UW–Madison alum González receives Principal Leadership Award

May 4, 2022

UW–Madison alumnus Mike González received a 2022 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Principal Leadership Award. González, who earned his master’s degree from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies in 2006, is principal of Bessie Allen Middle School in the School District of North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

School of Education shines at AERA 2022 Annual Meeting

April 29, 2022

The American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) 2022 Annual Meeting recently wrapped up after being offered both in person in San Diego and virtually. More than 125 faculty, staff, and students from the UW–Madison School of Education presented at the conference, which ran April 21-26.

The Southern Graphics Council International printmaking conference in photos

March 22, 2022

Last week over 500 artists from around the world — including from Canada, Poland, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Italy, and New Zealand — descended on UW–Madison for the Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) conference, “Our Shared Future,” hosted by the School of Education’s Art Department. Here is just a small taste of what we caught on camera. 

Nachman accepts tenure-track position at University of Arkansas

March 18, 2022

UW–Madison alumnus Brett Nachman has accepted a tenure-track position as an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas, in its Adult and Lifelong Learning program in the College of Education and Health Professions. Nachman earned his PhD from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 2021.

‘A Piece of My Heart’ spotlights women who served in the Vietnam War

February 28, 2022

Focusing on a tumultuous era in our history, the UW–Madison Department of Theatre and Drama’s upcoming production of “A Piece of My Heart” presents a potent message on the human cost of war and the scars that still remain. The play will run March 3-11 in Vilas Hall's Gilbert V. Helmsley Theatre.

‘Indigenous Perspectives’ exhibition features art by UW–Madison alumni

February 17, 2022

An important new exhibition at the Memorial Union features a collection of art created by Indigenous UW–Madison alumni, students, and faculty from the School of Education’s Art Department. Titled "Madison Alumni: A Legacy of Indigenous Perspectives" and curated by John Hitchcock, a professor in the Art Department, the exhibition opened to the public on Feb. 11 and runs through March 21.

Read Your Heart Out Day turns 18 years old

February 16, 2022

Read Your Heart Out Day, conceived by UW–Madison alumna Michelle Belnavis back in 2004, has now become an institution in Madison schools and throughout the state of Wisconsin.