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Jul
02
Over the next two years, a team of education researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will use a new $1.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to learn significantly more about college internships and how students of color enter the workforce from college. Awarded to the Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions (CCWT) in the School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research, the funding will allow Matthew T. Hora and his multi-disciplinary research team to expand the College Internship Study from its current five campuses to six new partner institutions.
Mon
Jul
01
UW–Madison alumna Dyani White Hawk, a rising star in the Native art world, has received multiple awards and fellowships while participating in a groundbreaking exhibition.
Fri
Jun
28
The latest edition of Learning Connections, an alumni news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online. The ​Summer 2019 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni. The cover stories are focused on Connecting with Community, and the School's efforts to explore new possibilities, engage diverse voices and improve lives.
Fri
Jun
28
UW-Madison alumna Jane Belmore was recently named the interim superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). Belmore received her Ph.D. in 2000 from the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Belmore, a retired MMSD teacher and administrator, was selected by the Madison School Board, and will likely be in the position until June 2020.
Thu
Jun
27
UW-Madison’s Nick Frost and Susan Andrae participated in the Collaborative Center for Health Equity’s (CCHE) Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI), which took place June 17-21. Frost is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology. Andrae is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology.
Tue
Jun
25
UW-Madison's Tim Gattenby received a certificate of appreciation from the Badger Battalion. Gattenby works to help cadets meet minimum requirements to join the armed services and also helps cadets and leaders alike understand lifelong health and reducing injuries. Gattenby is a distinguished faculty associate with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and the director of its adapted fitness and personal training program.
Mon
Jun
24
The UW–Madison School of Education has filled two crucial positions for its new Global Engagement Office by naming faculty members Li-Ching Ho and Adam Nelson as co-directors. Ho is an associate professor with the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, while Nelson is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies.
Mon
Jun
24
This year, three graduate students with ties to the School of Education have received Global Health Institute awards and grants. Niu Yanzhuo and Rui Meng of the Department of Educational Psychology, and Ngonidzashe Mpofu of the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, all earned Gradate Student Research Awards.
Fri
Jun
21
UW-Madison’s Arts on Campus program recently published a recap of interesting events that took place across campus during the 2018-19 academic year — including several with ties to the School of Education’s Art Department, Dance Department, and the Department of Theatre and Drama.
Thu
Jun
20
A team of researchers from the School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology was recently awarded two grants to examine brief mental health interventions that are designed for use in schools. An overarching goal of these projects — which are funded via the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES) — is to test strategies that schools can use to support students who are at risk for social-emotional and behavioral concerns.
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