Rudolph’s ‘How We Teach Science’ receives Choice Outstanding Academic Title honor

December 30, 2019

A book from UW–Madison’s John Rudolph was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2019. Rudolph’s book is titled, “How We Teach Science: What’s Changed, and Why It Matters,” which was published by Harvard University Press. How We Teach Science book coverRudolph, a professor and chair of the School of Education’s highly regarded Department of Curriculum and Instruction, is an expert on the history of science education in American schools.

Zervou earns First Book Program award, has article published in ‘Futures of Dance Studies’

December 27, 2019

Natalie Zervou received the First Book Program award through the Center of the Humanities at UW-Madison to complete her manuscript "Choreographing the Greek Crisis: Performing National Identity in the Age of Austerity.” This award provides support to junior faculty in the humanities so that they may complete their manuscript projects. Zervou is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department. In addition to her award, Zervou's article "Walking Backward: Choreographing the Greek Crisis" was recently published in "Futures of Dance Studies."

UW-Madison alum Alexander named next president of Oregon State University

December 23, 2019

UW–Madison alumnus F. King Alexander was recently named the new president of Oregon State University. Alexander earned his Ph.D. from the UW-Madison School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 1996. Alexander was previously serving as the president and chancellor of Louisiana State University.

UW-Madison School of Education recognizes December 2019 graduates

December 16, 2019

UW­–Madison’s School of Education put the spotlight on its latest class of graduates by hosting its annual Pre-Commencement Celebration on Sunday morning, Dec. 15, at the Gordon Dining and Event Center. Prior to heading over to the Kohl Center to walk across the stage at the university’s Winter 2019 Commencement ceremony, students from the School of Education enjoyed breakfast, heard from Associate Dean Julie Mead, and hung out with faculty and staff, family and friends. Bucky Badger even stopped in to check out the event.

Carr publishes book on women during the Civil War with University Press

December 9, 2019

Jo Ann Carr, director emerita of the School of Education's Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology (MERIT), has recently published “Such Anxious Hours: Wisconsin Women’s Voices from the Civil War,” with the University of Wisconsin Press. The book includes an illustration of Wisconsin in 1861 created by Linda Endlich, graphic artist in the School of Education’s Office of Communications and Advancement.

UW–Madison Glass Lab Holiday Sale on Dec. 14-15

December 5, 2019

The 2019 UW-Madison Glass Lab Holiday Sale will be held Dec. 14-15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Art Lofts at 111 N Frances St. The Glass Lab is a part of the Art Department, which is housed within the School of Education. The public is welcome to attend and are invited to watch live glassblowing all weekend. Unique ornaments hand-crafted by students will be available for purchase.

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 Mead named vice president of Education Law Association

December 2, 2019

UW-Madison’s Julie Mead was named the vice president of the Education Law Association (ELA) at the organization’s annual conference on Nov. 13-16 in Norfolk, Virginia. Mead is the School of Education’s associate dean for education, and a professor with the School’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. After her term as vice president, Mead will serve as the president elect and then president of the organization.