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Unique MOOC with in-person sessions offered for future and current college STEM faculty

October 1, 2014

A new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offering an in-person twist — local weekly facilitated meetings — debuts next week to help future and current college STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) faculty become better teachers. It is designed to be of special interest to grad students planning to teach professionally.

Pre-college programs open doors for leadership roles

August 4, 2014

Whether their connections were social, academic or professional, former participants in UW–Madison's summer residence programs through University Housing say the camps were essential for creating future opportunities.

Teaching and Learning Symposium focuses on transforming education

May 15, 2014

The 2014 Teaching & Learning Symposium, a two-day event taking place May 19-20 at Union South, will focus on “Transforming Education” as this year’s theme.

College admission conundrum?

April 23, 2014

As college admissions letters crisscross the country, we wonder about standardized testing. Do the SAT and ACT accurately anticipate college success? Are they essential gauges of a student’s potential and ability?