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Wed
Feb
20
Education Dive recently reported on the launch of a new lab on the UW-Madison campus that's designed to examine ​efforts related to the affordability of higher education. The report focuses on the new Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab within the university’s Office of Student Financial Aid. The lab is being led by the School of Education’s Nicholas Hillman, who says he is not aware of any other lab in the nation that is developing such a partnership with a financial aid unit. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Wed
Feb
13
WISCAPE's Noel Radomski questioned the results of a recent UW System study of remedial course data.
Wed
Feb
06
In an effort to conduct more meaningful research into how to make higher education more affordable, UW-Madison is launching the Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab within the university’s Office of Student Financial Aid. The lab is being led by the School of Education's Nicholas Hillman, who says he is not aware of any other lab in the nation that is developing such a partnership with a financial aid unit.
Thu
Jan
24
The Chronicle of Higher Education released an article detailing the dos and don’ts of faculty searches at institutes of higher education. Among the many faculty members interviewed is UW-Madison’s Jerlando Jackson. The Chronicle explains how, more often than not, the search process can become chaotic.
Wed
Jan
09
Gary Orfield and UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman will be delivering a public book talk on Thursday, Jan. 24, to discuss their publication, “Accountability and Opportunity in Higher Education: The Civil Rights Dimension.” Released in March 2018 and co-edited by Orfield and Hillman, the book includes essays from top academics addressing the unforeseen impact of accountability standards on students of color and the institutions that disproportionately serve them. The book talk runs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea room.
Wed
Dec
12
Last year, Moody’s Investor Service downgraded the credit outlook for higher education from “stable” to “negative.” This year, Moody’s predicts the same. The Chronicle of Higher Education responded to the credit-rating agency’s report, utilizing the expertise of UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman.
Mon
Dec
10
Noel Radomski, managing director at WISCAPE, ​has frequently been called upon by reporters at UW-Madison's student newspapers, the Daily Cardinal and Badger Herald, to ​​​offer his insights on current higher education debates in Wisconsin.
Thu
Nov
29
UW-Madison Associate Professor Rachelle Winkle-Wagner and two graduate students collaborated and published a new, path-breaking book that explores how researchers and scholars can translate their work to reach a more diverse audience in a way that promotes equality. Winkle-Wagner collaborated with Jamila Lee-Johnson and Ashley Gaskew to edit, “Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education.” Their work explains how critical theories can inform research processes, like data collection and interpretation, in qualitative research and analysis.
Fri
Nov
09
WISCAPE's Noel Radomski was quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article weighing ​what's in store for higher education after the recent midterm elections.
Fri
Nov
02
The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has announced $4 million in awards to initiatives working to improve health and health equity across Wisconsin. And among the projects receiving funding is one that’s utilizing the expertise of the School of Education’s Jerlando Jackson. This initiative will focus on reducing disparities in overall health among African Americans by addressing implicit and structural racism.
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