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Thu
Mar
12
On February 21, more than 200 people participated in the 'Advancing Equity in Our Colleges and Universities' summit at Alverno College in Milwaukee, hosted by WISCAPE and the seven member institutions of the HSI Network of Wisconsin.
Mon
Mar
02
UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman appeared on PBS Wisconsin’s “Noon Wednesday” webcast on Feb. 12 for a segment titled, “The Growing Student Debt Dilemma.”
Thu
Feb
27
UW-Madison’s Brett Nachman, a doctoral candidate with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, served as the lead author on a case study article exploring campus climates for autistic LGBTQ college students. The article, which Nachman wrote with Dr. Ryan A. Miller (UNC-Charlotte) and Dr. Edlyn Vallejo Peña (California Lutheran University), was published in the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership.
Mon
Feb
24
UW-Madison's Xueli Wang, a professor with our Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, is the author of a new book that is being called a "must-read primer for improving and diversifying STEM pathways." Wang's work is titled, “On My Own: The Challenge and Promise of Building Equitable STEM Transfer Pathways.”
Fri
Feb
21
Brian Burt’s scholarship in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion is in part an extension of the important efforts King led as a pioneer and advocate in this domain, inspiring generations of people. "I am extremely humbled by this recognition,” says the assistant professor with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Thu
Jan
23
An op-ed from UW-Madison’s Jerlando Jackson, published by Cuma Management, discusses the recent influx of chief diversity officer (CDO) positions, and the challenges they face. Jackson is the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education and the chair of the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. While CDO positions are becoming more common at big companies, few are given the resources and support necessary to be successful, writes Jackson.
Tue
Jan
21
UW–Madison’s Brett Ranon Nachman is one of seven students from across the country to be honored with a K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Nachman is a Ph.D. student with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Nachman’s research concentrates on the depictions and experiences of autistic college students, particularly in community college settings. His core research interest stems from his own identity as an autistic community-college graduate.
Wed
Jan
08
Education Week blogger Rick Hess published his annual rankings of the top 200 most influential education scholars in the United States on Wednesday — and four faculty members with UW-Madison’s School of Education are on this year’s list. UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is No. 8 this year, while Adam Gamoran is No. 97, Stacey Lee is No. 176, and Jerlando Jackson is No. 177. These annual public influence rankings appear each January in Education Week’s “Straight Up” blog, which is authored by Hess.
Mon
Dec
23
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.
Fri
Nov
22
WISCAPE's Noel Radomski talked with the Madison Commons, a publication of the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication, about the growing trend of college graduates finding careers in fields not strictly related to their majors.
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