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Tue
Apr
25
UW-Madison’s Rachelle Winkle-Wagner is receiving the Dr. Carlos J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Exemplary Scholarship from the American Educational Research Association’s Multicultural/Multiethnic Education Special Interest Group. Winkle-Wagner’s research focuses on how students of color survive and thrive in college. She is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Mon
Apr
24
UW-Madison’s Department of Counseling Psychology will be hosting its annual Dr. John R. Martins Clinical Workshop and related events April 27-28. This year’s workshop is presented by Dr. Terri Moyers, a renowned expert from the University of New Mexico on motivational interviewing. Moyers will present a three-hour workshop on this topic on Friday morning, April 28 at the DeLuca Forum in the Discovery Building on campus. In addition, this year’s event will also include a Festschrift to honor and recognize the outstanding career of Bruce Wampold,
Mon
Apr
24
The School of Education's Edward Hubbard recently received an Undergraduate Mentoring Award. Hubbard is an assistant professor with UW-Madison's No. 1-ranked Department of Educational Psychology and is the director of the UW Educational Neuroscience Lab at the Waisman Center. The Undergraduate Mentoring Award is a campus-wide honor administered through the Office of the Provost. It is given to faculty members, academic staff and post-doctoral fellows or graduate students for mentoring undergraduates in research, scholarly and creative endeavors.
Mon
Apr
24
Eight members of the UW-Madison community recently received 2017 University Staff Recognition Awards, including the School of Education’s Kweku Brewoo. Brewoo moved from the Department of Educational Psychology earlier this year and now provides financial expertise to the School of Education’s Dean’s Office, Business Office, and External Relations Office.
Sun
Apr
23
On June 2, Wisconsin’s first statewide Prenatal-to-Five Summit will bring together practitioners, early childhood professionals, scholars, and community members to focus on a critical question: “How can we ensure all Wisconsin children thrive?” The event, “Elevating the Early Years through Access and Equity,” is hosted by the Center for Child and Family Well-being in the School of Human Ecology, in partnership with the School of Education and several other schools and colleges at UW-Madison, UW-System Administration, and UW-Extension.
Sat
Apr
22
TJ Ruschell, who is working toward a master’s degree with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, was recently named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association’s All-Academic list.
Sat
Apr
22
On Wednesday, April 26, students won’t be able to walk around campus without being surrounded by service. The second-annual All-Campus Day of Service will take place this year on Wednesday, April 26. As a partnership between the Morgridge Center for Public Service and the Wisconsin Alumni Student Board (WASB), students will be encouraged to learn about, reflect on and engage with issues facing their community.
Thu
Apr
20
Funding for research projects that range from advancing wireless communications to developing a virtual dairy farm brain that will simulate actual farm management are among the 21 proposals recently selected for UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative awards. The awards include eight infrastructure projects and 13 research projects that cross multiple divisions on the UW-Madison campus. And two of the projects include faculty members with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology -- Andrea Mason and Brittany Travers.
Thu
Apr
20
UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings will be receiving a Presidential Citation at the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Recipients of this honor are selected by the president of AERA, Vivian Gadsen, for distinguished service and/or significant contributions to education research. Ladson-Billings, who holds the Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education and is a professor with the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Policy Studies, and Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, is being recognized for her exemplary contributions to education research and practice.
Thu
Apr
20
UW-Madison's Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), which is housed within the School of Education, is having a Technical Services Expo on Monday, April 24. The Technical Services Expo is an opportunity to learn about the depth and breadth of the technical services WCER provides, such as the development, database, survey and graphic support available. The Expo will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Educational Sciences building.
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