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...


Tue
Jan
17
UW-Madison’s Lisa Cadmus-Bertram recently appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “The Larry Meiller Show” to talk about a research project she is leading that is examining how to motivate cancer patients to become more physically active. Cadmus-Bertram is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. She directs the Wisconsin Physical Activity Epidemiology Lab and is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control program at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, where the clinical trial is housed.
Tue
Jan
17
In an op-ed published by the Los Angeles Times, UW-Madison alumnus Mark Paige and co-author Bruce Meredith argue that it’s time to dismantle the U.S. Department of Education. Paige earned a master’s (2006) and Ph.D. (2011) from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and also graduated from the university’s Law School in 2007.
Thu
Jan
12
The Clarion-Ledger newspaper out of Jackson, Mississippi, recently published a report examining proposed teacher merit pay legislation in that state. And among the experts the Clarion-Ledger turned to in an effort to put this topic in perspective is UW-Madison’s Carolyn Kelley, a professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. The report notes that it’s not yet clear how, exactly, the legislation will be implemented, and Kelley explains that the research on whether merit pay incentive programs actually work is mixed.
Wed
Jan
11
Education Week blogger Rick Hess published his annual rankings of the most influential education scholars in the United States on Jan. 11, and UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is ranked No. 3 on this year’s list. UW-Madison's Geoffrey Borman, Adam Gamoran and John Witte also made the list of the top 200.
Wed
Jan
11
The work of UW-Madison’s Robert Enright is highlighted in a recent magazine article from the American Psychological Association that’s headlined, “Forgiveness can improve mental and physical health: Research shows how to get there.” Enright has pioneered the study of forgiveness in locations across the globe for three decades. He is a professor with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Educational Psychology and is a co-founder of the International Forgiveness Institute.
Tue
Jan
10
Brava magazine released its 2017 “Women to Watch” list and two people with ties to UW-Madison’s School of Education are highlighted in the recently released January issue. Christin Calloway, a current Ph.D. student with the School of Education, and Ilana Nankin, an alumna of the School, are among the women being recognized. Brava magazine's 2017 Women to WatchIn previewing its annual “Women to Watch” feature, Brava writes, “Meet 26 influential women who will make Madison -– and good things -– happen in 2017.”
Mon
Jan
09
In recent years, The Capital Times newspaper has asked Madisonians to share “bright ideas” they have for the upcoming year. And among the people being featured by the Cap Times in 2017 is UW-Madison’s Meg Mitchell. The faculty member with the School of Education's Art Department will be assembling a hoppy art installation on the rooftop of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.
Thu
Jan
05
The Hechinger Report recently produced an article that examines how state budget cuts to higher education across the nation have hit colleges that serve the neediest students the hardest. Among the experts interviewed in an effort to put this topic in perspective is UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman. The associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis notes that some higher education policies aren't just reinforcing inequality -- they're exacerbating it.
Tue
Jan
03
Madison’s local CBS affiliate, WISC-TV/Ch. 3, recently put the spotlight on a research project that’s being led by UW-Madison’s Lisa Cadmus-Bertram. The 12-week randomized trial is examining if a Fitbit and online coaching can help cancer survivors remain more active. Cadmus-Bertram is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, and director of the Wisconsin Physical Activity Epidemiology Lab.
Mon
Jan
02
Madison365.com recently put the spotlight on an innovative art program that’s designed to provide a creative space for at-risk or court-involved youth. Among those helping out with the "Making Justice" program, Madison365.com reports, is Faisal Abdu’Allah and Carlos Gacharná. Abdu’Allah is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Art Department, while Gacharná is a recent UW-Madison graduate who majored in art.
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