News for Faculty and Staff

Mon
Mar
18
Fiske to retire from Education Outreach and Partnerships (EOP) in April
After 23 years of service to the School of Education, Karen Fiske will be retiring from Education Outreach and Partnerships (EOP) this April.
Mon
Mar
18
Staff Volunteers Needed for Critical Compensation Fund Evaluation Interviews
As you may be aware, the University of Wisconsin-Madison completed targeted salary increases for critical faculty and staff through a plan called the Critical Compensation Fund (CCF). CCF did not involve across-the-board increases, rather it included targeted pay adjustments aimed at recognizing equity, retention, and market influences.
Thu
Mar
07
EOP CHILI COOKOFF: You be the Judges!
The Education Outreach and Partnerships (EOP) staff is holding a blind-taste chili cookoff in our suite (264 Teacher Education) on Monday, March 11, from 11:00 - 1:00.
Wed
Mar
06
Winter 2013 issue of the Community-University Exchange (CUE) newsletter is now online
Volume II; Issue 1 of the CUE newsletter, which is a program of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, can be accessed directly online at the CUE Website.
Thu
Feb
21
Call for Nominations: Morgridge Center Community Service Awards
The call is now open for nominations for the Morgridge Center's Community Service Awards. Nominations are due by April 5, 2013.
Wed
Jan
23
Scaffolding our Information Environment:  Five tips to save you time and money
The fourth installment of the monthly column from the School of Education CIO Dan Jacobsohn and MERIT staff. This month, Anna Lewis writes about MERIT Library resources that will help you save time and money at work.
Wed
Jan
23
Website updates: Sitefinity profile widget & Digital Measures
The SoE web team has implemented faculty-requested updates to the Individual Profile widget in Sitefinity. This is the code that displays Digital Measures information on department faculty/staff profile pages.
Tue
Jan
15
Education Research IRB open session - February 1
The Education Research IRB has scheduled an open session for School of Education Faculty members. The purpose of the session is to gather feedback from faculty about implementation of the ARROW protocol submission system. I
Tue
Jan
08
Training session for working with media to be held Jan. 25
Former reporters who now are part of UW-Madison’s University Communications team will run the event, which will cover topics related to dealing with the media and provide practical guidance on how to effectively work with campus communicators.
Tue
Dec
18
Scaffolding Our Information Environment: Resources for Blending Learning & Distance Education
The third installment of the monthly column from School of Education CIO Dan Jacobsohn and MERIT staff. This month Catherine Stephens shares a great piece about the resources available to faculty & staff regarding Blended Learning and Distance Education.
Tue
Dec
11
Call for Proposals: Morgridge Match Grant Program - Spring 2013 (due February 15)
The Morgridge Match Grant Program is currently accepting proposals for Spring 2013 funding to support community engaged scholarship. The application deadline is 5pm CST Friday, February 15, 2013.
Thu
Dec
06
Looking ahead to Spring Semester: Learn@UW support
Spring 2013 semester Learn@UW course sites are now available for faculty and staff.
Thu
Dec
06
MERIT creates educational technology events calendar
In an effort to help the School of Education community identify opportunities for educational technology professional development, MERIT has created the Educational Technology Events Calendar.
Thu
Dec
06
New C&I course: Instructional Technology, Learning and Games
A new two-credit elective course, C&I 375 - Instructional Technology, Learning & Games, well be held prior to the Spring Semester - Jan. 7-18, 2013
Wed
Nov
28
Annual Call for Pre-proposals for the Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment
Annual Call for Pre-proposals for the Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment – Due in Dean’s/Director’s Office: 12:00 noon, Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Tue
Nov
27
Call for Proposals - WCER Seed Funding for International Education Research
The Wisconsin Center for Educational Research (WCER) is providing seed funding for the 2012-2013 academic year to promote international research by UW School of Education faculty and staff.
Fri
Nov
09
New Educational Technology Events Calendar
MERIT has created a new Educational Technology Events Calendar.
Fri
Nov
09
New C&I course: Instructional Technology, Learning and Games
A new 2 credit elective course, C&I 375, is now being offered in the School of Education. It will be taught primarily by MERIT staff.
Thu
Nov
01
SoE Faculty & Staff Hi-Res Photos: Nov 6, 8
Biz Cook from the MERIT Graphics team will be at the ambassador's desk across from the cafe, camera in hand. Stop by to have your photo taken in one of many locations - in your office if you are in the building, by the fireplace, on the terrace, by the stairs or even in front of the red doors.
Thu
Oct
25
Scaffolding our Information Environment: IT Security
In his monthly column, School of Education CIO Dan Jacobsohn provides IT tips for faculty and staff. The latest installment discusses the importance of practicing ‘safe IT.’