UW-Madison School of Education - In the Media

School of Education "In the Media"

Our programs, students, alumni, faculty and staff are often quoted or featured in local, regional and national media. Read below for what they've had to say...


Fri
Oct
11
The Press Times reported on a presentation delivered by UW-Madison’s Julie Mead. Mead is the School of Education’s associate dean for education, and is a professor with the School’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. On Sept. 24 the League pf Women Voters of Greater Green Bay, in connection with the Patricia Marguerite O’Neil Memorial Fund, hosted Mead for a discussion on the future of public education.
Mon
Oct
07
Madison365.com puts the spotlight on Jerry Jordan’s mural at Madison College’s new Goodman South Campus in a recent article. Jordan, a recruitment and retention specialist with the School of Education’s Student Diversity Programs Office, was commissioned by the college to paint a mural depicting African-American history in Madison, specifically South Madison, where the new facilities were built.
Fri
Oct
04
A recent report from Tolerance magazine utilizes research from UW-Madison’s Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC). The article shares the experiences of elementary students and teachers at Tapestry Charter School in Buffalo, NY, as part of the school’s project “I am the author of my own story.”
Fri
Sep
27
UW–Madison’s Nick Hillman, an expert in higher ed finance, explains to Iowa Public Radio how key drivers of student debt often receive little attention from candidates. And while making college affordable is more complicated than providing free tuition, Hillman notes that message is likely to resonate with college graduates and younger voters who are a growing share of the electorate.
Fri
Sep
27
An op-ed authored by UW-Madison’s Matthew Hora looks at college internships and the current push across postsecondary institutions to adopt, scale, and sustain internship programs. Hora is an affiliate with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and a research scientist with the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). Hora is the director of UW-Madison’s Center for College-Workforce Transitions (CCWT), which is housed within WCER.
Thu
Sep
26
The New York Times Magazine recently profiled award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson and her efforts to transform children’s literature and diversify publishing. “She has just set a standard for herself and for others,” UW–Madison's Kathleen T. Horning, the director of the Cooperative Children's Book Center, tells The New York Times Magazine.The Times report also utilizes the research of the CCBC, housed in the School of Education, to spotlight the dearth of books from black authors and illustrators, and how such figures have changed over the decades.
Wed
Sep
25
UW-Madison’s Julie Stamm was recently interviewed on WISC-TV’s “Live at Four” program about concussions, and youth and high school sports. Stamm is a clinical assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. She is an expert on CTE and the consequences of repeated head impacts and concussions in children through contact sports.
Thu
Sep
19
Publishers Weekly put the spotlight on UW-Madison’s Lynda Barry in a report on "Making Comics," Barry’s new book due to be released in November. Barry is an award-winning author and cartoonist with the School of Education’s Art Department. She is an associate professor of interdisciplinary creativity and holds the Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art. Barry’s new book, to be published by Drawn & Quarterly, offers readers methods for learning to tell stories in pictures while unlocking creative connections.
Wed
Sep
18
Michigan Radio recently shared UW-Madison alumna Bethany Wilinski’s research on public preschool teachers within the state. This project is in part a continuation of Wilinski’s dissertation research on pre-k teachers and policy in Wisconsin. Now an assistant professor with Michigan State University’s Department of Teacher Education, Wilinski received her Ph.D. from the UW-Madison School of Education’s Department Educational Policy Studies and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 2013.
Tue
Sep
17
UW-Madison’s Julie Stamm, a clinical assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, talked to Parents magazine about making the decision on whether to let your kid play football. While youth participation in football has been declining, questions about the sport’s safety are rising as more than a million athletes will still participate on youth and college teams this season.
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