News for Faculty and Staff

Tue
Feb
18
The School of Education is hosting its annual chili cook-off on Friday, March 7 at the Morgridge Center for Public Service in the Red Gym.
Tue
Feb
18
The annual UW-Madison Showcase is for those on campus who have a desire to share best practices and learn from each other in order to improve work processes, learning environments and the campus climate in both academic and administrative areas. Be sure to register for this year's Showcase, which will be held April 2.
Mon
Feb
17
The purpose of the Brittingham Visiting Scholar program is to introduce advanced students to those working “in the field” who can help them increase their awareness of the kinds of expertise and accomplishments they will need after they graduate. Visitors who can help students make linkages between their academic study and the world they will enter upon graduation are of special interest to this program. Brittingham awards are intended to provide sustained interaction between a single distinguished visitor and a specifically designated small group of undergraduates over a period of a few days.
Wed
Feb
05
Prior to meeting with alumni and friends regarding private support of projects around the School of Education, it is important for the UW Foundation to gather preliminary information about the scope of the initiative. To help capture the key details - such as the description and goals, action plan, necessary resources and intended results - UWF created a Gift Proposal Template.
Tue
Feb
04
UW-Madison’s EI Core Team is putting out a call for applications to two new initiatives: the Teaching and Learning Innovations Awards and the Educational Innovation (EI) Mini-Grants.
Fri
Jan
31
The university has rolled out a revamped website to help graduates and guests navigate the new changes in commencement activities. The site reflects the changes necessitated by the move to hold a single large ceremony for all bachelor's and most master's degree candidates in Camp Randall Stadium, instead of the four Kohl Center ceremonies of previous years.
Fri
Jan
31
The Office of UW Graduate Medical Education, in partnership with the School of Medicine and Public Health, is extending an invitation to faculty and students of the School of Education to attend the third annual Continuum of Health Sciences Education Teaching Enhancement Conference. The conference is being held at the Health Sciences Learning Center on Tuesday, March 11.
Sun
Jan
26
Dean Julie Underwood invites faculty and staff to a series of school-wide discussion sessions that will focus specifically on one of six topics in order to determine interest, and if appropriate, produce a more comprehensive proposal. These refined proposals will help to strengthen the School of Education and the impact we have on our students and the world.
Tue
Jan
21
The School of Education Committee on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) will be holding an election to fill four elected seats for a two-year term, September 2014 through May 2016.
Wed
Jan
08
This annual competition funds a number of activities related to women's physical education, activity and movement, including special programs, new course development, research support, visiting scholars/experts and student support. All faculty, staff and student organizations at UW-Madison are eligible to apply for funding, although student organizations should have a faculty or staff advisor submit the proposal on the group’s behalf.
Sat
Dec
21
Due to renovations and upgrades that will be taking place during the winter break, please pardon the noise and dust which could impact, among other spaces, the MERIT Library.
Tue
Dec
17
Knittin' Mittens, MERIT's charity knitting program was a successful pilot, culminating in 22 pairs of mittens being donated to local schools. MERIT is extending the program for "Chapter Two" which will meet Thursdays from noon-1 p.m. in the MERIT library.
Tue
Dec
17
The University of Wisconsin Foundation will host a half-day workshop titled "Advancement 101: Engaging Alumni and Donors" on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 in the Plenary Room, Grainger Hall. In this free workshop you'll learn about ways to develop lasting, mutually rewarding relationships with your alumni and donors.
Tue
Dec
17
The spring 2014 conference of the Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education will be held March 30 and 31, 2014. The Executive Committee welcomes proposals from those involved in educator preparation and professional development in higher education, Cooperative Educational Service Agencies, alternative educator preparation programs, professional organizations and PK-12 districts and schools. The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.
Tue
Dec
17
Please follow these tips to help the UW Foundation Gift Processing staff in getting through the mail it receives each day. This is increasingly important as 2013 comes to a close.
Mon
Dec
09
UW-Madison has authorized a critical compensation exercise for 2014. The School of Education will be receiving proposals from departments and units through Feb. 3, 2014 for Critical Compensation Fund (CCF) adjustments.
Mon
Dec
02
The School of Education encourages faculty and staff contributions to the Partners in Giving Campaign -- also known as the State, University and UW Hospital & Clinics Employees Combined Campaign of Dane County.
Thu
Sep
26
There are two sources of funding. One is via School of Education Seed Funding, which supports initiatives and innovations that contribute to the globalization of the School's course and program offerings, and of the UW-Madison campus. In addition, the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research (WCER) is providing seed funding for the 2013-2014 academic year to promote international and/or comparative educational research by School of Education faculty and staff.
Tue
Aug
06
Mathieu appointed interim director of Wisconsin Center for Education Research
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. He replaces Adam Gamoran, who stepped down after nine years to accept a position as President of the William T. Grant Foundation. Currently, Mathieu is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the Department of Astronomy at UW-Madison.
Thu
Jul
18
Learning Connections now available online
“Playing to learn -– and scoring education points,” is the cover story for the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of the School of Education's alumni magazine. The piece examines the leading role those within the school are playing at the intersection of video games and learning.