The Discussion Project releases application for January 2021 trainings

September 29, 2020

The Discussion Project Virtual is an online training that supports UW–Madison instructors in creating the conditions for equitable, inclusive, and engaging online discussions. It consists of five, two-hour synchronous sessions in Zoom, each preceded by an hour of asynchronous work. To participate in a January 2021 cohort, you must be teaching a spring 2021 course.

UW–Madison’s Cook helps plan inaugural Gulf War Illness conference

September 28, 2020

UW–Madison's Dane Cook, a professor with the School of Education's Department of Kinesiology, was one of two researchers on the planning committee for the inaugural Virtual Gulf War Illness State of the Science Conference, which took place in Aug. 2020 — coinciding with the 30th anniversary of Operation Desert Shield.

UW–Madison Dance Department presents the Alumni Festival live stream event

September 23, 2020

The School of Education's Dance Department presents the Alumni Festival, a live stream event Sept. 24-26 on YouTube. The event will feature performances and choreography from our recent UW–Madison graduates Julianna Hom (BFA, 2020), Megan Schimke (BFA, 2020), and Alice Svetic (BFA, 2020).

Good, Cheng recognized by AERA for excellence in education research

September 23, 2020

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) announced the winners of its 2020 awards for excellence in education research earlier this summer, and UW–Madison's Annalee Good and Huiping "Emily" Cheng were recognized with top honors. In addition, UW–Madison alumna Adrienne D. Dixon was recognized by AERA with a Scholars of Color Mid-Career Contribution Award.

UW–Madison’s Puntambekar contributes to $100 million NSF-funded artificial intelligence initiative

September 21, 2020

UW–Madison’s Sadhana Puntambekar will collaborate with national researchers on establishing one of five artificial intelligence (AI) institutes and education hubs. A $100 million initiative of the National Science Foundation, the centers are the single most significant federal investment to date in exploring how AI can benefit the United States’ quality of life, economy, and international competitiveness.