In addition to providing a contemporary home for the School of Education, the Education Building Renovation and Addition Project has become a learning laboratory for how to do environmentally sound capital projects.
The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will join the Madison Metropolitan School District in a three-year project to prepare science teachers to be climate-literacy ambassadors in their schools and communities.
Monica KamalRossa emphasizes the importance of assistive technologies for persons with disabilities by asking a question: "How many of you can live without your shoes every day, every season - yes, even in winter?"
The "thinking dancer," a concept long embraced by the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Dance Program, takes on new meaning in the program's Fall Faculty Concert, SPLASH!, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Wisconsin Union Theater, 800 Langdon St.
The way we learn is changing, but schools are having trouble keeping up. While technology dominates daily life and work, it still plays a limited role in public schools filled with students who are increasingly learning outside the classroom with help from cell phones, computers and video games, says Rich Halverson, a professor of educational leadership and policy analysis and co-author of the new book “Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology.”
The University of Wisconsin–Madison will celebrate its eighth year of an important pipeline for student diversity from noon-2 p.m. on Friday, July 31, at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way.
Professional golfer Steve Stricker is giving a boost to student golf instruction at the University of Wisconsin–Madison by designating the university to receive $45,000 through the 2008 Ryder Cup Outreach Program.
Kenneth Zeichner, the Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Teacher Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and associate dean of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Education (NAEd).
The tower of bright red steel girders signals that the former university warehouse at the edge of campus has been transformed. Facing the Kohl Center across Frances Street, the tower marks the main entrance to the Art Lofts, the new state-of-the-art facility for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Art Department.
There’s no telling where a dancer may land. Rahm Emmanuel, President Obama’s point man, turned down a scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School. Maya Angelou, poet, writer, journalist and activist, began her career on stage as a dancer.
The Singapore Ministry of Education has awarded a four-year $3.5 million contract to the Center on Education and Work (CEW) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison's School of Education for localizing CEW's WISCareers and CareerLocker online career-information systems for use in Singapore schools.