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Tue
Nov
15
UW-Madison’s Tyson Miehe ​recently received a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award as a member of the Badgers' men’s cross country team. Miehe is a physical education teacher education major with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology.
Mon
Nov
14
UW-Madison’s School of Education hosted more than 200 alumni and friends on Saturday, Nov. 12, for its annual Homecoming Tailgate Celebration at Union South. People connected with old friends, mingled on Union South’s third floor patio and enjoyed the Wisconsin-style tailgate, complete with brats and Babcock Ice Cream. Everyone also took in the UW Marching Band’s pre-game concert at Union South prior to heading over to Camp Randall Stadium for an afternoon of fall football fun as the Badgers beat Illinois. A photo album from the Homecoming Tailgate is posted on the School of Education’s Facebook page.
Mon
Nov
14
In honor of American Education Week, the UW-Madison School of Education is hosting a working session on Tuesday, Nov. 15, to examine and address issues around teacher labor markets. Panelists include School of Education faculty members Peter Goff and Gloria Ladson-Billings, Sheila Briggs with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and Superintendent George Mavroulis from the Middleton/Cross Plains Area School District.
Fri
Nov
11
UW-Madison's Art Department is hosting a Community Arts Outreach Summit on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The ​event, which runs from noon to 3 p.m., is an effort to create opportunities for dialogue and collaboration between those involved with the local arts community. The event is open to the public and will take place in room 6241 of the Humanities Building.
Fri
Nov
11
Dr. Stephanie Mazerolle, an assistant professor and the director of professional athletic training education at the University of Connecticut, will be delivering a free campus talk on Thursday, Nov. 17 titled, “Transitioning to Clinical Practice in the Health Sciences: Athletic Training Perspectives.” Over the last nine years, Mazerolle has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles on subjects related to work-life balance, professional commitment and retention, and professional socialization.
Fri
Nov
11
Li Chiao-Ping Dance (LCPD) and the UW-Madison Dance Department present "Weight of Things" at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space in Lathrop Hall Nov. ​17-19. This concert brings together a diverse, internationally acclaimed group of artists, including flutist Laura Falzon, visual artist Douglas Rosenberg and textile design artist Meeta Mastani. Together they will take audiences on a highly visual and metaphoric journey that tackles the weighty issues of our environment and our souls.
Thu
Nov
10
UW-Madison’s Bruce King recently wrote an article titled “Authentic Intellectual Work and Project Based Learning: Why Gold Standard PBL Is So Critical,” and said the best way to improve and increase equity in education is to ensure curriculum meets the criteria for Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW). King is a faculty associate with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and also been a researcher with the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), where he contributed to studies focused on Authentic Intellectual Work.
Wed
Nov
09
UW-Madison’s Joseph Koykkar’s composition, titled “Time in Transcendence,” will premiere Nov. 11 at an event from Clocks in Motion, a Madison percussion ensemble. Koykkar is professor with UW-Madison’s Dance Department. His “Time in Transendence” was written specifically for Clocks in Motion and features hand-made microtonal percussion instruments and many more drums and keyboard instruments. The concert will take place at the First Unitarian Society at 7:30 p.m. in the Atrium Auditorium.
Tue
Nov
08
UW-Madison alumnus Robert Frahm is the author of a new case study released by the Grantmakers for Education titled, “The Promise: A Case Study of Say Yes to Education in Buffalo.” Frahm is a member of the School of Education’s Board of Visitors and is a freelance journalist who has written about education for more than 40 years. He received his undergraduate degree in English education from UW-Madison in 1968.
Fri
Nov
04
Marlene Skog's "Dionysian Sea," a contemporary ballet ensemble work for seven dancers, was selected by adjudication to be performed at the Charlotte Dance Festival, Saturday, March 18, 2017. Skog is a choreographer and an assistant professor with UW-Madison’s Dance Department. The core of Skog’s work addresses the enduring question of what it means to be human and is purposeful in its strong synthesis of movement, music and message.
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