September 4, 2020
During the course of the academic year, we’ll be sharing out Q&As completed by our newest faculty members in an effort to introduce them to our campus and School of Education communities. Here is the Q&A with Megan Reilly, an assistant professor with the Department of Theatre and Drama.
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 25, 2020
The UW–Madison School of Education is welcoming 16 new faculty members to campus during the upcoming 2020-21 academic year, which is one of the largest cohorts to sign on with the School since its founding in 1930. "We’re excited to welcome another group of exceptional scholars who will be working in fields as varied as the arts, health and education. They will bring a diverse set of viewpoints and experiences to our School as we build upon our excellence,” says School of Education Dean Diana Hess.
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 23, 2020
Chief Diversity Officer and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Patrick Sims will depart later this summer to become the executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, a top-ranked creative and performing arts conservatory in Winston-Salem, N.C. Sims arrived at UW–Madison in 2004 as a faculty member with the Department of Theatre and Drama, which today is housed in the School of Education.
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.
February 28, 2020
UW-Madison's Department of Theatre and Drama presents their production of “Julius Caeser,” by William Shakespeare, through March 8. The play follows “a country riven by polarization” and “a resistance pushing its ideals to an extreme action.” Performances are at the Mitchell Theatre in Vilas Hall.
December 11, 2019
The National Opera Association has named the production of “Into the Woods” — which was co-produced by UW–Madison’s University Theatre and University Opera — as first place winner in the Opera Production Competition in Division IV for the 2018-19 season.
November 19, 2019
The School of Education’s Department of Theatre and Drama presents its production of “Clybourne Park,” which opened on Friday, Nov. 15 in the Mitchell Theatre and runs through Nov. 24. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, “Clybourne Park” is an explosive, sharp-witted, and intense look at questions of race, gentrification, and community.