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Fri
Apr
26
“Катюша (Katyusha),” an experimental movie from UW-Madison’s Stephen Hilyard, has been chosen to be exhibited at the 8th International Video Art Festival of Camagüey, Cuba (FIVAC). Hilyard is a professor of digital arts with the School of Education’s Art Department. He works primarily in 3D digital modeling and animation, often relating his work to "the sublime," often described as an ecstatic experience that places the viewer within some kind of larger context.
Thu
Apr
25
UW-Madison alumna Jann Luciana Joseph was recently named president of Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville. Joseph currently serves as interim chancellor of Indiana University–South Bend. She was the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at IU–South bend before she was asked to step into her current interim position. Joseph earned her Ph.D. from the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 1998. Georgia Gwinnett College is a public institution that enrolls more than 12,000 students. African Americans make up nearly one-third of the student body.
Wed
Apr
24
UW-Madison’s Stephanie Budge is receiving the 2019 Honorary Rainbow Degree from the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center (GSCC). Budge is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology and head of the Trans Research Lab (TRL). Her research and activism efforts focus on transgender and gender diverse people. Budge will receive her Honorary Rainbow Degree on May 9 at a ceremony and reception held at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery.
Tue
Apr
23
Shiloah Coley, a junior at UW–Madison, has been named a Truman Scholar, one of the most prestigious undergraduate honors in the country. Coley intends to pursue a doctorate in sociology, researching the impact art programming, access to arts education, and public art practices have on low-income communities of color. She has enjoyed making art her whole life — drawing, painting, writing — and seeks a career that merges those skills with her love for community-based work.
Tue
Apr
23
Ramon Ortiz, an alumnus of UW-Madison, recently received UW-Whitewater’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement. Ortiz earned his Ph.D. from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and now serves as the associate dean of arts and sciences at Madison College, as well as the vice president of the dual-language charter school Nuestro Mundo. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Ortiz attended UW-Whitewater as an undergraduate.
Mon
Apr
22
Two Ph.D. students from the School of Education — Mary Dueñas and Allison Murrow — won 2019 Peer Mentor Awards, which are sponsored by the UW–Madison Graduate School's Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Funding. This year, the awards recognized three students for their stellar mentorship qualities on- and off-campus.
Mon
Apr
22
The School of Education’s Art Department recently turned an underused space into a new gallery called Backspace. Tone, a local cultural news outlet, reported on this new space. Doug Rosenberg, a professor of video, performance, and installation art and chair of the Art Department, tells Tone he had noticed an old loading dock in the Arts Lofts building that was filled with forgotten furniture and junk. Rosenberg tells Tone, though, that it “was an artist’s dream space.”
Fri
Apr
19
The UW-Madison School of Education's highly regarded national reputation is due, in large part, to the dedication and talent of its faculty, staff, and students. Each spring, the School recognizes some of its most outstanding individuals with Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards. On Thursday evening, this year’s award-winners were honored during a reception and short ceremony in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea room.
Thu
Apr
18
The UW-Madison Dance Department's annual student showcase event, "The H'Doubler Concert," ​is being held April 26-27 at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Ave. In addition to choreography work of the senior class, this concert will feature contemporary dance works of student choreographers. Performances will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 26, and at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Tickets can be purchased at the Campus Arts Box Office or online at $10 for students and seniors and $18 for general admission.
Wed
Apr
17
The Graduate School has selected five scholars — including two from the School of Education — for the 2019 cohort of the UW-Madison Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Pa Her is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Counseling Psychology, and Jamila Lee-Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.The Bouchet Society provides scholars with a network of peers who exemplify character, leadership, scholarship, service, and advocacy for those who have been traditionally underrepresented in the academy.
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