School of Education recognizes 2022 faculty and staff award winners

April 18, 2022

The UW–Madison School of Education recognized some of its most outstanding individuals with Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards during a reception and short ceremony on Thursday, April 14. This year’s event also included recognition of the inaugural recipients of the School of Education’s Impact 2030 Staff Innovation Awards.

UW–Madison School of Education again in top 5 of U.S. News rankings

March 29, 2022

UW–Madison is home to the fifth-ranked school of education in the nation — marking the ninth straight year it has been rated among the top five. UW–Madison’s School of Education is also the only one in the nation to have a top-10 ranking in all nine education specialty areas — including the No. 1 Educational Psychology program.

Ochrach in Counseling Psychology receives campus TA award

March 7, 2022

Chase Ochrach, a PhD candidate in the Department of Counseling Psychology, is a recipient of a UW–Madison Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant (TA) Award for 2021. She received the Excellence in Community-based Learning Teaching Award — a new award this year — which recognizes TAs who have demonstrated outstanding instruction using a community-based learning approach.

Morgridge Center has a new director in Travis Wright, and a new home

February 24, 2022

Travis Wright, an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Counseling Psychology and a nationally recognized expert in school-based support for children and families undergoing trauma, has been named faculty director of UW–Madison's Morgridge Center for Public Service.

STAT reports on study by UW–Madison researchers that asks, ‘What mental health apps actually work?’

January 24, 2022

The work of UW–Madison’s Simon Goldberg is examined in a report from the health-oriented news website STAT that’s headlined, “What types of mental health apps actually work? A sweeping new analysis finds the data is sparse.” The report examines a meta-review paper that was published in PLOS Digital Health by Goldberg and a study team, including Sin U. Lam, a PhD student in the Department of Counseling Psychology, and UW–Madison alumna Shufang Sun, who earned her PhD from the department and is now an assistant professor at Brown University.

PBS series ‘The Light’ by UW–Madison alumna Sanders wins Chicago Emmy

December 9, 2021

UW–Madison alumna Zhalarina Sanders has created an autobiographical music video series entitled “The Light" with PBS Wisconsin, which she wrote, acted in, and produced. Originally released in May 2020, the series won an Emmy in the Chicago/Midwest region for Outstanding Achievement in Arts/Entertainment Programming.