News for Faculty and Staff

Tue
Apr
08
MERIT Library will be celebrating LIBRARY WEEK with our annual READ! Poster creation. Doors will be open for the shoot from Sunday, April 13 to Friday, April 18.
Wed
Apr
02
The Committee on Academic Staff Issues would like to present, along with the generous support from Dean Underwood and the School of Education, a workshop on Mindfulness called "Beginner's Mind" on Wednesday, April 23.
Wed
Apr
02
The School of Education's Committee on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) is pleased to announce the results of this year's election.
Thu
Mar
27
Join School of Education Development Director Eric Greiling to learn about the school's gift proposal template and tips for completing a successful proposal on Monday, April 14. The completed templates also help us to prioritize individual projects that support and advance School-wide priorities.
Tue
Mar
25
There is a new dance craze sweeping over the UW-Madison School of Education as we prepare for the 2014 Wisconsin Football Spring Game on April 12. We call it the “Literacy Shuffle” –- and all are invited to join in on the fun.
Thu
Mar
13
In its first year, this collaboration hopes to support and facilitate cross-disciplinary research initiatives, optimize resources and cross-disciplinary expertise, and enhance teaching and learning within the participating Departments and Units. To further these goals, two seed grants (up to $15,000 each) will be available to support faculty and staff as they initially explore ideas and efforts to advance teaching, learning, and assessment through the development and testing of new educational innovations.
Wed
Mar
12
The lunchtime keynote at UW-Madison’s Showcase on April 2 will be delivered by Dave Franchino, President and Principal of designconcepts, a Madison-based design and innovation company with the tagline, “Our passion is turning real world insights into evocative, grounded and actionable solutions.”
Sun
Mar
09
The School of Education's MERIT Library is hosting a free qualitative software fair and symposium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 28. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, March 25. The event is designed to facilitate exchanges between research teams and to provide researchers and students with a practice-based overview of a variety of software used by members of the research community at UW-Madison.
Wed
Mar
05
This event is the only professional development event targeted to the needs of UW-Madison academic staff. Learn about current campus and system initiatives, shared governance and also take advantage of professional development sessions. Keynote speakers include Ray Cross, Jennifer Cheatham and Julie Underwood.
Mon
Mar
03
You can still contribute to the 2013 Partners in Giving campaign through March 2014. Gifts can submitted online via credit card through the campaign’s website.
Wed
Feb
19
The university is launching a series of pilot MOOCs during the current year. The first such class, launched in October, was about online gaming and learning, and was led by School of Education faculty members Kurt Squire and Constance Steinkuehler. The deadline for proposal submissions is March 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Wed
Feb
19
Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, chair of UW-Madison’s Department of Kinesiology, issued the following letter on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
Wed
Feb
19
Every year the School of Education recognizes the most outstanding members of its family with Distinguished Achievement Awards. The External Relations Office is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 awards cycle. All nominations are due Monday, March 10 at 5 p.m.
Tue
Feb
18
The School of Education is hosting its annual chili cook-off on Friday, March 7 at the Morgridge Center for Public Service in the Red Gym.
Tue
Feb
18
The annual UW-Madison Showcase is for those on campus who have a desire to share best practices and learn from each other in order to improve work processes, learning environments and the campus climate in both academic and administrative areas. Be sure to register for this year's Showcase, which will be held April 2.
Mon
Feb
17
The purpose of the Brittingham Visiting Scholar program is to introduce advanced students to those working “in the field” who can help them increase their awareness of the kinds of expertise and accomplishments they will need after they graduate. Visitors who can help students make linkages between their academic study and the world they will enter upon graduation are of special interest to this program. Brittingham awards are intended to provide sustained interaction between a single distinguished visitor and a specifically designated small group of undergraduates over a period of a few days.
Wed
Feb
05
Prior to meeting with alumni and friends regarding private support of projects around the School of Education, it is important for the UW Foundation to gather preliminary information about the scope of the initiative. To help capture the key details - such as the description and goals, action plan, necessary resources and intended results - UWF created a Gift Proposal Template.
Tue
Feb
04
UW-Madison’s EI Core Team is putting out a call for applications to two new initiatives: the Teaching and Learning Innovations Awards and the Educational Innovation (EI) Mini-Grants.
Fri
Jan
31
The university has rolled out a revamped website to help graduates and guests navigate the new changes in commencement activities. The site reflects the changes necessitated by the move to hold a single large ceremony for all bachelor's and most master's degree candidates in Camp Randall Stadium, instead of the four Kohl Center ceremonies of previous years.
Fri
Jan
31
The Office of UW Graduate Medical Education, in partnership with the School of Medicine and Public Health, is extending an invitation to faculty and students of the School of Education to attend the third annual Continuum of Health Sciences Education Teaching Enhancement Conference. The conference is being held at the Health Sciences Learning Center on Tuesday, March 11.