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...


Thu
Feb
28
Rashaad Newsome, UW-Madison’s Spring 2019 Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence, was recently interviewed by The Capital Times about his career and spring course. Newsome is being hosted by the School of Education’s Art Department and presented by UW-Madison’s Division of the Arts.
Tue
Feb
26
The expertise of UW-Madison’s Jill Barnes has appeared in two recent reports from Runner’s World magazine. One concerns postpartum exercising and the other discusses how long it take to see results from high-intensity workouts. Barnes is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. Her research interests include the regulation of blood flow and blood pressure in humans, and how this changes with aging and exercise. She has published more than 50 peer-review articles on these topics and oversees the Barnes Lab.
Fri
Feb
22
UW-Madison’s Xueli Wang, an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, recently spoke with The Oklahoman newspaper for a report on the utility of community colleges. Her research centers ​on college students’ learning, pathways, and success, with a particular focus on community colleges and STEM education. Wang explains to the Oklahoman that although community colleges serve an important purpose, they face significant challenges that often leave them with less resources than necessary to support their students.
Wed
Feb
20
Education Dive recently reported on the launch of a new lab on the UW-Madison campus that's designed to examine ​efforts related to the affordability of higher education. The report focuses on the new Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab within the university’s Office of Student Financial Aid. The lab is being led by the School of Education’s Nicholas Hillman, who says he is not aware of any other lab in the nation that is developing such a partnership with a financial aid unit. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Mon
Feb
18
Comicsverse.com chose UW-Madison’s Lynda Barry to profile in its Monthly Artist Spotlight. Barry is an award-winning author and cartoonist with the School of Education’s Art Department. The associate professor of interdisciplinary creativity holds the Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art.
Thu
Feb
14
Madison’s local ABC affiliate, WKOW/Ch.27, recently reported on the importance of staying active in the cold weather. And among the people WKOW interviewed is UW-Madison’s Lisa Cadmus-Bertram, who is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. Cadmus-Bertram tells WKOW that its important to get outside after being cooped up for several days, like many Madison residents were during the recent polar vortex.
Sun
Feb
10
Madison’s local ABC affiliate, WKOW-TV/Ch. 27, recently produced a report on the video game “Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case” and its impact in Wisconsin classrooms. “Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case” was co-created by UW-Madison’s Field Day Lab and Wisconsin Public Television — and has already been used by 28,000 children since October. The Field Day Lab, directed by David Gagnon, is housed within the School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research.
Thu
Feb
07
UW-Madison’s Dorothy Farrar Edwards and Tricia Denman were recently featured on WISC-TV/Ch. 3's “For the Record” program to discuss the ongoing All of Us research project, which is backed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program is looking to create the largest health database ever. By understanding people’s health, neighborhood, family, and lifestyle researchers will have information to better understand health and disease.
Thu
Feb
07
UW-Madison School of Education Dean Diana Hess recently spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio for a report examining the challenges that prevent some from entering the field of teaching — and that keep others from staying. Hess was recently named co-chair of a task force that’s designed to help identify how University of Wisconsin System institutions can better meet Wisconsin’s need for more teachers and school leaders.
Wed
Feb
06
The Mind & Life Institute’s blog recently shared a post, titled “Meditation for Mental Health: How Does Mindfulness Compare to Other Treatments,” showcasing the research of UW-Madison’s Simon Goldberg. Goldberg is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology, and he is an affiliate with the university’s Center for Healthy Minds. Mind & Life notes the exceptionalism of his work, saying few researchers undertake the challenge of analyzing impacts of mindfulness across the mental health field as a whole.
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