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New accelerated Master of Science in Design + Innovation engages five disciplines, sparks creativity, excites employers
Combining expertise from five schools and colleges with team-based interaction, the program promises to offer students a breadth of highly desired skills.
"We hope with this addition to the faculty we will craft deep, integrative, and long lasting changes in the way in which diversity is conceived and implemented in our curriculum," said department chair Kate Corby. "Duane's versatility as a teacher and artist, along with his warm and professional engagement with students, will be a great benefit."
The renowned scholar, who has helped change the way teachers teach African American children, was the first black woman to become a tenured professor in UW–Madison’s School of Education.
Conference to give educators tools to encourage difficult political discussions, talk about elections
Teaching about elections is one of the best opportunities educators have to prepare young people for political engagement, says School of Education Dean Diana Hess.
A sports science class focused on the most popular technologies in the field of human performance in an effort to teach UW–Madison students how to collect data, interpret the information and use it in a meaningful way.
Researcher Kathryn Moeller says such initiatives transfer the responsibility for change onto girls and women, and away from governments, corporations and global governance institutions whose actions have often led to the unequal distribution of resources, poor labor conditions and other structural inequities.
The UW–Madison Adaptive Physical Activity Program helps its clients recover from serious injuries and illnesses with a can-do attitude and individual attention from the many students who work there.
Ted and Mary Kellner, whose generosity to their alma mater spans the campus, will make a $25 million commitment as part of the university’s current $3.2 billion All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign.
Kristina Navarro, who has her Ph.D. from the UW–Madison School of Education, uses her knowledge and connections to turn UW-Whitewater student-athletes into leaders on and off the playing field, through an innovative program.