UW–Madison’s Lee receives Lifetime Achievement Award from AESA

September 16, 2022

UW–Madison’s Stacey Lee is receiving the Taylor & Francis Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Educational Studies Association. Lee is the associate dean for education within the School of Education, and is the Frederick Erickson WARF Professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies.

School of Education welcoming new cohort of faculty hires to campus

August 24, 2022

This fall, there are 14 new faculty hires joining us for the start of the fall semester, which includes Dyani White Hawk — an assistant professor with the Art Department who was hired last year but largely spent the 2021-22 academic year away from campus utilizing an Anna Julia Cooper Fellowship.

UW–Madison’s Apple discusses movement to ban books in schools

August 12, 2022

WBAY-TV / Ch. 2 in Green Bay utilized the expertise of UW–Madison’s Michael Apple for a report examining recent efforts to ban certain books from school libraries, or restrict access to them for younger students. Apple is the John Bascom Professor Emeritus of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies in the School of Education.

Latest Learning Connections alumni magazine now available online

July 29, 2022

The Summer 2022 edition of Learning Connections, a magazine for alumni and friends of the UW–Madison School of Education, is now posted online. This issue centers on Rising to the Challenge — and above the political noise — to demonstrate how quality education can play a vital role in helping people better understand each other and work together to reimagine a better future.

Three from School of Education are named Morgridge Fellows

July 18, 2022

Three individuals with ties to the UW–Madison School of Education have been named to the fifth cohort of Morgridge Fellows. They are: Khrysta A. Evans, a PhD candidate in the Department of Educational Policy Studies; CJ Greer, a PhD student in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis; and Marquel Norton, a PhD student in the Department of Counseling Psychology.

UW–Madison’s Hora discusses importance of college degree, why young adults are taking longer to secure ‘good jobs’

June 6, 2022

Inside Higher Ed utilized the expertise of UW–Madison’s Matthew Hora in a recent article reporting on research finding that young adults need more time, education, and work experience than past generations to secure what are considered "good jobs." The article reports on a pair of new reports from the Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) at Georgetown University.