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Summer 2019 edition of Learning Connections now available online

June 28, 2019

The latest edition of Learning Connections, an alumni news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online.

The ​Summer 2019 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

The cover stories are focused on Connecting with Community, and the School's efforts to explore new possibilities, engage diverse voices, and improve lives.

A pdf of the latest print edition of Learning Connections is available here.

Summer 2019 edition highlights include:

• Message from the Dean: Diana Hess highlights the value of community

• Voices: Robert Enright travels globe spreading news about his groundbreaking forgiveness work

• Voices: Toms Jones and John Hitchcock share their perspectives via their work being featured in the 'Original Warrior' exhibit at the National Veterans Art Museum

• Voices: Closing Remarks from 2019 spring graduates

• Voices: Additional highlights

Cover of the Summer 2019 Learning Connections• Connecting with Community: Evaluation and policy clinics give graduate students such as Anthony Hernandez (on the cover of this issue of Learning Connections) opportunities to build partnerships and connect research to practice

• Connecting with Community: Wisconsin Idea Seed grant ​connects university's autism experts and graduate students with rural healthcare facility

• Connecting with Community: Undergraduate Shasparay Lighteard launches arts festival to celebrate black artists and build community

• News and Notes: Check out a range of highlights from across the School during this past academic year

• Media Mentions: ​Learn about ​some of the media outlets putting the spotlight on, and utilizing the expertise of, faculty, staff and alumni associated with the School

• Innovation: Wei LAB, led by Jerlando Jackson, is partnering with Nehemiah to examine ways to reduce health disparities in African-American communities

• Innovation: Student outcomes data crunchers brought into UW–Madison's financial aid office with launch of Associate Professor Nicholas Hillman's SSTAR Lab

• Spotlight: UW–Madison alums Perry and Sean LaRoque launch Mansfield Hall, a living and learning community that helps students with diverse needs realize their goals

• Spotlight: Learn how Buff Brennan has spent her career encouraging and supporting dance students

• Badgers shine at #AERA19

• Alumni breakouts
• Class notes: Check out what your fellow School of Education alumni are up to