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.
May 2, 2022
SHAPE America, the Society of Health and Physical Educators, honored recent UW–Madison alumnus Brett Frieder as a Major of the Year during the organization’s 136th National Convention and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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.
April 14, 2022
A collection of poems and short stories that promote brain exercise and creative thinking for older adults is the latest book written by UW–Madison professor emeritus Richard Smith.
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.
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.
March 3, 2022
UW–Madison alumnus Kenneth Teitelbaum is the author of a new article in Kappan magazine that is headlined “Curriculum, conflict, and critical race theory.” Teitelbaum earned his PhD from the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 1985.
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.
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.
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.