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Summer 2015 edition of Learning Connections now available online

July 08, 2015

The latest edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online.

This latest issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Summer 2015 edition highlights include:

• Letter from the Dean: Julie Underwood reflects on serving for 10 years as Dean of the School of Education

• News and notes: Check out highlights from across the School over the past six months

• Honors and awards: UW-Madison recognizes outstanding work being done across School of Education

Summer 2015 Learning Connections Cover• From Capitol Hill to Bascom Hill: Julie Underwood reflects on a decade in her "dream job" as dean of the School of Education

• Diana Hess selected as School's next dean

• News from Counseling Psychology: Bruce Wampold continues to make voice heard in 'The Great Psychotherapy Debate'

• News from the Greater Madison Writing Project: Odyssey Junior program coaches kids how to express, empower themselves through writing

• News from Curriculum and Instruction: Honorary degrees illustrate intellectual power, international stature of top-ranked department

• Philanthropy: Norm Berven, Barbara Mittelstaedt Berven take dedication to rehabilitation psychology program to new heights

• News from Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis: Conrad explores practices for 'Educating a Diverse Nation'

• News from Educational Policy Studies: Department connects with community to examine 'Race, Class and Inequity in American Education'

• News from Educational Psychology: Kaplan garners academic accolades as he expands his quantitative methods work across the globe

• Undergraduate Spotlight: Melanie Kirkwood finds out 'a lot about what's important to me' during time at UW-Madison

• Student news: New Student Ambassadors group dedicated to connecting students, alumni to School of Education

• School honors 2014-15 Alumni Award winners

• AERA Awards: UW-Madison again shines at American Educational Research Association's Annual Meeting

• News from Dance: Community dance program for girls presents third annual spring showcase

• Class notes: Read about what School of Education alums have been up to, broken down by decade -– 1950s and 1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s