Ahn’s ‘Type + Code’ project featured on Femme Type

July 23, 2021

UW–Madison’s Yeoyhun Ahn, an assistant professor in the School of Education's Art Department, was featured on the platform Femme Type, in an article headlined “Yeoyhun Ahn Fuses Coding and Calligraphy in a Groundbreaking New Project.”

UMOJA Magazine features new UW grad Stephanie Woodson

July 8, 2021

New UW–Madison graduate Stephanie Woodson was featured in UMOJA Magazine recently, in an article headlined “McNair Scholar Demonstrates Unprecedented Strength Amid Adversity.” Woodson earned her bachelor’s degree in health promotion and health equity in May 2021 from the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology.

Summer 2021 Learning Connections alumni magazine available online

July 6, 2021

The latest edition of Learning Connections, a magazine for alumni and friends of the UW–Madison School of Education, is now posted online. The ​Summer 2021 issue centers on the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the many lessons learned. In addition, we spotlight a range of important and innovative work being done across the School.

LaVar Charleston named UW–Madison’s next chief diversity officer 

June 22, 2021

LaVar Charleston, an innovative leader and accomplished researcher with nearly two decades of experience related to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education, has been named to lead UW–Madison’s diversity and inclusion efforts. Since June 2019, Charleston has served as the inaugural associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion in the School of Education.

School of Education alumna named ‘Outstanding Public Interest Law Student’ for 2021

June 21, 2021

Crystal Stonewall, a UW–Madison School of Education alumna and current UW–Madison law student, has been honored by the State Bar of Wisconsin as a 2021 Outstanding Public Interest Law Student of the Year. Stonewall earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 2019.

Memoir by UW–Madison alumnus Lor recounts journey from Laos to U.S.

June 19, 2021

UW–Madison alumnus Pao Lor is the author of a new memoir, titled “Modern Jungles: A Hmong Refugee’s Childhood Story of Survival,” published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Lor earned his doctorate from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and currently holds the Patricia Wood Baer Professorship in Education at UW–Green Bay.

Article by UW–Madison’s Bal, others examines design of culturally responsive ‘Learning Lab’

June 14, 2021

UW–Madison’s Aydin Bal, a professor in the School of Education's Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, is first author of an article published in the journal Cognition and Instruction that is titled, “Inclusive Future Making: Building a Culturally Responsive Behavioral Support. Joining Bal as co-authors of the paper are UW–Madison alumni Kemal Afacan and Halil Ibrahim Cakir, and Tremayne Clardy, the new superintendent of the Verona Area School District.