Tag School of Education
Education, surgery try “speed dating” for researchJanuary 23, 2014
Dr. Craig Kent, chairman of surgery, said he hopes that it is at least as successful as a 2010 “speed dating” event with engineering faculty. That one resulted in several research partnerships between surgeons and engineers.
UW Professor Emeritus Littleton, the ‘Father of Studio Glass,’ dies at 91December 19, 2013
University of Wisconsin–Madison Professor Emeritus Harvey K. Littleton, the trail-blazing artist who founded the nation’s first university-based studio program in art glass more than five decades ago, passed away on Dec. 13 at his home in Spruce Pine, N.C. He was 91.
Hi-def group videoconferencing offered on campusDecember 19, 2013
If you need to meet with people located beyond Madison – or even within it – but can’t get everyone in the same room, a convenient service on campus may help.
Forgiveness perfect gift for the holidaysDecember 18, 2013
If you want your holidays to be happier, Professor Robert Enright suggests giving the gift of forgiveness. While it is helpful any time of the year, it can be especially welcome during the holidays.
Tip: The 12 days of expertsDecember 11, 2013
For many, the holiday season brings joy, fun and cookies. Lots of cookies.
SoE hosting range of American Education Week events, resourcesNovember 15, 2013
American Education Week (Nov. 18 to 22) is an opportune time for UW–Madison’s School of Education to lend a hand in guiding its range of partners through this sometimes difficult terrain and into a future in which every child has access to a free, high-quality public education.
Book Trailer Film Camp a ‘different kind of summer reading program’August 9, 2013
Fifteen students who will be entering eighth grade at Madison’s Whitehorse Middle School are in the midst of a unique two-week filmmaking project that was designed to encourage reluctant readers to hit the books.
Mathieu appointed interim director of Wisconsin Center for Education ResearchAugust 7, 2013
Robert Mathieu has been appointed interim director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), UW–Madison School of Education Dean Julie Underwood announced Tuesday.
Mentored by UW education faculty, underrepresented students exhibit researchAugust 2, 2013
Students from UW–Madison’s Summer Education Research Program (SERP) presented their research during a poster session in the Education Building’s Morgridge Commons on Tuesday afternoon.
Riding High: Course makes biking accessible to children with disabilitiesJuly 24, 2013
Tim Gattenby is a glass-is-half-full type of guy who brings his own brand of upbeat energy and perspective to his post as coordinator of adaptive fitness and personal training with UW–Madison's Department of Kinesiology.
Sensory friendly dining event breaks down barriersMay 16, 2013
For many families, the occasional evening out for dinner at a restaurant is an enjoyable treat. But for parents who care for children with autism, the notion of eating out can be panic inducing.
Sale to help kick off Tandem Press’ move to on-campus facilityApril 24, 2013
Rumors of Tandem Press being forced from its longtime home on the near east side of Madison are nothing new.
Students seek opportunity, employers looking to hireJanuary 29, 2013
UW-Madison Career Services units will host the Spring Career and Internship Fair on Monday Feb. 4, which will bring more than 180 organizations to campus.
Wisconsin Center for Education Research wins $15 million grant to improve student achievementDecember 27, 2012
More than 4,000 students and their families will be better prepared for success in school thanks to the expansion of an initiative developed by UW–Madison’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research.
Games+Learning+Society joins the Wisconsin Institute for DiscoveryDecember 18, 2012
In a loftlike upper level of the purple building on the corner of University Avenue and Randall Street, people dart in and out of cubicles with NERF guns, forgetting deadlines and deliverables to wage playful battles for an hour or two with their colleagues and celebrate new office space.
Madison students create book trailers for film festivalJuly 31, 2012
As part of the Read On Wisconsin program, students from Madison's Whitehorse Middle School have dedicated their summer vacation to reading and discussing books for grades six through eight.
Educational games to train middle schoolers’ attention, empathyMay 21, 2012
Two years ago, at a meeting on science and education, Richard Davidson challenged video game manufacturers to develop games that emphasize kindness and compassion instead of violence and aggression.
School of Education partners with Stockholm UniversityMay 15, 2012
Graduate students in the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education have a new opportunity to bring a global perspective into their work as they seek to tackle some of the toughest issues in education.
Jordan’s skills embrace education, artMay 8, 2012
Many recognize undergraduate advisor Jerry Jordan’s enthusiasm as a recruitment and retention specialist for the School of Education. But fewer know of his prospects as a professional portrait artist.
Dance Department students present “Les Muses” April 26-28April 18, 2012
Dance students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will perform "Les Muses," a student concert featuring contemporary dance works by six emerging student choreographers and an original piece by New York artist in residence Pamela Pietro on April 26-28 at 8 p.m.