Mitchell Nathan is winner of 2022-23 Vilas Associates Competition

February 7, 2022

The School of Education’s Mitchell Nathan is among the 26 UW–Madison faculty winners of the 2022-23 Vilas Associates Competition, recognizing “new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance.” Nathan is a Vilas Distinguished Professor in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology.

Division of the Arts announces 2022 Creative Arts Award recipients

January 19, 2022

Each spring, the UW–Madison Division of the Arts celebrates artistic achievement, recognizes service to the arts, and supports arts research by bestowing the Creative Arts Awards. This year's awards include several individuals with ties to the UW–Madison School of Education.

UW–Madison’s Nathan to serve on advisory committee at Chinese University of Hong Kong

January 11, 2022

UW–Madison’s Mitchell Nathan has been invited to serve as an advisor on the Advisory Committee of the Centre for University and School Partnership (CUSP) in the Faculty of Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Nathan is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology.

Call for proposals open for 2022 WIDA Annual Conference

December 27, 2021

The 2022 WIDA Annual Conference call for proposals is now open and invites interested individuals to submit a proposal. "Advancing Learning Together" is the title of this year's conference, and it will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, from Sep. 28-30. 

Winter 2021 graduates reflect on their time at UW–Madison

December 16, 2021

On Sunday, Dec. 19, UW–Madison will celebrate its Winter 2021 Commencement. We reached out to a few of our graduating students to learn what brought them to UW–Madison, their most meaningful experiences, and favorite places on campus.

UW–Madison’s Nathan to deliver presentation for teachers in Santiago, Chile

December 14, 2021

UW–Madison’s Mitch Nathan, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology, has been invited to deliver a presentation at an event for teachers in Santiago, Chile, focused on “Enseñando con el Cerebro en Mente / Teaching with the Brain in Mind.” His talk, to be delivered online on Thursday, Dec. 16, will discuss how teachers' use of gestures can enhance student learning.

UW–Madison’s Nathan to present book talk for ‘Foundations of Embodied Learning’ on Nov. 30

November 23, 2021

UW–Madison’s Mitchell Nathan, the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Learning Sciences in the Department of Educational Psychology, will be presenting an online book talk hosted by Madison’s A Room of One’s Own bookstore on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. During the event, Nathan will discuss his book, “Foundations of Embodied Learning: A Paradigm for Education,” with Martha Wagner Alibali, a professor of psychology and director of the Cognitive Development and Communication Lab at UW–Madison.

Bell named to national panel that will examine how to make STEM learning more equitable

November 16, 2021

UW–Madison’s Courtney Bell is one of 15 experts selected nationwide to serve on a new, ad-hoc committee created by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) to provide practical, evidence-based guidance to make STEM learning in the PreK–12 system equitable. Bell is director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) and a professor of learning sciences with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology.