UW–Madison’s Greer, Iverson named UCEA Jackson Scholars

September 20, 2022

CJ Greer and Deonte Iverson, PhD students with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, will receive formal networking, mentoring, and professional development via a two-year program through the University Council for Educational Administration.

Student scholars explain their work at Summer Education Research Poster Symposium

August 4, 2022

The students had been conducting research alongside faculty mentors as a part of the 10-week Summer Education Research Program (SERP).  The young scholars, who came to Madison from around the country and beyond, delivered short presentations and spoke with those who attended the event about their findings.

LaVar Charleston featured on ‘Black Like Me’ podcast

June 24, 2022

UW–Madison Chief Diversity Officer and School of Education alumnus LaVar J. Charleston joined with his wife, Sherri Ann Charleston, chief diversity and inclusion officer at Harvard University, on the “Black Like Me with Dr. Alex Gee” podcast recently for a discussion about the evolution of the chief diversity officer position in higher education.

Article about Black ‘renaissance’ in Madison spotlights UW–Madison’s Walker, Abdu’Allah

February 23, 2022

UW–Madison’s Faisal Abdu’Allah and Chris Walker were featured in a recent article in the Wisconsin State Journal shining a light on work by Black artists in Madison. The article, headlined “Black Madison artists working to create a permanent ‘renaissance,’” notes the landscape for Black artists in Madison is changing, with long-established, white-dominated institutions diversifying their offerings.

‘Moonshine’ on Feb. 25 will celebrate Black art and dance

February 18, 2022

The UW–Madison Dance Department and Professor Chris Walker are delighted to present "Moonshine," in person on Feb. 25, 2022, at 3:30 p.m., in the Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall. This free event is a celebration of Black History Month, with live music, contemporary theater, and dance performances including West African, Afro-Caribbean dancehall, and Hip-Hop dance forms.