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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.
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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."
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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.
Thu
Apr
06
UW-Madison's Stephen's Hilyard's three channel video piece “Катюша (Katyusha)” has been selected for screening at the Vkratze! German-Russian Film Festival. Hilyard is a faculty member with the School of Education's Art Department. The Vkratze! German-Russian Film Festival has been held in the city of Volgograd annually since 2013. Programming is chosen from an international selection of films in German or Russian, or by German or Russian filmmakers. The festival is also a forum for authors looking to explore audio-visual art in the form or short films. The festival will take place from April 6-9.
Wed
Apr
05
Lesley Bartlett writes that in this conference, April 6-7, we will “explore various educational policies and practices that address global inequality, and ask how our own work as researchers and educators can contribute to efforts to create a more just world.“
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Apr
05
UW-Madison’s Linn Posey-Maddox was recently awarded a grant from the Spencer Foundation to study black families’ schooling experiences in suburban America. Posey-Maddox is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies. She is a scholar of urban and suburban education -- with an emphasis on race, class and educational inequality –- and is the author of the 2014 book, “When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools: Class, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education (University of Chicago Press).”
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