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Wed
May
03
The Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) is hosting its first "Teacher Speakout!" event on Monday, May 15. At Teacher Speakout!, nine public school teachers from seven different rural districts around Wisconsin will share their experiences with university researchers. The teachers will lead a panel discussion about their experiences in the classroom, and then will exchange ideas about education in rural areas with the faculty, staff and students from WCER. The event will be held in the Education Building. Parts of Teachers Speakout! are open to the public, but registration is required.
Tue
May
02
The "Bucky's Classroom" program is administered through Campus and Visitor Relations, in partnership with the School of Education. Matthew Freid, an outreach specialist with the School's Education Outreach and Partnerships Office, designed the monthly college and career exploration activities with input from colleagues.
Tue
May
02
Peter Krsko, who is the spring 2017 University of Wisconsin–Madison Arts Institute’s Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence, will premiere the exhibition “Zoethica” at the Olbrich Botanical Gardens (3330 Atwood Ave.) in Madison on Friday, May 5 as part of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s Gallery Night. The event will go from 5-9 p.m. Olbrich Botanical Gardens is a community partner for this installation. “Zoethica” will be on view until Aug. 6, 2017. “Zoethica” features bioinspired installation work by Krsko, UW­–Madison students in his residency course and guest artists Katie Schofield and Dan Steinhilber.
Mon
May
01
The fifth annual Performing Ourselves Showcase, "Bridges," will take place Saturday, May 6 and feature performances by approximately 100 youth from seven community centers across Madison. The students, through their choreography, will explore questions about the theme of connection -- building bridges to connect to themselves, the people in their lives and the community. The annual spring Showcase will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Ave. Admission to the event is free. There will be a complimentary reception immediately following the performance in the Virginia Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall.
Mon
May
01
For the sixth consecutive year, students from UW-Madison’s Athletic Training Program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Board of Certification (BOC) examination for the 2016-17 reporting period. Since initial accreditation in 2000, UW-Madison’s AT program -- which is housed in the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology -– has always achieved a program passing rate on the BOC exam that is at least 20 percent above the national average.
Sun
Apr
30
The Morgridge Center for Public Service is proud to announce its 2017 award winners, honoring students, alumni and community partners who exemplify dedication to public service, civic engagement and the Wisconsin Idea. The Morgridge Center, which is administratively housed with in the School of Education, is also pleased to announce UW-Madison's 2017 Newman Civic Fellows Award winner, nominated by Chancellor Rebecca Blank. All winners will be honored on Tuesday, May 2 at the third-annual Be the Change Bash.
Sun
Apr
30
UW-Madison’s Office of Child Care and Family Resources (OCCFR) is hosting its annual fundraiser, Jazzin’, on Thursday, May 25. This event benefits five campus-based child care and early education centers which serve over 500 children every week and support faculty, staff and student families across all colleges and schools. OCCRF is administratively housed in the School of Education. Jazzin' will feature music from local jazz celebrity Lynette Margulies, a silent auction, a raffle and hors d'oeuvres buffet.
Sat
Apr
29
Wisconsin's Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB) at UW-Madison and the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male at The Ohio State University are excited to announce the 6th Annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME) will be held in the globally diverse city of Toronto, Canada, Oct. 4-6. There will be a Pre-Colloquium Oct. 2-3.
Fri
Apr
28
UW-Madison's Steven Kaplan-Pistiner, an undergraduate student in jewelry and metalsmithing with the School of Education's Art Department, was selected as one of 10 recipients for The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design's (CCCD) Windgate Fellowship. This year, panelists selected 10 recipients from a national pool of 110 applicants. The applicants were reviewed on the basis of artistic merit, as well as the potential of the applicant to make significant contributions to the field of craft. Awardees receive $15,000, making it one of the largest national awards offered to art students.
Fri
Apr
28
UW-Madison's Mad Gaffers will hold its annual Mother's Day Glass Sale and "Blow Your Own Glass Terrarium" event on Sunday, May 7. For $45 per person, dedicated and skilled glass students will assist in making individual colorful, hanging glass terrariums, ideal for beautifully displaying succulents or other small plants. The "Blow Your Own Glass Terrarium" event is first-come, first-served. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. in the Glass Lab at the Art Lofts.
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