Get to know some of our outstanding School of Education graduates

May 11, 2022

On Saturday, May 14, UW–Madison will celebrate its Spring 2022 Commencement. We reached out to a few of the more than 600 students who are graduating from programs in the School of Education to learn about their favorite memories, advice for incoming students, and future plans.

UW–Madison’s Travers is selected as Fulbright US Scholar

April 20, 2022

UW–Madison’s Brittany Travers, an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, has been selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar for 2022-23. Travers will travel to Spain during the spring of 2023 to collaborate with Antonio Cuesta-Vargas at the University of Málaga on work that is focused on testing and improving balance in autistic youth.

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’s Fico is awarded Alzheimer’s Association research fellowship

March 25, 2022

UW–Madison’s Brandon Fico has been awarded a three-year research fellowship from the Alzheimer’s Association for his project entitled, “Arterial Stiffness and Cerebral Hemodynamics Impact on Alzheimer’s Disease.” Fico is a postdoctoral fellow in the Bruno Balke Biodynamics Laboratory in the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology.

UW–Madison’s Kuhrasch discusses the ‘real reasons for gym class’ on Cheddar News

March 2, 2022

UW–Madison’s Cindy Kuhrasch speaks about the history of physical education — and how to make it better — in a Cheddar News video report that is headlined, “The Real Reasons We Have Gym Class at All.” Kuhrasch is the director of the Physical Education Teacher Education program in the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. 

UW–Madison research using video games to improve balance gets media attention

January 31, 2022

The work of a UW–Madison research team including the School of Education’s Brittany Travers has been featured in the news recently. Travers is an associate professor of occupational therapy in the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and a lead researcher for UW–Madison’s Waisman Center. She is part of a team that has been researching using video games to improve balance for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.