Fall 2018 Learning Connections


This is the online edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education. The ​Fall 2018 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni. A pdf of the Fall 2018 Learning Connections is available here.

Fall 2018 edition highlights include:

• Letter from the Dean: As Diana Hess begins her fourth year as dean of the School of Education, she notes that she is consistently inspired by the range of impactful efforts taking place across the arts, health and education

• News and notes: Check out highlights from across the School over the past six months

Research news: Learn about several projects that were recently funded by federal agencies, major foundations and more

View a pdf of the Fall 2018 edition of Learning ConnectionsImpact: Teaching About the 2018 Elections Conference delivers strategies, tools to help teachers engage students in discussions of controversial political issues

Impact: FauHaus project offers court-involved youth a 'space of imagination and infinite possibilities'

Impact: Trans Research Lab pioneering rigorous research, advocating for populations it serves

Philanthropy: Zemke gift supporting 'sifting and winnowing' via occupational science research

Philanthropy: 'Accidental Professor' Fruth bolsters scholarship support with planned gift

• Media mentions: Sampling of media outlets putting the spotlight on, and utilizing the expertise of, faculty members from across the School

Summer Term: GPS and other technology helping athletes find fitness faster

Imaging Self: Course helps high school students explore the arts — and themselves — in college setting during summer

• Students news roundup

Alumni spotlight: TV series highlights alumna Stovall's struggle for equity at Chicago-area school

Class notes: Check out what your fellow School of Education alumni are up to

Keep in Touch!

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If you have any other questions about this news magazine, please email Todd Finkelmeyer at todd.finkelmeyer@wisc.edu, or call 608-890-1430.

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