September 9, 2009
Alongside the slew of incoming freshmen, another group of new Badgers is making a debut at the University of Wisconsin–Madison this fall.
September 8, 2009
The University of Wisconsin–Madison will host a semester-long fall lecture series based on the scholarship and art of hip hop.
July 29, 2009
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.
July 8, 2009
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.
June 24, 2009
As Judy Ettinger puzzled over her retirement options a few years ago, her 30-plus years of experience in career counseling and career development proved to be invaluable.
May 26, 2009
Madison, Wis., will become the world's dance hot spot May 28-31 when the University of Wisconsin–Madison Dance Program hosts the World Dance Alliance-Americas (WDAA) General Assembly.
May 21, 2009
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).
April 28, 2009
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.
March 11, 2009
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.
February 23, 2009
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.
April 2, 2008
A number of graduate programs and specialties at UW–Madison scored high marks in the 2009 "Best Graduate Schools" edition of U.S. News and World Report.
March 18, 2008
Six UW–Madison faculty have been honored for their research with Kellett Mid-Career Awards.
March 12, 2008
On Tuesday afternoon, March 11, Art Department staff learned that a beloved member of the department, Professor Gelsy Verna, passed away. This was very unexpected, and the cause of her death is currently unknown. Her young daughter Clara is being well cared for.
January 24, 2008
Richard Halverson, an education leadership and policy analysis professor, is focusing his research on examining how schools are approaching the tough standards established by the federal No Child Left Behind law.
January 8, 2008
Scholars from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and other institutions will meet early in February to discuss the intersections of religion and education in the United States and around the world.
December 5, 2007
Schools across the United States today face more pressure than ever to boost student performance levels and close the gaps in achievement between students of different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. While many schools are struggling to make adequate progress, others have developed strategies that are contributing to significant improvements.
November 12, 2007
Whether through study abroad programs, international teaching and research collaborations, language study opportunities, or the thousands of students from around the world who benefit from our campus every year, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is truly a global university.
October 31, 2007
A group of doctoral students will offer global perspectives on education in “Schooling Around the World: Sights, Sounds, Stories and Travels,” a program sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to mark International Education Week.
July 31, 2007
A new report finds that, despite frequent claims to the contrary, there is no empirical or statistical evidence to suggest that grief counseling is harmful to clients, or that clients who are "normally" bereaved are at special risk if they receive grief counseling, according to a new look at the scientific literature on grief counseling.