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Tue
Oct
22
UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman will be the moderator for a public forum on the rising cost of attending college. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and director of the university’s Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab. The forum will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. in the De Luca Forum at the Discovery Building. Panelists are: David Feldman, a professor of economics at William & Mary; Laurent Heller, UW-Madison’s Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration; and Tracy Klein, a University of Wisconsin System Regent.
Thu
Oct
03
UW-Madison’s Brian Burt is receiving the Exemplar Award from Indiana University's Neal-Marshall Alumni Club on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the 24th IU NMAC reunion in Indianapolis. Burt is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Fri
Sep
27
UW–Madison’s Nick Hillman, an expert in higher ed finance, explains to Iowa Public Radio how key drivers of student debt often receive little attention from candidates. And while making college affordable is more complicated than providing free tuition, Hillman notes that message is likely to resonate with college graduates and younger voters who are a growing share of the electorate.
Fri
Sep
20
The 2019 International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME) is being held in downtown Milwaukee Nov. 6-8, with a pre-colloquium on Nov. 5. Each year, ICBME brings together top researchers, high-impact practitioners, funders, policymakers, students, and concerned citizens to engage in conversations regarding the state of affairs for black boys and men in education. The International Colloquium on Black Males in Education is sponsored by Wisconsin's Equity & Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB) at UW–Madison and the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male at Ohio State University.
Wed
Aug
28
The GW Hatchet, ​George Washington (GW) University's student newspaper, sought out the expertise of WISCAPE's Noel Radomski for an article reporting on the prevalence of outdated department websites at the ​school.
Fri
Aug
09
UW–Madison’s Nicholas Hillman recently appeared on WORT-FM’s “A Public Affair” program for a segment titled, “The Real Cost of College.” Hillman, an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, helps listeners “get a full picture of the cost of attendance, the generational divide when it comes to college, proposed solutions at the university and federal levels, and the importance of higher education for aspiring students.”
Thu
Aug
01
A team of researchers, many with ties to UW–Madison’s School of Education, collaborated on an article recently published in The Review of Higher Education titled, “Connecting Identity with Research: Socializing Students of Color Towards Seeing Themselves as Scholars.” The report notes: “Findings revealed that intentional bi-directional socialization processes that incorporated students' backgrounds into their academic pursuits positively contributed to students' development as scholars."
Fri
Jul
19
UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman was featured in an Insider Higher Education story on new state laws requiring the completion of the FAFSA. The article focuses on Texas, which became the second state to require FAFSA completion. With few states seriously scaling up their student aid programs, boosting FAFSA completion may be the most effective way to get more financial support to college students who need it, he tells Inside Higher Ed.
Wed
Jul
10
The Atlantic featured the expertise of UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman in an article headlined, “Higher education has become a partisan issue: And university budgets are suffering as a result.” The Atlantic article is in response to a 41 percent budget decrease at the University of Alaska, where Gov. Mike Dunleavy has announced cuts of $130 million. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA), and the director of UW-Madison’s Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab.
Thu
Jun
06
A new study from UW-Madison's Xueli Wang and Seo Young Lee examines the psychometric properties of a new survey measuring factors of STEM student transfers from two- to four-year colleges. This study was published in the Review of Higher Education.
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