October 23, 2020
The School of Education’s Simon Goldberg, along with his colleagues at UW–Madison’s Center for Healthy Minds, have received a $500,000 award from the Hope for Depression Research Foundation to develop a highly scalable, mobile health intervention to support treatment for depression.
October 22, 2020
The New York Times utilized the expertise of UW–Madison’s Travis Wright for an article looking at how schools can help children cope with the aftermath of devastating wildfires and other disasters.
October 5, 2020
UW–Madison’s Pa Her was recently selected as an Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) Leadership Fellow.
September 2, 2020
Masks. Hybrid learning. Physical distancing. Testing. The fall 2020 semester is kicking off — and at UW–Madison, it won’t be like any semester that’s come before. However, our School of Education students are just as bright, driven, and inspiring as always. Seventeen students shared their thoughts with us on majors, going to college amid COVID-19, what they are excited about this semester, and future plans.
August 24, 2020
As all aspects of American society face a national reckoning on racism and police brutality, a new policy brief from the Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions is providing a playbook that employers and higher education professionals can use to help Black student interns cope with the continuing public protests against anti-Black violence.
August 20, 2020
Mollie McQuillan, an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, is one of three UW–Madison investigators who have been awarded a 2020 Advancing Health Equity and Diversity (AHEAD) Pilot Program grant.
August 18, 2020
The Teacher Pledge provides financial support — including up to in-state tuition, fees, and testing certification costs — for students enrolled in one of the School’s teacher education programs. In return, after graduating the students “pledge” to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin. Students who go on to teach in a high-need district or in a high-need subject area will fulfill their obligation in three years, while all others will do so in four.
June 17, 2020
The University of Wisconsin–Madison plans to begin fall classes as scheduled on Sept. 2 and offer in-person instruction in many courses until the Thanksgiving recess, the university announced on Wednesday, June 17. Additional information will be provided to the campus community as plans are finalized via the “Smart Restart” website: https://www.wisc.edu/smartrestart/
June 15, 2020
The following message from School of Education Dean Diana Hess was emailed to students, staff, and faculty across the School on Monday, June 15.
May 12, 2020
UW-Madison’s Matthew Hora and colleagues published a new paper in the International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning titled “Problematizing college internships: Exploring issues with access, program design, and developmental outcomes in three U.S. colleges.”