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Thu
Mar
28
UW–Madison alumna Laura Chávez-Moreno is receiving the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division G Outstanding Dissertation Award.. Her dissertation is titled, “A Critical Race Ethnography Examining Dual-Language Education in the New-Latinx Diaspora: Reinforcing and resisting Bilingual Education’s Racial Roots.” She will be formally recognized at a ceremony April 7 during the AERA Annual Meeting in Toronto.
Wed
Mar
27
Day of the Badger is UW–Madison’s first-ever day of giving — a full day (1848 minutes, in fact) to inspire and encourage giving, wearing red, and staying connected with the School of Education. Mark your calendar for April 9 and be ready for lots of excitement. We know that any amount counts, and our goal is 100 gifts! Best of all, if we reach our goal, School of Education alumna Kathy Chazen will contribute an additional $10,000. Help us reach the Chazen Challenge and support current and future students in the School of Education.
Wed
Mar
27
For some time now, UW-Madison’s Haley Vlach has had a reputation as a supportive, encouraging educator among the many students she teaches and works with in her lab. And now, the university has taken note, recently awarding the associate professor with the Department of Educational Psychology with the Undergraduate Mentoring Award. The campus-wide honor recognizes faculty members for extraordinary outreach and interactions with undergraduates in research, scholarly and creative endeavors. Vlach leads the Learning, Cognition and Development Lab.
Tue
Mar
26
UW-Madison’s School of Education and many of its programs are widely regarded as being among the very best in the nation. The many committed and accomplished faculty and staff working across the School are a key to this success. In an effort to recognize some of these talented individuals, the School administers Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards. On Thursday evening, April 18, Dean Diana Hess will lead the annual awards ceremony to honor this year’s recipients. On Thursday evening, April 18, Dean Diana Hess will lead the annual awards ceremony to honor this year’s recipients. Please join us for the awards ceremony and reception, which begins at 4 p.m. in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea Room. The program begins at 4:45 p.m.
Mon
Mar
25
The seventh biennial Conney Conference on Jewish Arts is being held March 31 to April 3 at the 92Y cultural and community center in New York. “Our mission is to create a vibrant and respectful space for artists and scholars to present new research in the interdisciplinary field of Jewish arts and by extension, to participate in shaping the ever-evolving field into a robust contemporary discourse,” says UW-Madison’s Douglas Rosenberg, the director of the Conney Project on Jewish Arts and the chair of the School of Education’s Art Department.
Fri
Mar
22
UW-Madison’s Tom Loeser will receive the 2019 Award of Distinction from the Furniture Society. Loeser, a professor with the School of Education's Art Department, designs and constructs unique functional and dysfunctional objects, always drawing on the history of design and object making. He has worked on numerous public commissions and site-specific installations.
Fri
Mar
22
UW-Madison’s Kevin Reilly will deliver a presentation on Tuesday, March 26 at UW-Madison’s Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar. His presentation is titled: "A form for the feeling of being alive and kicking: Chaos and structure in Joyce’s Finnegans Wake." The presentation runs from 12:05 p.m. to 1 p.m. in room 4274 of Chamberlin Hall. Reilly is the former president of the University of Wisconsin System and he holds an appointment as a Regent Professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Thu
Mar
21
A publication from UW-Madison alumni Katherine Palaces Narita and Suzanne Kaufman — “100 Bugs! A Counting Book” — was named a 2019 Mathical Honor Book. Narita, who authored the book, earned her master’s degree from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 1997, after earning her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and sociology in 1995. Kaufman, who illustrated the book, earned her undergraduate degree from the School of Education’s Art Department in 1994.
Mon
Mar
18
UW-Madison’s Simon Goldberg is the lead author on a new paper examining treatment delay among post-9/11 veterans vs. pre-9/11 veterans and civilians. This work was published by the journal Psychiatric Services Today. Goldberg is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology, and he is an affiliate with the university’s Center for Healthy Minds.
Mon
Mar
18
UW-Madison alumna Miriam Thangaraj is this year's recipient of the Gail P. Kelly Dissertation Award from the Comparative and International Education Society. Thangaraj earned her Ph.D. from the School of Education's Department of Educational Policy Studies in 2018. Thangaraj's dissertation examines global policy efforts to combat child labor on the historical silk hand-looms of Kanchipuram, India, by moving children off of the looms and into schools.
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