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
12
The Wisconsin State Journal (WSJ) recently spotlighted the work of UW-Madison’s Stephanie Richards on the Madison Circus Space (MCS). Richards, the development director at MCS, gives WSJ a better look at their community-based project.
Thu
Jul
11
The expertise of UW-Madison’s John Rudolph was recently featured in an Astronomy magazine report about science education reforms in the U.S. Rudolph, a professor and chair of the School of Education’s highly regarded Department of Curriculum and Instruction, is an expert on the history of science education in American schools. Much of his research in this area is now included in his latest book, “How we teach science: What’s changed, and why it matters.” The Astronomy magazine article discusses science education reforms after the mid-1950s, with Rudolph weighing in on how science education has changed and how it continues to change — for better or for worse.
Tue
Jul
09
In its most recent issue, On Wisconsin magazine recognized UW-Madison alumna Mary Hinkson for a role as pioneer in dance, and details her time at the school. Hinkson succeeded academically, working with widely recognized instructors like Margaret H’Doubler.
Fri
Jul
05
UW-Madison’s Bianca Baldridge appeared on the Progressive Voices Network’s “Leslie Marshall Show” podcast to talk about black youth and after-school programs. Baldridge, an assistant professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies, is the author of “Reclaiming Community: Race and the Uncertain Future of Youth Work.”
Wed
Jul
03
The Capital Times recently put the spotlight on the All of Us project, which is being spearheaded by UW-Madison’s Dorothy Farrar Edwards. Farrar Edwards, a professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, is the director of the Collaborative Center for Health Equity and a principal investigator behind the All of Us initiative. The project is an effort to build a national biomedical database of unprecedented depth and scope.
Tue
Jul
02
On Wisconsin magazine recently shared an article showcasing the Tandem Press’ visiting artists program. The Tandem Press, which was founded in 1987, is affiliated with the School of Education’s Art Department. The Tandem Press brings in artists who use its faculties to create editions of prints and interact with undergraduate and graduate students.
Mon
Jul
01
The Sharing Science podcast featured UW-Madison’s Noah Weeth Feinstein for an episode exploring the influence of science in personal and public life. Weeth Feinstein is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
Wed
Jun
26
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) recently utilized the expertise of UW-Madison’s Rich Halverson for a report headlined, "Study shows mixed test results for technology in classrooms." According to WPR, schools across the country, including schools in Wisconsin, have made huge investments in technology. Now, researchers like Halverson are questioning how effective technology is in teaching kids how to read.
Thu
Jun
13
UW-Madison’s John Diamond appeared on CNN’s "United Shades of America" program to talk about implicit bias. This episode is an installment in a series of get-togethers referred to as "Black People Meetings" by writer and comedian W. Kamau Bell, who hosts "United Shades of America." In this particular segment, Bell talks about Milwaukee, one of America’s blackest major cities and one of America’s most segregated cities.
Tue
Jun
11
Launched in the 2015-16 school year, the Tomorrow’s Educators for Equity in Madison (TEEM) Scholars Program, was aimed at increasing teacher diversity in Madison schools. Four years later, a handful of the program’s first participants are attending UW-Madison.
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