As we welcome 2023, we wanted to look back and share photos that highlight some of the special moments that took place across our School in 2022. What an amazing year it was!
Below are some special moments to remember from across the School of Education, winnowed from the many hundreds of photos our photographers have taken through the year. For more special moments from around campus, check out “Moments in time: photos from 2022.”
Focusing on a tumultuous era in our history, students in the School of Education’s Department of Theatre and Drama rehearse “A Piece of My Heart,” by UW–Madison alumna Shirley Lauro and directed by Professor Baron Kelly. The play shares the true stories of six courageous women sent to Vietnam. February 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
In March, over 500 artists from around the world came to Madison for the Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) printmaking conference,”Our Shared Future.” Here, Andy Rubin (right), a senior lecturer in the School of Education’s Art Department, works with internationally renowned guest printmaker Aaron Coleman to create a lithographic print. March 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
The student organization Fresh Hot Press hosted a steamroller printing event at Tandem Press during the SGCI conference. Using an asphalt compactor as an outdoor printing press, the technique allows printmakers to create enormous, mural-size artworks. March 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
On the main floor of the Education Building, the School of Education Career Center welcomes School of Education students across the arts, health, and education who want to explore career opportunities. April 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
On State Street in Madison, Faisal Abdu’Allah, the Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art and the School of Education’s associate dean for the arts, stands near his work, “Blu³eprint.” Carved from Indiana limestone and measuring almost seven feet in height, this “counter-monument” depicts Abdu’Allah sitting in a barber’s chair. May 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
Choreographer Cameron McKinney was a summer guest artist in the School of Education’s Dance Department, chosen for this residency by UW–Madison dance students who dedicated about three hours every day Monday through Friday for three weeks to learning his technique. June 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
Incoming students start their journey as a Badger at the School of Education’s summer SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) session in Helen C. White Library. July 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
Children with disabilities in the No Limits Kids Fitness program, hosted by Adapted Fitness in the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, experience the freedom of biking in a special event using adapted bikes on loan from Project Mobility in St. Charles, Illinois. The theme for the day was “Iron Kids.” July 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
The newest cohort of graduates of the School of Education’s Secondary Education master’s program for teachers proudly pose with their diplomas. August 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
In the fall, the School of Education welcomed 22 teachers from 12 different countries across Eastern Europe and Central Asia who came to campus through the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement program. For six weeks, the visitors attended academic seminars at UW–Madison, observed classrooms, and shared their expertise with students and educators on campus and in high schools. September 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
Tony Award-winning actor and UW–Madison alumnus André De Shields paid a visit to his alma mater on his “day off” from Broadway this past October, to see the new exhibit that honors him at Alumni Park. While on campus, he stopped by the Education Building to meet with Dean Diana Hess and School of Education faculty members across the arts. October 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
Members of the School of Education’s Board of Visitors visited the “Sifting and Reckoning” exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art during their fall meeting. The exhibition confronts the university’s history of exclusion, but also highlights the contributions of marginalized people who pushed back. October 2022. Photo by Sarah Maughan.
Students rehearse for the Department of Theatre and Drama’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” directed by Jessica Lanius, which ended the fall 2022 semester on a whimsical note. November 2022. Photo by Sirtaj Grewal.