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
Jun
23
UW-Madison's Matthew Hora was quoted in an article from EdSurge on the recent push for apprenticeship programs and President Donald Trump's executive order for the U.S. Labor Department to streamline the process of establishing such programs. Hora is director of WCER's Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions.
Wed
Jun
14
UW-Madison’s Laura P. Minero is featured in the June 2017 edition of Monitor on Psychology, a magazine from the American Psychological Association (APA). Minero is a Ph.D. student with School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology who is advocating for undocumented immigrants like herself and pushing forward on her research on undocumented LGBTQ individuals.
Sun
Jun
11
NPR used the expertise of UW-Madison's Julie Mead to put in perspective Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ recent testimony before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee. DeVos was asked repeatedly about whether she would prohibit private schools from discriminating against children with disabilities and LGBTQ students under a federal voucher program. Mead is a professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis who researches and writes about topics related to the legal aspects of education.
Tue
Jun
06
At least 21 UW-Madison graduates, students, faculty or staff are members of Mad Rollin' Dolls (MRD), including the School of Education's Jenni Hart. MRD is Madison's flat-track roller derby league. Hart is the office manager for the Education Outreach and Partnerships office within the School of Education. Hart's position within MRD as head coach of the Dairyland Dolls was featured in a recent On Wisconsin magazine story about how MRD is helping expand and redefine what it means to be a woman athlete.
Sun
Jun
04
UW-Madison's Nicholas Hillman was featured in an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education headlined, "What if the Treasury Dept. Handled Student Loans?" The article tackles the long-debated idea of moving student aid out of the Education Department and into the Treasury Department. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis who researches higher education finance and policy. He also is a Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education faculty affiliate.
Thu
Jun
01
A recent New York Times report puts the spotlight on a free college tuition plan first proposed, in part, by UW-Madison’s Nancy Kendall. Kendall and former UW-Madison colleague Sara Goldrick-Rab first laid out a free-college idea in a 2014 paper. Kendall is an associate professor of Educational Policy Studies with UW-Madison's School of Education.
Tue
May
23
The Wisconsin State Journal recently featured the work of UW-Madison's Erica Halverson with an innovative artistic outreach program for children called Whoopensocker. The program is designed to help children explore their imagination and strengthen student engagement at all academic and personal levels. Halverson created Whoopensocker, along with Beau Johnson and Amanda Farrar. Halverson is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
Fri
May
19
UW-Madison’s Lisa Cadmus-Bertram recently spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio about a new study showing that some oncologists are reluctant to coach their patients to exercise -- even though most patients are embracing exercise as part of their treatment. Cadmus-Bertram is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology who studies the role of physical activity in cancer incidence and survivorship. She directs the Wisconsin Physical Activity Epidemiology Lab and is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control program at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.
Mon
May
08
UW-Madison's Jill Barnes was recently interviewed by Discover Magazine to provide commentary on a newly published study about endurance. Barnes is an assistant professor with the School of Education's Department of Kinesiology. She leads the Barnes Lab within the Bruno Balke Biodynamics Laboratory, where she investigates potential risk factors for both cardiovascular disease and dementia. The Discover Magazine report is headlined: "With an Injection, Mice Nearly Double Their Endurance."
Thu
May
04
UW-Madison's Michael Apple was quoted in a recent article from The Capital Times about an educational philosophy called "unschooling." Apple is the School of Education's John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Policy Studies. In the article, Apple provides some context on the topic of families who choose to home school (or unschool) to allow more autonomy for children to learn at their own pace and discover their own interests.
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