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Jun
03
UW–Madison researchers, including several with ties to the School of Education's Department of Kinesiology, recently published a study on the effectiveness of activity trackers, including Fitbits, with JMIR Publications' mHealth and uHealth. Authors include Diana Dorn and Jessica Gorzelitz, who both are both graduate students with the School of Education's Department of Kinesiology, while Lisa Cadmus-Bertram, Kelli Koltyn and David Bell are faculty members with the department.
Sat
Jun
01
Choreographer and performer Duane Lee Holland Jr. will join the School of Education's Dance Department in the fall as its first hip-hop scholar on faculty. Faculty members within the department decided it was time to redesign the curriculum to holistically integrate the influences of black identity, culture, and experiences into the degree and certificate programs.
Fri
May
31
The National Academy of Education (NAEd) announced the recipients of the 2019 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral and Dissertation Fellowships, and this year three people with ties to UW-Madison’s School of Education are receiving these highly competitive awards. Matthew Hirshberg and Martina Rau were named NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellows, while Ashley Smith is receiving an NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship.
Fri
May
31
Extraordinary members of the UW-Madison faculty have been honored during the last year with awards supported by the estate of professor, U.S. senator, and UW Regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908). And this year, faculty members Mitchell Nathan, Adam Nelson, Jee-Seon Kim, Linn Posey-Maddox and Haley Vlach from the School of Education received Vilas awards.
Wed
May
15
UW-Madison’s Carl Grant, John Diamond, and Jordan Conwell took part in a panel discussion last month to examine Grant’s latest book, “Du Bois and Education.” The talk, moderated by Tony Chambers, the associate director of the Network, is now available for viewing via the School of Education’s YouTube channel.
Tue
May
14
Four UW–Madison faculty members, including the School of Education’s Percival Matthews, have been selected to make up the second cohort of Diversity Liaisons to participate in the provost’s Diversity Liaison Project.
Mon
May
13
UW-Madison’s 2019 senior class unveiled its class gift on May 6 — a sculpture, called “The Monarch,” that celebrates the 150th anniversary of women earning undergraduate degrees at UW–Madison. The sculpture was created by Victoria Reed, who earned her master of fine arts degree from the School of Education’s Art Department in 2016. This gift was made possible with support from the 4W Initiative (Women, Well-being, Wisconsin and the World), the UW Foundation, and the Wisconsin Union.
Mon
May
13
Each semester, University Housing residents have the opportunity to recognize outstanding classroom instructors through the Honored Instructor program. For the Spring 2019 semester, five faculty and staff from across the School of Education were recognized. They are: Faisal Abdu'Allah, Yoshinori Asai, Bianca Baldridge, Jenny Lamb, and Douglas Rosenberg,
Sat
May
11
UW-Madison's School of Education put a spotlight on its newest class of graduates by hosting two major events at the Gordon Dining and Event Center. On Friday evening, May 10, the School honored its Spring 2019 Ph.D. and master of fine arts degree recipients during a traditional hooding ceremony. And on Saturday morning, May 11, the School celebrated with its latest class of bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients during the annual Pre-Commencement Celebration. Congratulations and best of luck to all of our graduates! And remember: You may no longer be a student, but you’ll always be a Badger!
Fri
May
10
UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings will serve as Towson University’s commencement speaker, and will deliver remarks during the College of Education commencement ceremony in May, the institution announced in a news release.
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