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
Oct
07
UW-Madison’s Julie Mead spoke at a Support Our Schools (S.O.S.) Wauwatosa forum attended by parents, Wauwatosa school district representatives and city officials earlier this month. Mead is the School of Education’s Associate Dean for Education and a professor with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. S.O.S. is a nonpartisan, grassroots nonprofit led by parents that advocates for public education in Wauwatosa and throughout Wisconsin.
Thu
Oct
06
An op-ed by UW-Madison's Katherine Cramer that talked about the divisiveness in politics and efforts to improve democratic engagement in students was published by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cramer is the director of UW-Madison's Morgridge Center for Public Service and the author of "The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker."
Fri
Sep
30
UW-Madison's Nicholas Hillman was quoted in a USA Today Network-Wisconsin article discussing the financial challenges many Wisconsin technical college students face. The article notes that student debt is rising, and “students attending Wisconsin’s technical colleges are defaulting on federal loans at some of the highest rates in the state.” Hillman is an associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and a Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) faculty affiliate.
Wed
Sep
28
UW-Madison’s Matthew Hora wrote an op-ed published by USA Today Network-Wisconsin explaining why it's important for the state to invest in education if it is to stay competitive in the global market. Hora writes that the state must invest in active-learning style education, or else “Wisconsin risks being overtaken in the global race to produce skilled workers.” Hora is a researcher with the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, which is housed within the School of Education.
Mon
Sep
26
Badger Bridge, a networking site for UW-Madison alumni, is now live. Use it to build connections with classmates and other Badgers.
Wed
Sep
21
The Wisconsin Triennial 2016, which will showcase the work of several talented UW-Madison faculty members with the School of Education’s Art Department, gets underway Sept. 23 with an opening reception at 6 p.m. at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. This year's exhibition, which runs through Jan. 8, will feature the work of 40 artists and artist-teams –- handpicked to show some of the innovation happening in art studios throughout the state. The 2016 Triennial will feature several site-specific sculptures and installations designed for spaces in the museum, as well as completed works transported to the museum from artists’ studios. Paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and video are among the media represented.
Tue
Sep
20
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a Badger Herald article discussing the implications of a UW System task force’s recommendation to pilot a pay-per-credit summer tuition model.
Fri
Sep
16
The research of UW-Madison’s John Diamond is featured in a recent report from Bloomberg Businessweek headlined, “Black Students Don’t Even Get an Equal Education in Diverse Schools.” Diamond is UW-Madison’s Hoefs-Bascom Associate Professor of Education and is a faculty member with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. He co-authored a 2015 book with Amanda Lewis titled, “Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools.”
Thu
Sep
15
Madison’s local ABC affiliate, WKOW/Ch. 27, recently aired a report about Hillary Clinton’s New College Compact. Clinton's campaign released a report Monday stating 85,000 Wisconsin students would pay no tuition for a four-year college degree under her proposal. Among the experts WKOW spoke with in an effort to put this topic in perspective is UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman, an associate professor who studies higher education finance and policy with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Wed
Sep
14
The Daily Union newspaper recently put the spotlight on some outstanding literacy outreach work being conducted by UW-Madison’s Gay Ivey in Jefferson, Wis. The in-depth report by Pam Chickering Wilson is headlined, “East educators train to promote reading engagement.” The story explains how a group of educators from East Elementary School in Jefferson took part in a three-day institute at UW-Madison in August titled Literacy by the Lakes. Ivey and Ph.D. student Erin Quast then visited the school in September to help the educators implement what they learned.
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