Mon
Nov
26
Ex-Badger Swadener (C&I) honored by Arizona State as Outstanding Doctoral Mentor
Elizabeth (Beth) Blue Swadener, a professor of justice and social inquiry in Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation, was recognized last month as an Outstanding Doctoral Mentor of 2012 by ASU’s Graduate College.
Wed
Nov
07
Art alumna is first black woman to earn a Nohl
Tyanna Buie, a printmaker and Art Department alumna, became the first African-American woman to win a Mary L. Nohl Fellowship.
Wed
Oct
24
Kerby (Secondary Education '85) receives major faculty award
Madison College Chemistry Instructor Holly Walter Kerby, a 1985 graduate of the Secondary Education program in the School of Education, received the Faculty of the Year Award at the Association of Community College Trustees’ annual conference in Boston.
Thu
Sep
20
Madeska (Art alumus) receives first place at IDADA Membership Exhibition
2004 Art graduate Ben Madeska received first place recognition for his painting "Short Rib" at an exhibition in Indianapolis.
Mon
Sep
10
Alumna Featured on Badger Pre-Game Radio Show
SoE alumna Kell Arps Corey was featured in an interview on the new Badger Football pre-game show called "On Wisconsin, In Wisconsin"
Mon
Sep
10
SoE Alumna Receives Wisconsin Teacher of the Year Award
SoE alumna Linda Bergh was one of four Wisconsin teachers honored with the Wisconsin Teacher of the Year Award.
Thu
Sep
06
Education alumni Bellmore and Briggs greet students at Glendale's first day of school
School of Education alumni Jane Bellmore and Rainy Briggs welcomed students to their first day of school at Glendale Elementary School on September 4.
Thu
Sep
06
Lukas (Art) to be featured in Portland art exhibition
Ginger Lukas, an Art Department alumna, will have her work featured in a Portland art exhibition this November.
Thu
Aug
23
Art Alum Featured in State Journal Article
Art Alumnus Lon Michels (MFA 2007) was featured in a WSJ article on how his temporary blindness has deeply impacted his painting career
Fri
Jul
27
ELPA Alum Releases Book on Leadership Development
ELPA alumnus Darin J. Eich released "Root Down & Branch Out," a new book on student learning and leadership development.
Thu
Jul
19
Elementary Ed Alum Featured in State Journal
Elementary Education alumna Katherine Anderson was featured in a Wisconsin State Journal article about her time student teaching in Uganda.
Wed
Jul
11
Art Alumna Publishes Novel Set in Midwest
Art alumna Ruth Lercher Bornstein published a novel, "The Summer Everything Changed."
Tue
Jul
10
Alum Pens Book on Solutions for Public Education
C&I Alum Harlan S. Hansen recently published a book that tackles many of the problems currently facing public education.
Thu
Jul
05
ELPA Alumna Named Interim Superintendent for Madison Schools
ELPA alumna Jane Belmore will serve as the Interim Superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District for the next year.
Mon
Jun
11
Art Education Alumna Helen Burish Connects Campus and Schools with Outreach Endowment
Art education alumna Helen Burish (BS 1975, MA 1995) organized a series of workshops to provide high school art teachers with hands-on professional development while giving the Department’s graduate students and recent alumni an opportunity to share their expertise and talent.
Fri
Jun
08
Recent Art Alum Featured on Baseball Website
Brian Lindstrom (MFA 2012) was featured in the inaugural issue of the online baseball-focused magazine, Eephus League.
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.
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