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Summer 2016 edition of Learning Connections now available online

July 01, 2016

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

The Summer 2016 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni. A pdf of the Summer 2016 Learning Connections is available here.

Summer 2016 edition highlights include:

• Letter from the Dean: Diana Hess reflects on the value of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary at UW-Madison

Summer 2016 Learning Connections cover• News and notes: Check out highlights from across the School over the past six months

• Honors and awards

• Media mentions: Faculty and staff from across the School were noted in a range of media reports during the Spring 2016 semester

• Morgridge Center for Public Service: Celebrating 20 years of bridging campus and community

• Curriculum and Instruction: New website helps educators teach about American Indian nations

• Educational Policy Studies: Bianca Baldridge to use post-doctoral fellowship for ‘Exploring Race and Educational Opportunity within Community-based Education’

• Educational Psychology: ‘Purple State’ virtual internship teaches high school students about political communications

• Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis: Nicholas Hillman finds market-driven policies often fall short in higher education reform efforts

• Counseling Psychology: Unique partnership between training clinic, First Wave brings culturally relevant counseling services to students

• Student news

• Class notes: Read about what School of Education alums have been up to, broken down by decade -– 1950s1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s.

• Best-of-the-best: Meet the School’s 2016 Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Award winners

• Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education: Noel Radomski leads workshop in Oman