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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.”
Thu
Jan
21
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel higher education reporter Karen Herzog authored an in-depth profile of UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab. The article, which published on Jan. 21, is headlined, “Reviled by some, revered by others, Madison professor pushes on.” 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.
Wed
Jan
20
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski ​spoke to the Badger Herald ​about Gov. Walker's plan to make college more affordable​, calling it "positive, but 'minimal.'"
Mon
Jan
18
UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab will be at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, taking part in an event titled, “Education Scholars Convening on Community College Research.” According to an invitation Goldrick-Rab received from the Executive Office of the President, the event will “discuss research on strengthening community colleges and expanding college opportunities for students. You will have the opportunity to hear from Senior Officials from the White House Domestic Policy Council, White House Council of Economic Advisers, and the U.S. Department of Education.”
Thu
Jan
14
The Atlantic recently published a article headlined, “The Hidden Hunger on College Campuses.” The in-depth report is based on recent research conducted by UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab. The faculty member with the Department of Educational Policy Studies last year surveyed 4,000 students at 10 community colleges across the country. Her study, published in December, suggests that more than half of all community-college students struggle with food insecurity.”
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