News for Faculty and Staff

Tue
Sep
15
The event is titled, "Do the right thing: How to encourage ethical behavior and practice." The purpose of this conference is to bring multi-disciplinary perspectives to bear on the issue of ethical behavior and practice. The Conference will explore the motivating factors, norms, incentives and codes of conduct that affect ethical thinking and behavior by leveraging academic research and professional perspectives. Its ultimate goal is to apply this broad learning to a better understanding of ethics in engineering practice and the built environment.
Wed
Feb
25
Applications for the WCER Research Support Award must be submitted by May 1. The purpose of the WCER Research Support Award is to provide financial support to faculty research efforts in the School of Education. Funds can be used to supplement current research projects or be used to start new projects.
Fri
Feb
06
A session to address the most common errors, issues and other delays in the Institutional Review Board (IRB) review process will take place on Thursday, Feb. 26 from 9 to 10 a.m. The event, titled, “IRB 103: How to Avoid Delays in the IRB Approval Process,” will be held in room B137 of Lathrop Hall.
Mon
Feb
02
UW-Madison’s Teaching Academy has announced its annual call for nominations for faculty/staff Fellows or graduate/professional student or postdoctoral Future Faculty Partners. Nominees should have demonstrated teaching excellence, and displayed a willingness to be active participants in Academy events and governance.
Mon
Nov
10
Applications for the spring 2015 edition of Blend@UW are now being accepted. Blend@UW supports Educational Innovation by helping faculty develop blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students. Applications are being accepted through Dec. 5. Classes begin Jan. 28 and 29.
Wed
Nov
05
The Office of University Relations is seeking applicants for the Statewide Outreach Incentive Program. The program provides funding to new and existing education and outreach programs and projects targeted to Wisconsin communities outside of Dane County.
Tue
Nov
04
UW-Madison’s School of Education and the Department of Surgery are teaming up again for a second, day-long collaboration event on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The goal of this meeting is to provide a venue for continued collaboration and the generation of new ideas. It was December 2013 when about 60 faculty members from the School of Education and the Department of Surgery first met to brainstorm about potential joint projects.
Wed
Oct
15
Charlene Walker has been named the new director of Education Portfolios and Career Services (EPCS).
Fri
Oct
10
Larry Michaelsen will be delivering presentations about team-based learning at UW-Madison on Thursday, Nov. 13. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and run until about 3 p.m., and include a break for lunch. It is free and open to the public, and will be held in room 159 of the Education Building.
Fri
Oct
03
As part of UW-Madison’s efforts to enhance student learning assessment across campus, the university is asking all departments to identify learning outcomes for each of their programs by the end of the 2014-15 academic year. To assist departmental teams that are working to articulate or revise student learning outcomes, there is a new workshop series for department chairs, curriculum committee members, and other faculty and staff. The first workshop will be offered twice this fall semester, once on Nov. 4 and again on Dec. 5. Both sessions run from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Wed
Sep
24
In this election year, you may receive questions about appropriate political campaign activities by UW employees and student organizations. To help you respond to these questions, we are providing you with the updated Guidance on Political Campaign Activities at University of Wisconsin System Institutions.
Tue
Sep
23
MERIT is accepting applications for the Replicable Instructional Technology Infusion (RITI) grant, which is designed to increase the use of technology in School of Education classrooms. The RITI grants call for the use of technology in the classroom that can be replicated for use by other instructors. Grant applications are due Oct. 15.
Wed
Aug
27
Starting in the Fall 2014 semester, UW-Madison School of Education will be home to a new interdisciplinary speaker series: the Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series (WIES). The goal of WIES is to bring leading scholars to UW-Madison to share and discuss their work in education research.
Thu
Jun
12
The 2014 online edition of "The disAbility Advocate," an annual news magazine for alumni and friends of UW-Madison's Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, is now available online.
Tue
Jun
03
Herbert J. Klausmeier, a UW-Madison professor emeritus of educational psychology who played the leading role in founding the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, passed away on May 20 at the age of 98. It was early in the 1960s when Klausmeier prepared a proposal that led to the establishment of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). It began operating in September 1964. And in 1968, he led a successful effort to gain the funds to construct the 13-story Educational Sciences building on campus.
Tue
May
27
The Morgridge Center for Public Service has awarded eight matching grants totaling more than $192,000 to support engaged scholarship and community-based learning by UW-Madison faculty and instructional staff in the areas of education, environment and health. The funding comes through a special matching grant program established by alumni Tashia and John Morgridge to support the institutionalization of engaged scholarship at UW-Madison.
Mon
May
19
This past weekend UW-Madison’s School of Education recognized its Spring 2014 graduates by hosting a pair of celebrations at the Gordon Dining and Events center on campus. To view more than 400 photos from the Ph.D. and MFA Hooding Ceremony and Reception, and the Commencement Breakfast Celebration, visit the School's Facebook Page.
Wed
May
14
UW-Madison’s School of Education hosted its Partners in Education Banquet and Recognition Program at Union South on Thursday night, May 8. The event is the School’s annual celebration to thank the many dedicated teachers who open their classrooms to provide field experiences for UW-Madison student teachers and practicum students.
Wed
Apr
23
This week-long, intensive program runs June 2-6 and is designed to help instructors put together a plan for replacing a face-to-face course unit into a blended experience for students.
Wed
Apr
16
The Igniter fund ($2.4M) was awarded to UW-Madison from a System-wide economic development grant. Igniter’s goal is to provide financial and business support for up to 10 UW-Madison pre-company innovations that can be commercial-ready (company start or licensed) by May 31, 2015. This is part of UW-Madison’s new Discovery to Product (D2P) initiative.