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Wed
Jul
22
Referring to the recent fight in Wisconsin, an essay in Inside Higher Ed by Christopher Newfield, a WISCAPE affiliate, calls for a new strategy to respond to future attacks on faculty rights and justify their value and function.
Mon
Jul
13
Following Gov. Walker’s signing of the 2015-2017 Wisconsin biennial budget, WISCAPE Director and Associate Researcher Noel Radomski has put together a list of vetoes affecting the UW System.
Mon
Jul
13
In an article in The Conversation, Robert Kelchen, a WISCAPE affiliate and assistant professor of higher education at Seton Hall University, breaks down what student debt means for different categories of borrowers.
Thu
Jul
09
With bipartisan support, the state legislature in Oregon earlier this month passed a bill ensuring that if eligible students apply for federal grants for community college, the state will cover the remainder of their tuition. UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab in February testified to Oregon’s Senate Committee on Education in favor of a bill that waived community college tuition for some students.
Tue
Jul
07
An article in the Superior Telegram discusses a study by UW-Madison's Kathy Cramer that examines the relationship between where people live and their political views.
Thu
Jul
02
UW-Madison's Xueli Wang, an assistant professor of educational leadership and policy analysis, was quoted in a recent North Platte Telegraph article about why colleges are having to be more aggressive in recruiting students.
Wed
Jul
01
An Inside Higher Ed article by Johann Neem, a professor at Western Washington University and WISCAPE affiliate, discusses the role of humanities research in the Supreme Court’s historic decision on marriage rights. In the decision, Justice Anthony Kennedy referenced three historical scholars whose insights, Neem argues, are akin to “inventions” produced in the sciences.
Mon
Jun
29
Kathy Cramer, a UW-Madison professor and director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, is featured in an Isthmus article describing her commitment to scholarship as work that should be done not in isolation, but in partnership with one’s community — a concept more commonly known as the Wisconsin Idea.
Thu
Jun
25
UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab is quoted in two recent media reports examining the significant challenges faced by low-income students attending college. Goldrick-Rab is a professor of educational policy studies and sociology, and is the founding director of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the only laboratory in the nation dedicated to translational research for improving equitable outcomes in postsecondary education. She is also a senior scholar at WISCAPE. Goldrick-Rab spoke with the Washington Post's Wonkblog and The Hechinger Report.
Thu
Jun
18
Jennifer Delaney, a WISCAPE affiliate, testified before the Illinois Senate Tuesday at a hearing about college affordability. Delaney was asked to speak about the importance of higher education.
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