May 11, 2021
After a nationwide search, the School of Education's Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has named Samantha Becker (she/her) as the inaugural equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) director of teaching and learning innovation. Becker will begin her role on May 24.
April 20, 2021
This message was emailed to faculty, staff, and students across the School of Education on April 20, 2021.
April 15, 2021
The School of Education’s Global Engagement Office is hosting a talk with Paul Whitinui (Ngā Puhi, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kurī, Pākehā) on Thursday, April 29, at noon, that is titled, “More than an Acknowledgement: Putting First Peoples First in the Academy.”
April 14, 2021
The School of Education’s Latinx Affinity Group and Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OEDI) invites students who identify as Latinx to join them for an event, titled "Stressed? RELEASE IT!" on Friday, Apr. 23, from 4 - 6 p.m.
March 25, 2021
Kelsey Dayle John will be the next speaker in the Indigenous Speaker Series, hosted by the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, on Thursday, April 1, at noon. John's talk is titled, "The Stories They Tell About Us: Disrupting Settler Narratives of Native and Horse Histories."
March 19, 2021
On Friday, Mar. 26, the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies will host a brown bag talk with Sally Nuamah of Northwestern University, entitled “Public Perceptions of Black Girls and Their Punitive and Political Consequences,” examining this issue.
March 18, 2021
On Tuesday, Mar. 16, teachers and staff from the Madison Metropolitan School District gathered for a panel discussion to talk about leading with anti-racism in the classroom, and UW–Madison’s LaVar J. Charleston served as moderator for the discussion. Charleston is the associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion in the School of Education.
March 8, 2021
Timothy San Pedro will be the next speaker in the Indigenous Speaker Series, hosted by the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, on Thursday, Mar. 18, at noon. San Pedro is an associate professor of multicultural and equity studies in education at Ohio State University.
March 4, 2021
Three finalists to become the inaugural EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion) director of teaching and learning innovation within the School of Education's Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OEDI) will be delivering public presentations via Zoom as part of the interview process March 10-12.
February 24, 2021
“Moonshine” is a traditional performance gathering featuring dance, spoken word, and experimental contemporary performance. This year's event is free and open to the public, and will stream live on YouTube at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, 26.