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
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.”
Fri
Nov
22
Thoughts on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form from UW-Madison’s Ellie Bruecker were featured on Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) and in an EdSource.com report. Bruecker, a doctoral student with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, researches student loan borrowing and repayment, FAFSA filing, and the impact of high schools on college access. Bruecker is also a project assistant with UW-Madison’s Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab.
Fri
Nov
22
A performance in CorningWork’s “The World as We Know It” from UW-Madison’s Li Chiao-Ping, a Vilas Research Professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department, was recently reviewed by Pittsburgh (PGH) City Paper. “The World as We Know It,” as described by Lisa Cunningham from the PGH City Paper, tells the stories of six women “of a certain age” in the context of the #MeToo movement and gender dynamics in the workplace.
Thu
Nov
21
The Women Artists Forward Fund, founded by UW-Madison alumnae Brenda Baker and Bird Ross, was recently profiled by the Capital Times. Baker earned her master of fine art’s from the School of Education’s Art Department in 1990, while Ross earned the same degree in 1992. The report explains how Baker and Ross dreamed up the idea for an art prize to support Dane County’s professional female artists two years ago, a result of the profound gender disparities of the art world.
Tue
Nov
19
Diverse Issues in Higher Education put the spotlight ​on UW-Madison’s Jerlando Jackson in a piece about the annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME), held earlier this month in Milwaukee.
Tue
Nov
19
The Grander Magazine, an online publication from Grand Rapids, Michigan, recently featured UW-Madison’s Brian Burt as their person of the week. Burt, who was born and raised in Grand Rapids, is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. He is also a research scientist with Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Lab (Wei LAB). His research focuses on policies and practices that influence students educational and workforce pathways, looking specifically at the experiences of underrepresented students of color in engineering.
Fri
Nov
15
WISC-TV/Ch.3 recently featured the UW-Madison Art Department’s Open Studio Day, where graduate students in the master of fine arts program were able to showcase their work. On Saturday, Nov. 2, more than 50 students opened their studio doors to the public. “It gives (students) a chance to have real-world experience around the works of art and the ideas they’re working on within this kind of constant flow of people throughout their spaces,” Douglas Rosenberg, chair of the School of Education's Art Department, tells WISC.
Thu
Nov
14
UW-Madison’s Faisal Abdu’Allah was featured in The Voice Online, in an article about the unveiling of his new public artwork “The Park Royals” in London. In his piece, Abdu’Allah, an associate professor with the School of Education’s Art Department, pays homage to two generations of workers in Park Royal, celebrating the vibrancy and diversity of West London, where he was born and raised.
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