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
Jul
15
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman spoke about student loan debt and Hillary Clinton’s new higher education proposals during an appearance Thursday, July 14, on “All Sides with Ann Fisher,” a public affairs talk show on WOSU public radio in Ohio. The segment that included Hillman was called, “Student Debt: What Led To It, How Students Can Plan For Affordable Education.” Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Fri
Jul
08
We are thrilled to announce that, effective July 1, the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) is integrated into the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The center is now part of ELPA’s Higher, Postsecondary and Continuing Education (HPCE) program.
Fri
Jul
08
Madison's Isthmus newspaper recently posted a report about seated ballet classes being offered by J Matzner, a UW-Madison alumna who teaches at the Kehl School of Dance. Matzner is teaching people with mobility challenges to explore the beauty of ballet. The classes started in January 2014 and are believed to be the first of their kind in the area. Matzner earned an undergraduate degree from the School of Education’s Dance Department in May 2013.
Tue
Jun
28
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski was quoted in a Capital Times article discussing the implications of the Supreme Court's recent ruling​ on affirmative action ​for practices at UW-Madison.
Mon
Jun
27
A new article by UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman examining the importance of geography when it comes to opportunities in higher education was recently published by the American Educational Research Journal (AERJ). The report is titled, “Geography of College Opportunity: The Case of Education Deserts.” AERJ is the American Educational Research Association’s flagship journal. Hillman writes that "this study finds that the number of local colleges varies along lines of race and class. ... These can result in education deserts, or places where opportunities richly available for some communities are rare (or even nonexistent) in others.”
Fri
Jun
24
The New York Times recently published an article headlined, “How Public Universities Are Addressing Declines in State Funding.” The Times reports how it asked "three top educators about potential solutions to the funding problems" -- and among those interviewed was UW-Madison's Clifton Conrad, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and a faculty member in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Wed
Jun
22
Education Week recently published a report headlined, “The ‘Maker’ Movement Is Coming to K-12: Can Schools Get It Right?” UW-Madison’s Erica Halverson is among the range of experts -- from a number of fields -- interviewed for this in-depth report. The associate professor with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction tells Education Week, "The fear out there is that schools have to choose between making and academic work, but empirically that turns out not to be true."
Mon
Jun
20
The Business Insider recently posted an article headlined, “Here's why you shouldn't pressure kids to be successful in only one sport.” The report is based on a study out of UW-Madison that found high school athletes who focus on a single sport appear more likely to have knee and hip injuries. David Bell, an assistant professor with the School of Education's Department of Kinesiology, is the lead author of the study. It is co-authored by, among others, Department of Kinesiology Ph.D. students Eric Post and Stephanie Trigsted.
Thu
Jun
09
UW-Madison’s Jerlando F.L. Jackson is quoted in a recent Diverse Issues in Higher Education news report headlined, “Brown University Making Bold Bid to Assure Diversity and Inclusion.” Jackson, who is the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, tells Diverse Issues: “The nation should be watching with a careful eye, because if one of the nation’s best institutions ... and one of the most well-resourced institutions who have taken a bold stance on inclusivity fails, what does that mean for other institutions that do not have any of those luxuries?”
Wed
Jun
08
Looking to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree in drama? According to a recent article in The Hollywood Reporter (THR), UW-Madison’s Department of Theatre and Drama is among the top ​places in the world from which to receive an MFA. The story begins: “New York or L.A. (or Wisconsin)? Stanislavski or Meisner (or Disney)? Picking an acting school can be a Hamlet-like melodrama all its own, as THR surveys the experts to rank the best places to get a graduate degree.” UW-Madison checks in at No. 24. The Department of Theatre and Drama is housed within the School of Education.
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