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...


Sat
Dec
09
UW-Madison’s KT Horning recently spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio about book recommendations this holiday season for children of all ages and their varying interests. Horning is director of the School of Education's Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC). "One of the great thing about contemporary children’s books is there’s something for everyone," Horning told WPR’s "The Larry Meiller Show."
Thu
Dec
07
UW-Madison's Aristotle Georgiades and Gail Simpson are vying to make a new piece of art for Pennsylvania Park on Madison's east side, reports an article from The Capital Times. Georgiades and Simpson are professors of sculpture in the School of Education's Art Department. They are best known as the artistic team Actual Size Artworks, based in Stoughton. The art commission for the location in Pennsylvania Park is worth $40,000, and a panel of volunteers from the Madison Arts Commission with expertise as visual artists, musicians and educators chose Actual Size Artworks as one artist pair option for the neighborhood to consider.
Thu
Dec
07
UW-Madison's Helen Lee was featured in an article from the October/November 2017 issue of American Craft ​Magazine. Lee is a faculty member with the UW-Madison School of Education's Art Department.
Thu
Nov
30
Among the people the Post speaks with to address this nuanced topic is UW-Madison’s Clifton Conrad, who has served as an expert witness and consultant in a range of high-profile civil rights cases involving higher education over the past several decades. Conrad has spent much of his career studying race and gender in higher education and has visited more than 50 historically black colleges and universities as part of his work with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education. Conrad is a faculty member in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Mon
Nov
27
The Isthmus newspaper recently reviewed “Page 20,” a a contemporary, cross-cultural, multi-media dance concert from Jin-Wen Yu Dance and the UW-Madison Dance Department. “Page 20” featured the award-winning choreography of Yu, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor who is celebrating 20 years with the School of Education’s Dance Department.
Thu
Nov
16
UW-Madison’s Robert Enright was featured in a report from WISC-TV about his pioneering research in the field of forgiveness over the past three decades. Enright is a professor with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Educational Psychology. In the report, Enright explains how he reframes forgiveness as a virtue, alongside justice and patience.
Fri
Nov
10
UW-Madison's Elizabeth Larson was featured in a WalletHub report as an expert answering questions about policy, weight and health. Larson is an associate professor with the Department of Kinesiology’s Occupational Therapy program.
Thu
Nov
09
The research of UW-Madison's Julie Stamm was recently featured in a Capital Times article about how head injury concerns are affecting youth sports in Madison. Stamm is an associate lecturer with the School of Education's Department of Kinesiology. As research on the long-term neurological consequences of playing football comes out, youth leagues are making changes, such as new tackling strategies and protocols for handling concussions, reports the Cap Times.
Mon
Nov
06
UW-Madison's Diana Hess took part as a panel member in the Youth-Act conference at the University of Virginia examining current youth civic and political engagement. Hess is the dean of the School of Education and holds the Karen A. Falk Distinguished Chair of Education. At the conference, Hess spoke about the fact public schools are built on the mission of preparing students to participate in a democratic society.
Thu
Nov
02
UW-Madison's Li Chiao-Ping's recent solo performance of her work "in medias res" in the "Dancing on the Ceiling" concert was reviewed in the Shepherd Express. Li is a Vilas Research Professor and a faculty member with the School of Education’s Dance Department. The Shepherd Express review headline declares the show "a fabulous protest by women of stature." "With amazing strength and flexibility, Li took us from astonishment to astonishment against her recorded voice reciting an encyclopedic list of words and imperatives starting with 'be,'" writes John Schneider, the reviewer.
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