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Tue
Apr
11
Student veterans and representatives with expertise in veterans issues will be taking part in an event on Saturday, April 22 that’s designed to help future health professionals better understand the history and trends of service-related injuries, different types of combat experiences, and more. The seminar is titled, “Military and Veteran Culture for Healthcare Professionals and Students,” and it is being co-sponsored by the organizations Veterans, Educators and Traditional Students (VETS), and Diverse-OT.
Tue
Apr
11
UW-Madison's Jerlando Jackson is showcased in a new video speaking about the National Science Foundation's INCLUDES Initiative. The INCLUDES Initiative aims to develop STEM talents from all sectors and underrepresented groups in society. Jackson is a collaborating investigator on an INCLUDES initiative called, "The Consortium of Minority Doctoral Students." This project examined three doctoral scholars programs to identify proven, high-impact and scalable recruitment, retention and mentoring strategies for increasing the number of Hispanic and Black/African American doctoral students in engineering, computing and information sciences programs.
Tue
Apr
11
UW-Madison’s Adaptive Fitness program will be hosting its annual open house event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. The open house will be held in Gym 6 of the UW Natatorium. There will be a keynote speaker every hour, and the winning poster in the Adaptive Fitness poster competition will be revealed. The Adapted Fitness open house is part of Disability Awareness Week, which is the week of April 17.
Mon
Apr
10
Kappa Delta Pi offers its members numerous networking opportunities and provides a range of resources throughout the various stages of one’s career. Founded in 1911, the honor society today has 40,000 members at more than 625 active chapters at universities and colleges in the United States and across the globe. And on May 4, UW-Madison’s School of Education will be establishing a new Kappa Delta Pi chapter during a luncheon ceremony at the Gordon Dining and Events Center. Membership in Kappa Delta Pi is comprised of university students in education, students seeking advanced degrees, professional educators, school administrators and education researchers.
Mon
Apr
10
​UW-Madison's Felice Amato will perform at the Banners and Cranks Festival at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs, Conn., on April 14-15. Amato is a Ph.D. candidate with the School of Education's Art Department. The Ballad Institute's current exhibit is "Banners and Cranks: Paintings and Scrolls in Performance." On April 14 and 15, there will be cranky and cantastoria performances created by puppeteers, musicians and artists. Amato will perform two cranky pieces, inspired from her research exploring the Lattimer Miners Massacre (1897) and the plight of miners now.
Sat
Apr
08
Eleven members of the UW–Madison faculty have won Kellett Mid-Career Awards, including Katherine Cramer. Cramer is a professor of political science and faculty director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, which is administratively housed within the School of Education. The Kellett awards recognize outstanding faculty seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position.
Fri
Apr
07
UW-Madison's Eric Post, Stephanie Trigsted and David Bell are co-authors on a recently released paper examining how levels of specialization in sports are related to injuries in young athletes. Post is the lead author on the paper, which appeared in the American Journal of Sports Medicine and is titled, "The Association of Sport Specialization and Training Volume With Injury History in Youth Athletes."
Fri
Apr
07
Throughout the month of March, UW-Madison’s Athletic Training Program, the Association of Athletic Training Students (AATS), and the Athletic Training Students for Brain Safety (ATSBS) hosted and participated in a number of campus and community events in support of National Athletic Training Month. National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about all that athletic trainers do. This year's theme was, "Your Protection is Our Priority.”
Thu
Apr
06
UW-Madison's Kyira Hauer was selected as a recipient of the 2017 American Small Business Champion Award by SCORE and Sam’s Club. Hauer is pursuing her master’s degree with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology. Hauer owns Kinda Kreative, LLC. The business has multiple facets, including public speaking, art and a variety of different workshops and coaching events. The contest entry says the business' mission "is to inspire and empower people to express themselves freely, take the next steps in their journey to self-discovery and celebrate their inherent worth."
Thu
Apr
06
UW-Madison’s Daniel Corral was recently invited to attend the Education Policy Academy this summer in Washington, D.C. The academy is sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), and it runs Aug. 9-11. Corral is a second-year doctoral student with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. In particular, he is interested in examining Latinx college student engagement.
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