School of Education Diversity News

Thu
Nov
01
SoE Explores New 'Frontiers' during American Education Week 2012: Nov. 12-16
Educational research has always informed educational practices. Recently, research results in neuroscience and cognitive science have begun to yield information that also has the potential to inform classroom practices and improve outcomes for learners. The American Education Week presentations focus on this frontier, examining how brain-based research and education research intersect and how both inform educational practices.
Tue
Oct
16
Chancellor Search Forums Scheduled
Public forums, social media and other tools will be used to gather campus and community perspectives into the abilities and characteristics the next UW-Madison chancellor should embody.
Wed
Oct
10
School of Education well-represented on Chancellor Search Committee
UW System President Kevin Reilly has announced the 25-member search and screen committee to help identify the successor to UW-Madison Interim Chancellor David Ward.
Thu
Aug
23
School of Education Welcomes Historic Group of New Faculty
The School of Education is set to welcome the largest group of new faculty hires in its 82-year history.
Tue
Jul
17
Summer 2012 Learning Connections Magazine Now Online
We are pleased to announce the release of the 2012 Summer edition of Learning Connections, a magazine for alumni and friends of the School of Education. This edition includes features on service research on disproportionality in special education, and teaching American Indian history and culture in K-12 classrooms. Please visit learningconnections.education.wisc.edu for more research news from around the school, student and faculty profiles, alumni class notes and more...
Thu
Jul
12
Ladson-Billings (C&I) - Grab This Generation
Gloria Ladson-Billings (C&I) discusses the need to "grab this generation" of students in the current issue of BOSS Magazine.
Tue
May
22
More Than 1000 Turn Out for School of Ed 2012 Commencement Celebrations
More than 1000 people attended the School of Education's PhD and MFA hooding ceremony and undergraduate and master's pre-commencement reception. Dozens of photos from the events are now posted online.
Wed
Mar
14
SOE Will Feature Prominently at 2012 AERA Conference
UW-Madison School of Education faculty, staff and students will sweep this year's American Educational Research Association Annual Conference with a distinguished array of presentations.
Tue
Mar
13
US News Ranks More SOE Programs in Top 3
Two more graduate programs in the UW-Madison School of Education now rank among the top three among their peers across the country, bringing the School’s total up to nine. Counseling Psychology moved up from sixth to second and Educational Policy Studies moved up from fourth to third. Overall, the School held its ninth place ranking among more than 200 schools of education nationally, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools.
Mon
Mar
05
SOE Library Staff Partner with Service Organization for People with Disabilities
MERIT librarians have been working with Living Our Visions Dane on a storytelling project to make materials accessible to people with disabilities and available through the Little Free Libraries.
Mon
Feb
20
CP Grad Student Honored with Dissertation Award
Recent alum Erin Doolin (CP) received the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students' LGBT dissertation award for 2011.
Thu
Feb
09
Wang (ELPA, WISCAPE) Offers Wisdom To UW Transfer Students
Assistant Professor Xueli Wang spoke to mid-year transfer students regarding ways to navigate their unique pathways into and experiences at UW Madison.
Thu
Jan
26
Research Project Helps Latin@ Families Overcome the Effects of Parental Depression
The effects of parental depression on a child can be many, varied and deeply rooted. One such effect is taking on parental responsibilities out of a conscious, or subconscious, desire to maintain normalcy in the home. Counseling Psychology Professor Carmen Valdez and her interdisciplinary student research team have spent the past two years setting up and running an outreach program to help Latino children and families overcome the struggles they face surrounding parental depression.
Wed
Oct
26
Share Your Stories for UW's "Year of the Wisconsin Idea"
More than 100 years ago the concept of “The Wisconsin Idea” came into being, a phrase coined to express our collective values and UW-Madison’s unique commitment to collaborate with the people of Wisconsin, sharing knowledge and resources in order to improve lives everywhere.
Wed
Oct
26
Dean Underwood's Message on Diversity
Dean Julie Underwood addresses the School of Education with a message on diversity.
Wed
Oct
26
Listen to Aaron Bird Bear's Chancellor's Convocation speech
School of Education academic advisor Aaron Bird Bear addressed UW-Madison's incoming undergraduates at the Chancellor's Convocation for New Students on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Wed
Oct
26
Education programs again ranked nationally at the top
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education and eight of the School’s core programs again rank among the top 10 in the United States, a distinction unmatched by any other school or college of education. Seven programs rank in the top four in their respective fields.
Wed
Sep
28
SOE Alum to speak at UW's annual diversity forum
School of Education alumnus Kaleem Caire will speak as part of the keynote presentation of UW-Madison's annual Diversity Forum on Thursday, Oct. 6. Caire is the executive director of the Urban League of Madison.
Fri
Sep
16
Diversity Message from the School of Education Dean
A message from Dean Underwood about the school's commitment to academic quality, college access and student diversity.
Tue
Jun
14
Spring 2010 Campus Connections Now Online
Please visit the latest Campus Connections - soon to arrive in your mailboxes.
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