MFA grad awarded Fulbright Fellowship for work in Poland

May 23, 2024

UW–Madison alumna Devon Stackonis, who earlier this month graduated with an MFA in printmaking from the School of Education’s Art Department, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue research in Wrocław, Poland.

Geha named next director of UW–Madison’s Tandem Press

May 23, 2024

Katie Geha, a writer, curator, and art historian, will be the next director of Tandem Press. Geha is currently director and chief curator of the galleries at the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art, including its gallery space in downtown Athens, Georgia, The Athenaeum. She will begin her new position on Aug. 5.

‘Dr. Dyslexia Dude’ wins 2024 Communicator Award for social impact

May 21, 2024

UW–Madison’s Shawn Anthony Robinson along with his collaborators are the recipients of a 2024 Communicator Award for Innovation and Strategic Achievement-Social Impact from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. Robinson and his team received the award for their “Dr. Dyslexia Dude” series of graphic novels.

Van Gruensven named School of Education’s interim CFO

May 16, 2024

Sheryl Van Gruensven was recently named the UW–Madison School of Education’s interim chief financial officer (CFO), a position she started on May 1. Van Gruensven comes to the School of Education from UW–Green Bay, where she had mainly served as vice chancellor for business and finance since 2014. 

Graphic design faculty member is coauthor of book chapter

May 15, 2024

UW–Madison graphic design faculty member Taekyeom Lee is the coauthor of a new chapter on Korean Typography in the third edition of Ellen Lupton’s bestselling book, “Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students.”