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Mon
Feb
20
UW-Madison alumna Kristen Leigh Kludt is publishing her debut book this month titled, "A Good Way Through: My Journey with God from Disappointment into Hope." Kludt received a bachelor's degree in English Education from the School of Education in 2006, and taught for seven years before focusing on writing. In the book, Kludt chronicles her spiritual journey after struggling with depression as a young adult, dealing with other hardships, and how she found healing in faith.
Sun
Feb
19
UW-Madison Dance Department Lecturer Liz Sexe will be performing in Maria Gillespie and Tim Russell's twelfth installment of Hyperlocal MKE on Feb. 26. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee. Maria Gillespie, artistic director of Oni Dance and Assistant Professor of Dance at UW-Milwaukee, and Tim Russell, composer and Music Director of the UW-Milwaukee Dance Department, formed Hyperlocal in 2014 to bring together local composers and choreographers creating improvised performances throughout Milwaukee.
Fri
Feb
17
Impact. It’s a word that Mike Beall uses often when defining the mission of the eight game developers he leads at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, the new home for this dynamic band of software programmers and artists. Recently branded as Gear Learning, the team’s new game plan is to bring learning to digital life by working with researchers across the UW–Madison campus, as well as with external educational partners.
Fri
Feb
17
UW-Madison’s annual Undergraduate Symposium is a forum designed to showcase undergraduate students' creativity, achievement and talent across all disciplines through oral presentations, poster sessions, exhibitions, film shorts, artist talks (new this year) and performances. The Undergraduate Symposium is open to all students enrolled during the 2016-17 academic year, including those who graduated in December. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2017.
Thu
Feb
16
UW-Madison's Felice Amato will be delivering two upcoming Puppet Festival workshops. In the workshops, families will be able to create a small toy theater set and puppets to tell fun family stories together, such as "Remember That Time..." or "If We Lived On Mars." The workshops will take place on Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Studio, lower level, and on Sunday, April 2, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Promenade Hall, Overture Center for the Arts.
Thu
Feb
16
Did you know that images are central to conducting and communicating science? And such images are often just as artistic as they are instructive. To recognize the visual and exploratory value of scientific imagery, the 7th annual Cool Science Image Contest is currently seeking submissions. The contest offers an opportunity to show off compelling science images made by students, staff or faculty. Campus members may submit individually or as teams.
Wed
Feb
15
UW-Madison alumni Todd Anderson and Bruce Crownover are receiving national attention for their groundbreaking work capturing disappearing glaciers through art. Anderson and Crownover, along with Ian van Coller, recently finished a project called “The Last Glacier,” in which the artists worked on capturing the glaciers in Glacier National Park. The project is a collaboration of two different mediums of art: Anderson and Crownover both as printmakers; and van Coller as photographer. The resulting work is a collection of 15 specially bound books full of all original artwork.
Wed
Feb
15
The School of Education's Dawn Crim will be one of the lead presenters ​during a UW-Madison Black History Month event on Thursday, Feb. 23. The event is titled, “Sitting at the Feet of Our Elders: An Interactive Talk with Dean Dawn Crim.” Crim is the associate dean for external relations with the School of Education. She will lead a discussion about preserving joy and happiness on the UW-Madison campus. The event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Witte Residence Hall.
Mon
Feb
13
UW-Madison’s Haley Vlach is receiving an Early Career Research Contribution Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD). This prestigious honor is given to emerging scientists in the field of child development, as evidenced through research, publications and other scholarly activity. Vlach is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Educational Psychology and the director of the Learning, Cognition, and Development (LCD) Lab.
Mon
Feb
13
UW-Madison’s Emily Arthur, a faculty member with the School of Education’s Art Department and co-­curator of “Re-­Riding History,” will be moderating a panel discussion of three guest speakers on Friday, Feb. 17 at Edgewood College. The topic is: “Justice in Native American Today: What does social justice/equity in Native America today look like from your professional point of view?” The event is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. at the Edgewood College Gallery The special guests who will be answering this question include Patty Loew, Chris Pappan and Wendy K. White Eagle.
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