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Fri
Sep
25
Noel Radomski’s recent blog post, which discusses the University of Wisconsin-Madison's low ranking in the New York Times College Access Index, ​has drawn ​attention in the media.
Fri
Sep
18
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article headlined, “What’s the Best Way to Make College More Affordable? Ideas for the next president to consider; should ‘free’ be on the table?” Among those the newspaper collected thoughts from was UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab, a professor of educational policy studies and sociology, and the director and founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab.
Fri
Sep
18
In its weekly “On Campus” report, the Wisconsin State Journal recently highlighted the efforts of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) in tracking how the UW System’s colleges and universities have cut costs in response to the reduction in state funding. The State Journal explains how WISCAPE is “tracking the cuts’ impact through media reports and information from the universities.”
Thu
Sep
17
UW-Madison's Noel Radomski, director and associate researcher of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was recently interviewed by the Wisconsin State Journal about the University of Wisconsin Extension’s new proposed degree programs in business and management.
Wed
Sep
16
Douglas N. Harris, a professor of economics at Tulane University and WISCAPE affiliate, authored three articles in the Fall 2015 issue of EducationNext, which examines school choice in New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina.
Tue
Sep
15
National Public Radio recently published a report examining the new College Scorecard that was unveiled by President Barack Obama on Saturday, Sept. 12. And among the experts NPR spoke with about the Consumer Reports-style college ratings system was UW-Madison’s Sara Gorldrick-Rab. “I still worry,” she tells NPR. “It's good information to have, but it doesn't tell an individual student what to do.” Goldrick-Rab is a professor of educational policy studies and sociology, and is the director and founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab.
Wed
Sep
09
UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab recently spoke with Dayton Daily News about the rising costs of room and board. Goldrick-Rab is a professor of educational policy studies and sociology, 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
Sep
02
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski was quoted in the GW Hatchet, George Washington University's (GW) student newspaper, about the impending departure of GW Provost Steven Lerman, who will step down at the end of January.
Wed
Sep
02
The UW's Sara Goldrick-Rab, a professor of educational policy studies and sociology, was quoted in ​a Philly Voice article about a study suggesting that black young adults may be more likely to lose sleep over student loan debt than people of other racial and ethnic groups.
Wed
Sep
02
Robert Kelchen, a WISCAPE affiliate, was quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article comparing Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders' proposals to make higher education more affordable, calling it "a trade off between simplicity and price."
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