‘Urban Bubble’ exhibition showing through Jan. 31

January 28, 2020

The Bubbler, in collaboration with UW-Madison’s Faisal Abdu’Allah and MMSD’s Foundations Central graduation recovery program, presents an art exhibition by Madison youth. "Urban Bubble" is currently showing at the Overture Center for the Arts’ Rotunda Gallery, until Jan. 31.

Jordan’s paintings featured at Overture Center Dec. 10 to March 1

December 3, 2019

The work of UW–Madison’s Jerry Jordan will be showcased at the Overture Center Dec. 10 through March 1. Jordan, a recruitment and retention specialist with the School of Education’s Student Diversity Programs Office, will have his paintings showcased in Gallery II in an exhibition titled, “Human Identity Portrait Stories.” A reception for the artists will be held Friday, Jan. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Lingnan-Peking-Wisconsin forum explores higher education, talents, and employment in global bay areas

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 11, faculty and graduate students from UW-Madison, Lingnan University, and Peking University, among scholars from other institutions, gathered at the Lingnan-Peking-Wisconsin Education Forum in Hong Kong to discuss higher education, talent training, and employment of global bay areas. UW-Madison's Adam Nelson, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies, played a leading role in the event.

UW-Madison’s Poler receives Leadership Award from Association for Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums

November 15, 2019

UW-Madison’s Omar Poler (Sokaogon Ojibwe), the American Indian curriculum services coordinator with the School of Education’s Teacher Education Center, was recently honored with the Association for Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museum's 2019 Leadership Award. “Indigenous cultures, languages, and histories have unparalleled beauty, power, and importance,” says Poler. “It is a profound honor to be recognized by so many American Indian cultural professionals working tirelessly every day in their communities to preserve, maintain, and revitalize them.”

UW-Madison’s Diamond is a keynote speaker at International Colloquium on Black Males in Education

November 4, 2019

UW-Madison’s John Diamond has been announced as a keynote speaker at the upcoming annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME), which runs Nov. 6-8 in Milwaukee. Diamond is the Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. A sociologist of race and education, he studies the relationship between social inequality and education opportunity through examining how educational leadership, policies, and practices shape students’ educational opportunities and outcomes.

UW-Madison’s Charleston leading Graduate School Academy at ICBME

November 1, 2019

The upcoming 8th annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME) will include the Graduate School Academy (GSA), a part of the Colloquium Academies, which will be led by UW-Madison's LaVar Charleston. The GSA aims to provide opportunities to undergraduate participants that extend beyond institutional and national boundaries through presentations and workshops designed to enhance their academic and professional profiles. Charleston is the School of Education’s associate dean for diversity and inclusion.