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Mon
Aug
01
UW-Madison’s Xueli Wang is the author of a groundbreaking research article examining community college course-taking patterns that contribute to effective academic pathways for transfer-aspiring students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The article is titled “Course-Taking Patterns of Community College Students Beginning in STEM: Using Data Mining Techniques to Reveal Viable STEM Transfer Pathways.” It will appear in the August issue of Research in Higher Education. Wang is a faculty member with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Fri
Jul
29
The Chronicle of Higher Education on July 27 posted an in-depth article taking a look at Hillary Clinton’s “New College Compact,” which includes a plan — adapted from her primary opponent, Sen. Bernie Sanders — that would cover tuition for students from families making up to $125,000. Chronicle reporters interviewed numerous higher education experts for this story, including UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman.
Thu
Jul
28
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman is quoted in a recent NPR.org report headlined, “Good News On Student Loans ... For Some.” When it comes to loan repayments, Hillman tells NPR.org that he’d like to see a completely different process in place for targeting who gets access to help with their loans. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Tue
Jul
19
WISCAPE Managing Director Noel Radomski delivered a presentation to 25 young African leaders visiting UW-Madison for ​a six week academic and leadership institute as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and hosted here by the African Studies Program.
Fri
Jul
15
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman spoke about student loan debt and Hillary Clinton’s new higher education proposals during an appearance Thursday, July 14, on “All Sides with Ann Fisher,” a public affairs talk show on WOSU public radio in Ohio. The segment that included Hillman was called, “Student Debt: What Led To It, How Students Can Plan For Affordable Education.” Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Fri
Jul
08
We are thrilled to announce that, effective July 1, the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) is integrated into the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The center is now part of ELPA’s Higher, Postsecondary and Continuing Education (HPCE) program.
Fri
Jul
08
An article in the New York Times outlining Hillary Clinton's proposals for higher education notes ​that Louisiana State University President F. King Alexander, a WISCAPE affiliate, had ​​​consulted with the campaign on ​a plan to impose a state matching requirement for federal funding.
Thu
Jul
07
The Chronicle of Higher Education interviewed Marybeth Gasman, co-author with Clifton Conrad of Educating a Diverse Nation: Lessons from Minority-Serving Institutions, about the book, which looks at the successful practices of minority-serving institutions to benefit majority-white institutions with increasingly diverse student bodies.
Thu
Jun
30
Eric Giordano, the director of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS) and a WISCAPE affiliate, explained how the institute is coping with a loss of UW System funding in a recent Wausau Daily Herald article.
Tue
Jun
28
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski was quoted in a Capital Times article discussing the implications of the Supreme Court's recent ruling​ on affirmative action ​for practices at UW-Madison.
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