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Mon
Feb
25
Several UW-Madison graduate students and recent alumni will present their research at the 14th annual national conference of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE).
Mon
Feb
25
New student-led research at UW−Madison is providing the first detailed glimpse into the Hmong American undergraduate experience on campus, giving voice in their own words to the hopes and concerns of enrolled members of the state’s largest Asian American population.
Thu
Feb
21
UW-Madison's Annalee Good has published a book concerning the influence of teachers in decision-making and policy. "Teachers at the Table: Voice, Agency, and Advocacy in Educational Policymaking," is based on the simple premise that policy matters in education — and teachers matter to policy. Good is an evaluator and researcher at the School of Education's Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER).
Wed
Feb
20
UW-Madison student Grace George is one of 40 young science leaders from across the country who will be kicking off a year as a fellow of the Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) for Career Development. As an undergraduate, George ​earned a B.S. in neurobiology and worked as a lab manager under Edward Hubbard, an assistant professor with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Educational Psychology. Hubbard directs the Educational Neuroscience Lab, where George studied children’s mathematical brain development.
Wed
Feb
20
UW-Madison’s Sarah Schaefer will be delivering a presentation for the 2018-2019 AmeriCorps Wisconsin HealthCorps cohort on March 21. Schaefer is a career consultant with the School of Education’s Career Center.
Tue
Feb
19
From Feb. 21 to 24, the School of Education’s Department of Theatre and Drama will be putting on “Into the Woods,” alongside University Opera and the Wisconsin Union Theatre. Over 80 UW-Madison students, from first-year to doctoral students, will be involved in the production of this popular musical.
Tue
Feb
19
A dance film from UW-Madison’s Liz Sexe, “Traces of Memory,” has been selected for screening at both the Wisconsin Film Festival and RAD-Fest Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival. The work was a collaboration between Sexe, Jake Neuman, and Timothy Russell. Sexe is a lecturer with the School of Education’s Dance Department.
Mon
Feb
18
UW-Madison alumna Elizabeth Farrow is a finalist for the 2019 Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence, a state-wide honor for Illinois educators. Now a ninth and 10th-grade English teacher at Oak Park and River Forest High School in Illinois, Farrow earned her undergraduate degree in English education from the School of Education in 2006. Following a highly competitive process, 32 educators were selected as finalist for the award, out of over 550 nominations.
Fri
Feb
15
Four School of Education graduate students are receiving 2018 Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant Awards from UW-Madison. Those being recognized are: Alexandra Lakind, Joe Orovecz, Allison Murrow, and Adalbert Gerald Soosai Raj. Four School of Education graduate students are receiving 2018 Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant Awards. UW–Madison employs over 2,000 teaching assistants (TAs) across a wide range of disciplines where they are an integral part of the Wisconsin Experience. Their contributions to the classroom, lab, and field are essential to the university’s educational mission.
Fri
Feb
15
UW-Madison’s Simon Goldberg is a co-author of a new study that reviewed available measures for tracking symptoms of bipolar disorder as a means for improving outcomes in psychotherapy. The paper is titled “Systematic Review of Symptom Assessment Measures for Use in Measurement-Based Care of Bipolar Disorder,” and it appears in the journal Psychiatric Services. 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.
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