UW-Madison School of Education - In the Media

School of Education "In the Media"

Our programs, students, alumni, faculty and staff are often quoted or featured in local, regional and national media. Read below for what they've had to say...


Fri
Jan
17
Popular Science magazine recently featured the expertise of UW-Madison’s Robert Enright in an article on forgiveness. Enright, a professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology, has been researching how forgiveness affects wellbeing at locations across the globe for more than three decades.
Wed
Jan
08
Education Week blogger Rick Hess published his annual rankings of the top 200 most influential education scholars in the United States on Wednesday — and four faculty members with UW-Madison’s School of Education are on this year’s list. UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is No. 8 this year, while Adam Gamoran is No. 97, Stacey Lee is No. 176, and Jerlando Jackson is No. 177. These annual public influence rankings appear each January in Education Week’s “Straight Up” blog, which is authored by Hess.
Fri
Jan
03
UW-Madison’s Julie Underwood recently co-authored an op-ed published by The Capital Times newspaper that’s headlined, “Stop playing politics with our children and make schools safer.” Underwood is the Susan Engeleiter Professor of Education Law, Policy and Practice with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. She penned this op-ed in her role as president of the Wisconsin Alliance for Excellent Schools.
Thu
Dec
26
The Paper Artist Collective recently profiled UW–Madison’s Michael Velliquette as its December Artist of the Month. Velliquette, who is known for creating paper sculptures, is a faculty associate with the School of Education’s Art Department.
Fri
Dec
20
The work of UW-Madison’s John Hitchcock was featured in Tone Madison’s look back at top musical offerings during 2019. The Tone Madison report explains: “Artist John Hitchcock's ‘Bury The Hatchet’ project (currently on display at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art's Wisconsin Triennial, complete with a vinyl listening station), combines printmaking, oral history, and music to explore the clash of Indigenous people and white conquest in the Wichita Mountains of Oklahoma." Hitchcock, is a professor with the Art Department and is the School of Education's associate dean for the arts.
Wed
Dec
18
National Public Radio (NPR) recently interviewed UW-Madison’s Lynda Barry, one of this year’s recipients of the MacArthur Foundation's "Genius Grants." Barry is a professor of interdisciplinary creativity with the School of Education’s Art Department and holds the Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art. The artist spoke to NPR about genius, which she doesn’t believe is necessary to create comics or art.
Tue
Dec
17
The local Isthmus newspaper reviewed Peggy Choy’s performance, “FLIGHT: Torn Like a Rose.” Choy is an associate professor with the School of Education's Dance Department. Inspired by the 12th century Persian poem “Conference of the Birds,” Choy’s production featured birds on a perilous journey to find love and guidance.
Fri
Dec
06
In a recent article, The Capital Times newspaper put the spotlight on UW-Madison’s Rural Education Research and Implementation Center (RERIC), which is housed within the School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). For their third annual "Teacher Speakout!" event, RERIC hosted 19 teachers from rural Wisconsin districts at UW-Madison.
Wed
Dec
04
The Wisconsin State Journal interviewed UW-Madison’s Peter Goff for a report examining the trial implementation of grading floors in Madison schools. Goff is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Mon
Nov
25
UW-Madison’s Faisal Abdu’Allah, an associate professor with the School Education’s Art Department and faculty director of The Studio, was mentioned in Muse’s memoriam of well-known art curator Olabisi Obafunke Silva (known as Bisi), who Abdu’Allah credits with launching his art career in London. After working in London, Silva left the UK in 2000 to champion global arts of the African diaspora. Muse names Silva “one of the most important independent curators based within the continent of Africa and working across the continent and beyond.”
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