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Fri
Feb
12
Over 100 people attended a recent panel discussion on implicit bias in postsecondary education, hosted by the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE). Video from the discussion is now available for viewing on the WISCAPE YouTube channel.
Thu
Feb
11
Noel Radomski, director and associate researcher of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), and Sara Goldrick-Rab, a senior scholar at WISCAPE, were quoted in a Badger Herald article discussing Wisconsin’s low grade in budget support for higher education in a new report from the Young Invincibles.
Wed
Feb
10
UW-Madison’s Rachelle Winkle-Wagner is the lead author of a recent article that examines the role of faculty mentoring in helping underrepresented students succeed in their pathways into and through graduate education. This critical multisite case study appears in the March/April issue of The Journal of Higher Education, and is titled, “Entering the (Postgraduate) Field: Underrepresented Students’ Acquisition of Cultural and Social Capital in Graduate School Preparation Programs.” Winkle-Wagner is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and is an affiliate with the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education.
Tue
Feb
09
A paper authored by UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman and Taylor Weichman is garnering significant media attention since its release last week. The American Council on Education-commissioned report is titled, “Education Deserts: The Continued Significance of ‘Place’ in the Twenty-First Century,” and it explores how where students live affects their options for attending college. Among those reporting on this paper include Inside Higher Ed, The Atlantic and Education Week, among others.
Wed
Feb
03
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski spoke on WORT FM radio in Madison about anticipated budget cuts at UW Extension, ​asking "why the UW System didn’t exempt UW Colleges and Extension from state budget cuts in the first place."
Wed
Feb
03
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman and Taylor Weichman have authored a paper that explores how where students live affects their options for attending college. The American Council on Education-commissioned report is titled, “Education Deserts: The Continued Significance of ‘Place’ in the Twenty-First Century.” This is the first paper in “Viewpoints,”a series by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy that will explore pressing issues in higher education.
Tue
Feb
02
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski spoke to the Houston Chronicle about the University of Texas’s controversial plan to expand in Houston.
Tue
Feb
02
UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab recently authored an ​op-ed in the New York Times titled, “Public Higher Education Should be Universal and Free.” Goldrick-Rab is a faculty member with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies and is the director and founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, which is the only laboratory in the nation dedicated to translational research for improving equitable outcomes in postsecondary education.
Fri
Jan
29
WISCAPE affiliate Robert Kelchen recently authored an article on the Brookings Center Chalkboard blog that examines how colleges’ net price has fluctuated over time.
Tue
Jan
26
WISCAPE is pleased to announce its inaugural speaker series, titled “Furthering College Access and Opportunity.”
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