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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.
Mon
Jun
03
At a time when two out of every three undergraduates enroll in a two-year or four-year degree program within 25 miles of their home, UW–Madison's Nick Hillman urges policymakers to pay attention to one of the most overlooked aspects of college access and opportunity: geographic inequality. Hillman shared his thoughts for a recent article from U.S. News and World Report.
Fri
Apr
26
WISCAPE's Noel Radomski talked to the Wisconsin State Journal about a recent SHEEO report, which found that Wisconsin had one of the largest per-student declines in higher education between 2013 and 2018.
Fri
Apr
12
An Inside Higher Ed article reporting on a decision at​ the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to scrap ​a controversial proposal to eliminate majors in ​13 liberal arts disciplines -- including history and several foreign languages -- includes insights from WISCAPE's Noel Radomski.
Tue
Apr
02
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman will be delivering testimony to the House Education & Labor Committee’s subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment on Wednesday, April 8, in Washington, D.C. This meeting, which begins at 8 a.m. CDT, is the second of five hearings related to the reauthorizing of the Higher Education Act. Hillman is an associate professor with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and director of the university’s Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab.
Wed
Mar
27
UW-Madison’s Jerlando F.L. Jackson recently wrote an op-ed on the pros and cons of being a department chair for the Chronicle of Higher Education. Jackson walks through his decision-making process, revealing that at first, he wasn’t entirely sure about taking on the position. Starting with the question, “Can I do the job well,” Jackson sought out the opinions of his family, his colleagues, and former chairs to discover more about the position and how it would affect his other work.
Mon
Feb
25
Several UW-Madison graduate students and recent alumni will present their research at the 14th annual national conference of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE).
Fri
Feb
22
UW-Madison’s Xueli Wang, an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, recently spoke with The Oklahoman newspaper for a report on the utility of community colleges. Her research centers ​on college students’ learning, pathways, and success, with a particular focus on community colleges and STEM education. Wang explains to the Oklahoman that although community colleges serve an important purpose, they face significant challenges that often leave them with less resources than necessary to support their students.
Wed
Feb
20
Education Dive recently reported on the launch of a new lab on the UW-Madison campus that's designed to examine ​efforts related to the affordability of higher education. The report focuses on the new Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab within the university’s Office of Student Financial Aid. The lab is being led by the School of Education’s Nicholas Hillman, who says he is not aware of any other lab in the nation that is developing such a partnership with a financial aid unit. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Wed
Feb
13
WISCAPE's Noel Radomski questioned the results of a recent UW System study of remedial course data.
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