Insider Scoop

Insider Scoop

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E-newsletter for Education Faculty & Staff

The INSIDER SCOOP is the School of Education's employee newsletter. It is delivered to the inboxes of our faculty, staff and graduate assistants twice per month, during the academic year.

The newsletter is compiled and edited by the External Relations Office. Information featured in the Scoop is often published on the school's news and events website News Connections, and shared via social media.

The Insider Scoop Schedule for 2018 is: Jan. 17 and 31; Feb. 14 and 28; March 14 and 28; April 11 and 25; May 9; June 13; July 11; Aug. 22; Sept. 5 and 19; Oct. 3, 17 and 31; Nov. 14 and 28; Dec. 12. 


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The Insider Scoop publishes a series of regular sections including:

  • FEATURED STORIES: News of key importance to faculty and staff
  • NEWS & HONORS: Major announcements and awards
  • RESEARCH: Updates about discoveries or publications
  • IN THE MEDIA: Faculty or staff showcased in outlets outside the school
  • EVENTS: Upcoming lectures, conferences or receptions
  • DEADLINES: Calls for proposals, grants and other due dates
  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Items of interest from the SoE social media community
  • RESOURCES: Useful links within the SoE or UW-Madison campus


Welcome Back Bash for School of Education Faculty/Staff

  • Dates: 31 Aug – 31 Aug, 2017
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Address: 1000 Bascom Mall
Join us to celebrate the start of the 2017-18 academic year at the School of Education's annual Welcome Back Bash.  The event, for faculty and staff, is scheduled to be held outside on the Education Building's North Plaza. Enjoy Babcock ice cream while you connect with ​colleagues from across the School. A brief program, which includes remarks from Dean Diana Hess and the introduction of new department chairs and faculty members, begins at 1:30 p.m.

The Grand Challenges Engage Poster Fair will be held concurrently from 12:30 to 1:30 in the Morgridge Commons. The poster fair will display artistic representations of the 14 Engage Proposals submitted for funding. Enjoy a gallery walk to view posters and learn more about each team's ideas, then head outside for some ice cream and the Dean's welcome. 

If it rains, the welcome event will be moved to the Morgridge Commons and the Poster Fair will move to the Wisconsin Idea Room. 
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