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UW–Madison names Haddix new School of Education dean

June 6, 2024

Haddix has held numerous leadership positions in her 16 years at Syracuse University and currently serves as associate provost for strategic initiatives. She also led for two terms as chair of the Reading and Language Arts department in the School of Education at Syracuse. Haddix describes her work as “very interdisciplinary” and believes the School of Education’s focus on education, arts and health is aligned with her vision of what a holistic approach to education should be.

Search begins for next School of Education dean

January 9, 2024

A search is underway for the next dean of the School of Education to lead the school's academic and executive affairs at one of the nation's most prominent schools of education. Listening sessions on Jan. 16 and 17 will give community members the opportunity to provide input and ask questions. The application for full consideration is March 18.

Four things an educational psychologist wants you to know about AI in the classroom

September 4, 2023

A former classroom teacher, a parent and scholar of technology and learning offers a few suggestions — and some assurances — about what to expect from AI in the near future.

UW–Madison experts address back-to-school topics

August 24, 2023

School’s in. And so are experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison who can discuss a variety of subjects related to the start of a new school year.

SSTAR Lab project will connect Native students with financial support

May 16, 2023

UW–Madison will collaborate on a project to give Native students a comprehensive resource of college-level financial aid programs and policies.

Meet the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients

April 6, 2023

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize some of the university’s finest educators.

Headed in the write direction

April 4, 2022

The Greater Madison Writing Project at UW–Madison works with teachers in rural Wisconsin school districts, such as Jessica White in Gresham, to offer professional development for educators as well as enrichment opportunities for students and young adult writers.

Morgridge Center has new director, new home

February 24, 2022

Travis Wright, a nationally recognized expert in school-based support for children and families undergoing trauma, has been named faculty director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service.

Jerome Chazen leaves lasting impact on UW–Madison and the arts

February 7, 2022

“Jerry was deeply devoted to the arts and to education,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “His commitment to UW–Madison will live on in the Chazen Museum of Art and the many lives he touched.”

Chalking up UW’s international presence

November 17, 2021

Students drew international flags in chalk along the Bascom Hill sidewalk in front of the Education Building to mark International Education Week.

Secretary of Education chats with UW students

September 20, 2021

Students of a UW–Madison special education teacher preparation program chatted with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona during a campus visit Monday. Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Gov. Tony Evers also joined the talk.

Meet CJ Zabat, alumni speaker for 2020 graduate celebration

September 13, 2021

The university will welcome graduates of spring, summer and winter 2020 back to Madison Sept. 17-19 for a weekend of events celebrating their achievements.

New Faculty Focus: Suzanne Eckes

September 7, 2021

Suzanne Eckes: professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Hometown: Neenah, Wisconsin Educational/professional background: For the past 18 years I have been on the…

UW–Madison’s Kelly named to College of Fellows of the American Theatre

April 22, 2021

“I am very honored and overcome with emotion about my being given this honor,” says Kelly.

School of Education announces master’s program scholarship to address inequities

January 28, 2021

The program empowers graduates to change teaching, learning and policy by harnessing vast amounts of educational data that will help guide decisions and improvements in education to bridge the equity gap.