October 28, 2010
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education will host a special American Education Week (AEW) program Nov. 15-16 to celebrate the grand reopening of the revamped Education Building on Bascom Hill.
September 27, 2010
On Sunday, Oct. 10, American Printmaking Now will open at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing, and prints from the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Tandem Press will be among those featured.
September 14, 2010
Leaders from Shanghai’s East China Normal University (ECNU), one of China’s top institutions of teacher training, visited the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Sept. 14 to learn more about the School of Education and discuss possible collaborations in the future.
September 10, 2010
Latin rhythms will set a flavorful beat for the sixth annual Passing the Mic spoken-word series Thursday, Sept. 30-Saturday, Oct. 2, in the Wisconsin Historical Society auditorium, 816 State St.
September 2, 2010
In any year, the arts scene on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus is vibrant and rich, with hundreds of performances, exhibits and events from students, faculty and visiting world-famous artists.
July 29, 2010
The largest group ever to complete the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) will graduate into their senior year of high school Friday, July 30, at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton.
July 22, 2010
University of Wisconsin–Madison experts have been appointed to 12 special committees the Wisconsin Legislature created to study emerging state issues and make recommendations for the 2011-12 legislative session.
July 15, 2010
A group of elite Chinese student-athletes and coaches is expected to arrive in Madison on Friday, July 23, marking the start of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Chinese Champions Program.
April 29, 2010
The William T. Grant Foundation has appointed a UW–Madison education professor to the 2010 class of William T. Grant Scholars, an elite group of early-career researchers studying ways to improve the lives of youth.
April 16, 2010
Lathrop Hall hits a milestone this year, and the School of Education is throwing a party worthy of the classic building perched along University Avenue.
March 24, 2010
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.
March 5, 2010
The six top-scoring competitors from last week's Wisconsin Youth Poetry Slam Team finals are gearing up to compete at the Brave New Voices spoken-word international competition in Los Angeles in July.
March 4, 2010
President Barack Obama has announced that he will nominate Adam Gamoran as a member of the National Board for Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education.
February 22, 2010
This week's University of Wisconsin–Madison Dance Program's student concert, "Almost Spring," is a showcase of creative original works by student choreographers.
February 1, 2010
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.
November 2, 2009
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?"
October 27, 2009
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.
October 6, 2009
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.”
September 29, 2009
A research team at the University of Wisconsin–Madison recently won $4.5 million in federal grants to study computer games and learning.