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...


Wed
Jun
05
UW–Madison alumnus David Greendeer, the executive director of business for the Ho-Chunk Nation, credits part of his success and prolific career to a class he took from the School of Education's Colleen Capper, according to a recent report in Madison365.com. Greendeer, who received his master’s degree from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy and Analysis, is in charge of all gaming and non-gaming enterprises for the Nation.
Mon
Jun
03
At a time when two out of every three undergraduates enroll in a two-year or four-year degree program within 25 miles of their home, UW–Madison's Nick Hillman urges policymakers to pay attention to one of the most overlooked aspects of college access and opportunity: geographic inequality. Hillman shared his thoughts for a recent article from U.S. News and World Report.
Wed
May
08
The latest Under the Law column from UW-Madison's Julie Underwood is headlined “Weighing responsibility for providing equitable and adequate education.” Communities have an interest in ensuring children receive an adequate education. But how do we define community? In this column, Underwood explores the meaning of community when it comes to ensuring education. Underwood is ​the Susan Engeleiter Professor of Education Law, Policy and Practice, and the former dean of the School of Education.
Mon
May
06
UW-Madison alumna Ann Ellsworth finds grammar exciting and powerful. For her efforts teaching grammar, she has received the 2019 Grammar Teacher of the Year Award, a coveted national award presented by the Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar and GrammarFlip.
Tue
Apr
30
UW-Madison’s Julie Underwood appeared on Wisconsin Public Television’s “Here and Now” program on April 12 to discuss Gov. Tony Evers’ education funding budget proposal with host Frederica Freyberg.
Tue
Apr
30
Diverse Issues in Higher Education examines the National Study of Intercollegiate Athletics (NSIA), and the role that UW–Madison's Jerlando Jackson and alumnus Sean Frazier play in its mission. The NSIA, which officially launched last month, was started with the mission of generating an empirical understanding of the organizational culture of the more than 13,000 professionals currently working in intercollegiate athletics.
Fri
Apr
26
WISCAPE's Noel Radomski talked to the Wisconsin State Journal about a recent SHEEO report, which found that Wisconsin had one of the largest per-student declines in higher education between 2013 and 2018.
Thu
Apr
25
VSA, the International Organization on Arts and Disability, posted a report highlighting ​work UW-Madison's Karla Ausderau and her team ​conducted with the Madison Children’s Museum to make that facility more accessible to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Ausderau tells VSA that this work has embodied the Wisconsin Idea, saying “it helps academic institutions get out of their silos to benefit the community, while also educating the next generation of practitioners.” Ausderau is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology.
Wed
Apr
24
UW-Madison’s Aaron Bird Bear can be seen on an episode of the Milwaukee PBS program "Around the Corner with John McGivern." The second episode which covers Madison, this segment gives insight into some of Madison’s lesser known features. Bird Bear developed the First Nations Heritage Tour to promote understanding of the history of Madison’s landscapes and address major racial equity issues.
Mon
Apr
22
The School of Education’s Art Department recently turned an underused space into a new gallery called Backspace. Tone, a local cultural news outlet, reported on this new space. Doug Rosenberg, a professor of video, performance, and installation art and chair of the Art Department, tells Tone he had noticed an old loading dock in the Arts Lofts building that was filled with forgotten furniture and junk. Rosenberg tells Tone, though, that it “was an artist’s dream space.”
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