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Fri
Dec
13
In November, 19 STEM teachers from 18 rural school districts in Wisconsin attended the third annual "Teacher Speakout!" sponsored by WCER’s Rural Education Research and Implementation Center (RERIC). This exchange of ideas between teachers, researchers, policymakers and rural advocates offered insight on what is right with rural education.
Thu
Dec
12
Maggie Hawkins, a professor with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was honored with the International Literacy Association's ​(ILA) Erwin Zolt Digital Literacy Game Changer Award. Hawkins’s work focuses on languages, literacies, and learning in classrooms and schools, while striving for equity and social justice.
Wed
Dec
11
The National Opera Association has named the production of “Into the Woods” — which was co-produced by UW–Madison’s University Theatre and University Opera — as first place winner in the Opera Production Competition in Division IV for the 2018-19 season.
Tue
Dec
10
The 2019 Tandem Press Holiday Open House and Sale will be held on Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tandem Press facility at 1743 Commercial Avenue.
Mon
Dec
09
Jo Ann Carr, director emerita of the School of Education's Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology (MERIT), has recently published “Such Anxious Hours: Wisconsin Women’s Voices from the Civil War,” with the University of Wisconsin Press. The book includes an illustration of Wisconsin in 1861 created by Linda Endlich, graphic artist in the School of Education’s Office of Communications and Advancement.
Thu
Dec
05
The 2019 UW-Madison Glass Lab Holiday Sale will be held Dec. 14-15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Art Lofts at 111 N Frances St. The Glass Lab is a part of the Art Department, which is housed within the School of Education. The public is welcome to attend and are invited to watch live glassblowing all weekend. Unique ornaments hand-crafted by students will be available for purchase.
Tue
Dec
03
The work of UW–Madison’s Jerry Jordan will be showcased at the Overture Center Dec. 10 through March 1. Jordan, a recruitment and retention specialist with the School of Education’s Student Diversity Programs Office, will have his paintings showcased in Gallery II in an exhibition titled, “Human Identity Portrait Stories.” A reception for the artists will be held Friday, Jan. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tue
Dec
03
On Nov. 11, faculty and graduate students from UW-Madison, Lingnan University, and Peking University, among scholars from other institutions, gathered at the Lingnan-Peking-Wisconsin Education Forum in Hong Kong to discuss higher education, talent training, and employment of global bay areas. UW-Madison's Adam Nelson, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies, played a leading role in the event.
Mon
Dec
02
UW-Madison’s Julie Mead was named the vice president of the Education Law Association (ELA) at the organization’s annual conference on Nov. 13-16 in Norfolk, Virginia. Mead is the School of Education’s associate dean for education, and a professor with the School’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. After her term as vice president, Mead will serve as the president elect and then president of the organization.
Fri
Nov
29
A new research project focused on the experience of undergraduate military service members and veterans enrolled in Wisconsin universities has recently been launched at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), part of UW-Madison’s School of Education. The Veteran Education to Workforce Affinity and Success Study (VETWAYS), a three-year, $556,000 project funded by the National Science Foundation, will seek to better understand the unique social experiences and challenges this student population encounters as they progress through college and into the workforce.
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