UW-Madison’s Smith publishes new book, ‘Tales from a Twilight House’

May 1, 2020

Richard Smith, a professor emeritus with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, has published a new book, titled “Tales from a Twilight House.” Smith’s book reflects upon growing old in a community of peers in a continuing care retirement community — or what he refers to fondly as a "twilight house" – where members share fond memories and comfort those who are lonely.

Class of 2020 spotlight: Rosborough sets sights on career in public health

April 30, 2020

Despite the difficult final weeks away from campus, members of the Class of 2020 look to the next chapter in their lives. Cecilia Rosborough is one such spring graduate, hoping to lead and inspire her community through a career in public health. Next week, she will graduate with a bachelor of science in kinesiology, as well as certificates in global health and leadership. 

Raczek presents ‘COVID19 / Together,’ utilizing generative motion typography

April 27, 2020

UW-Madison’s Kendra Raczek, a student with the School of Education’s Art Department, has created a virtual exhibit on her website titled “COVID19 / Together.” This project came about during the class, "Art 448: Creative Coding for Graphic Design," taught by Assistant Professor Yeohyun Ahn. Raczek's work uses generative motion typography to capture the binary between fear of the COVID-19 virus and the healing power of togetherness.

School of Education’s Kaplan, Clark recognized with UW–Madison Hilldale Awards

April 24, 2020

David Kaplan and Laurie Beth Clark, both faculty members with the School of Education, were honored with UW–Madison Hilldale Awards for their distinguished contributions to research, teaching, and service. Each year, the Secretary of the Faculty recognizes four professors from across campus for these major awards, which have been given annually since the 1986-87 academic year. One faculty member each from the arts and humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, and biological sciences is selected from nominations by department chairs. The winners are awarded $7,500.