Moeller co-authors op-ed: ‘Gates Foundation’s tactics to remake public education during pandemic are undemocratic’

May 19, 2020

UW–Madison’s Kathryn Moeller co-authored an op-ed that was recently published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Moeller is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, and the author of “The Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development.” The op-ed is co-authored with Rebecca Tarlau, an assistant professor of education, and labor and employment relations at Pennsylvania State University.

UW-Madison’s Hora speaks with USA Today about evolving internships during pandemic

May 18, 2020

Hora is the director of the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions, which is housed within the School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research. “It’s going to be tough for some companies,” Hora told USA Today. “Converting to working remotely requires a bit of forethought as to how to design meaningful tasks and how to supervise them in a productive way.”

Work from UW-Madison artists featured in drive-thru exhibit

May 15, 2020

Multiple artists affiliated with UW-Madison were featured in a drive-thru exhibit at the Garver Feed Mill. The artists of this unique project include faculty members from the School of Education's Art Department in Aristotle Georgiades, Gail Simpson, and Helen Lee. The work of Art Department alumna Adriana Barrios (MFA ’19) is also featured, as is the work of MFA candidates Kayla Story and Kyle Herrera. The exhibit runs through May 31.

Capital Times spotlights the Greater Madison Writing Project

May 14, 2020

A collaboration between UW-Madison’s School of Education and the College of Letters and Science , the program is a part of the National Writing Project and offers writing workshops to teachers and students in the Madison area. In a recent article, The Capital Times highlights the Greater Madison Writing Project (GMWP) as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Wisconsin Public Radio utilizes expertise of Graue for report on preschool access

May 5, 2020

Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) utilized the expertise of UW-Madison’s Elizabeth Graue in a report examining preschool access in the state. Graue is the Sorenson Professor of Early Childhood Education with the School of Education’s No. 1 Ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is also the director of the Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (CRECE).

Hora shares thoughts with National Association of Colleges and Employers

April 29, 2020

UW-Madison’s Matthew Hora was recently interviewed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). With cancelled internships and layoffs happening with increased frequency, Hora offers guidance and suggestions for navigating the job market during COVID-19.

Essay from UW-Madison’s Lakind examines environmental icons

April 28, 2020

UW-Madison student Alexandra Lakind recently published an essay for Edge Effects titled, “Remixing environmental icons for a better future.” Lakind is a doctoral student with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Her current work spans environmental humanities, childhood studies, and arts programming.