Tag School of Education
Dawn Crim named associate dean at School of EducationAugust 17, 2011
School of Education Dean Julie Underwood has named seasoned campus administrator Dawn Crim as the school's associate dean for external relations.
International panel: Is U.S. losing ground in higher education competitiveness?July 20, 2011
Countries around the world are ramping up investments in higher education in a push to create world-class research institutions. At the same time, the top research universities in the United States are confronting the challenges of dwindling resources and support.
Study suggests financial aid enhances college success among the most unlikely graduatesJuly 7, 2011
Results from an ongoing random assignment study of a private grant program in Wisconsin indicate that low-income students who receive Pell Grants and are unlikely to finish college get a sizeable boost in college persistence from additional financial aid. The findings suggest that directing aid to serve the neediest students may be the most equitable and cost-effective approach.
Movin’ Minds promotes academic and physical healthJuly 5, 2011
About 100 middle-school students will participate in Movin' Minds, a program organized by Precollege OPTIONS in Education Outreach and Partnerships at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
UW-Madison deepens Posse relationshipMay 5, 2011
The University of Wisconsin–Madison will deepen its relationship with the Posse Foundation this coming year with the addition of a fourth recruitment city - New York - and by joining the Posse Foundation's science-focused effort.
Chinese Champions Program: Meet the athletesMarch 30, 2011
Building on the success of last year's inaugural cohort, a second group of elite Chinese student-athletes will arrive at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Thursday, March 31, as part of the Chinese Champions Program.
UW-Madison welcomes new group of China’s championsMarch 30, 2011
Sixteen accomplished Chinese student-athletes, including one coach, will spend nearly nine months living and studying at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Thirteen recently tenured faculty honored with Romnes awardsMarch 29, 2011
This year’s Romnes Faculty Fellowships recognize a baker’s dozen of talented, up-and-coming faculty from across campus.
100 years of getting physical at UW–MadisonMarch 8, 2011
The year 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the physical education program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, which later became incorporated into the Department of Physical Education and Dance.
UW-Madison conference looks at Obama education agendaMarch 3, 2011
Scholars from a range of disciplines at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will dissect and discuss the Obama administration's education agenda during a daylong conference sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies (EPS) in the UW–Madison School of Education.
Rukhsana Khan to receive 2011 Charlotte Zolotow AwardFebruary 10, 2011
"Big Red Lollipop" by Rukhsana Khan has been selected as the 2011 winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award for outstanding writing in a picture book, to be presented March 5, by the Cooperative Children's Book Center, a library of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Researcher awarded $1.5 million to study ‘models of success’ at minority-serving institutionsFebruary 9, 2011
Clifton Conrad, a professor in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, along with Marybeth Gasman of the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant from Lumina Foundation for Education, USA Funds and the Kresge Foundation.
UW-Madison partners launch Greater Madison Writing Project for TeachersFebruary 4, 2011
The National Writing Project - an initiative based on the idea of teachers teaching teachers to improve their writing instruction - is returning to Madison, kicking off in July with a four-week Summer Institute to prepare approximately 15 teacher-leaders, who, in turn, can assist other teachers.
Morgridge Center supports initiatives through matching grant programJanuary 27, 2011
The Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin–Madison recently awarded 11 matching grants totaling $334,739 to support service learning, community-based research or civic engagement work by UW–Madison faculty and researchers in the areas of education, environment or health.
Education historian Diane Ravitch to speakJanuary 26, 2011
Diane Ravitch, regarded by many as the nation's leading education historian today, will offer an informed analysis of the current state of American education -- what's broken and how can it be fixed -- at a free, public presentation sponsored by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education, and the Wisconsin Center on Education Research, with support from the Wisconsin Education Association Council and the UW–Madison Lectures Committee.
Careers Conference marks 25 years on Jan. 24-26January 11, 2011
Later this month, the Careers Conference, hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center on Education and Work, will mark 25 years of career education and development with its annual event in Madison.
Study examines higher education costs, productivityDecember 13, 2010
American colleges and universities are becoming less productive in getting students through to graduation, but their productivity can be improved, according to a new study by two University of Wisconsin–Madison education experts.
Chinese athletes prepare to depart after successful semesterDecember 8, 2010
The 2010 Chinese Champions program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is winding up a highly successful inaugural session amid news that the innovative exchange has been extended for three additional years.
Tandem Press Holiday Open House set for SaturdayNovember 16, 2010
Lovers of Tandem Press prints can enjoy a Holiday Open House on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
American Education Week celebrates Education BuildingNovember 11, 2010
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education will host a special American Education Week program Nov. 15-16 to celebrate the grand reopening of the revamped Education Building on Bascom Hill.