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
Jan
23
Brava magazine recently released its “2019 Women to Watch” list, and among those being profiled is UW-Madison student Doua Kha. Kha, who is pursuing a master's degree from the School of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction, does important research and volunteer work to help other young people better understand their identities.
Tue
Jan
22
The Baraboo (Wisconsin) News Republic earlier this month put the spotlight on innovative rural education work being conducted by researchers at UW-Madison. The article explains how the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) started a “Teacher Speakout!” program in 2016. The newspaper interviews Katie McCabe, a doctoral student with the School of Education's special education program, for the report.
Fri
Jan
18
WhoWhatWhy.org last month published a report explaining that, “nearly 65 years after the landmark 'Brown v. Board of Education' ruling, schools across the U.S. are quietly being resegregated — and many were never fully desegregated to start with. Among the experts utilized to put this topic in perspective is UW-Madison’s Walter Stern, an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies.
Tue
Jan
15
With 2019 now upon us, Kappan magazine recently took a look back at its most popular stories, as determined by readers, for the previous year. And in 2018, checking in at No. 2 is an Under the Law column from UW-Madison’s Julie Underwood titled, “School uniforms, dress codes, and free expression: What’s the balance?” The deck headline on this popular article, which appeared in the Feb. 26 issue, reads, “Requiring school uniforms may be less legally fraught than implementing a school dress code.” Underwood is the Susan Engeleiter Professor of Education Law, Policy and Practice, and the former dean of the School of Education.
Mon
Jan
14
UW-Madison’s John Rudolph was recently interviewed for a segment on Swiss Public Radio’s “Tout un Monde” program to talk about historical trends in education in the United States. Rudolph is chair of the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Rudolph says “Tour un Monde” was producing a five-part series, which ran all week, that examined various issues related to schools and education. “Tout un Monde” is a daily French-language program that is broadcast by Swiss Public Radio each morning.
Thu
Jan
10
Two local media outlets gave glowing reviews to dance performances created by UW-Madison’s Li Chiao-Ping and her Li Chiao-Ping Dance team. In these reviews, Li was named a "Madison treasure" (Isthmus) whose "earnest performance" (Badger Herald) was a "thought-provoking experience" (Badger Herald) which gave "goosebumps and a sense of total satisfaction" (Isthmus) to the audience. Li is a Vilas Professor at UW-Madison and a faculty member with the School of Education’s Dance Department.
Fri
Jan
04
Aaron Bird Bear, who gives unique tours of UW-Madison’s campus, was recently interviewed by Wisconsin Life about his commitment to sharing the land's full history. In this interview, Bird Bear takes Wisconsin Life on a tour of UW-Madison’s historically rich campus, showcasing monuments and landmarks in a different light.
Mon
Dec
31
Artimage.org looks back at “2018’s top art stories,” and among those being put in the spotlight is a report on the work of UW-Madison’s Faisal Abdu’Allah. The associate professor with the School of Education’s Art Department is an internationally acclaimed artist who creates iconographic imagery of power, race, masculinity, violence and faith to challenge the values and ideologies attached to those images. Artimage interviewed Abdu’Allah in February 2018 to ask him about his exhibition, "The Duppy Conqueror & Other Works."
Mon
Dec
31
After two years of renovations, the City of Madison is reopening the Municipal Building — and it includes the artistic voices of several people with ties to UW-Madison's School of Education.
Fri
Dec
28
The Isthmus recently profiled UW-Madison's Helen Lee, an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Art Department, and her innovative work in the Glass Lab.
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