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Educational Policy Studies News

Fri
Apr
03
UW-Madison’s Xueli Wang recently discussed her new book, which explores the experiences of STEM transfer students at community colleges, with Inside Higher Ed.
Fri
Apr
03
The Wisconsin State Journal utilized the expertise of UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman and the work of two of his graduate students, Jared Colston and Josh Bach-Hanson, to examine issues related to dwindling enrollment and access to higher education for rural students at some Wisconsin campuses.
Tue
Mar
03
UW-Madison alumnus Emanuele Corso recently published a book titled, “Schools and Society: In Defense of Public Education.” Using his home state as a case study, Corso passionately defends public education.
Thu
Feb
27
UW-Madison’s Erica Turner, an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, recently wrote a new book, titled “Suddenly Diverse: How School Districts Manage Race and Inequality.”
Thu
Feb
06
UW-Madison’s Matt Hora collaborated with students Rena Yehuda Newman, Robert Hemp, Jasmine Brandon, and Yi-Jung Wu to write and publish a paper titled “Reframing student employability: From commodifying the self to supporting the student, worker, and societal well-being.”
Wed
Jan
29
UW-Madison’s Stacey Lee and Lesley Bartlett were recently named incoming editors for Anthropology and Education Quarterly (AEQ), a journal of the American Anthropological Association.
Thu
Jan
16
The latest edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from UW–Madison's School of Education, is now available online. The ​Winter 2019-20 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students, and alumni. This edition puts the spotlight on the School's new Global Engagement Office and some of our efforts to think, partner, and innovate across the world.
Wed
Jan
08
Education Week blogger Rick Hess published his annual rankings of the top 200 most influential education scholars in the United States on Wednesday — and four faculty members with UW-Madison’s School of Education are on this year’s list. UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is No. 8 this year, while Adam Gamoran is No. 97, Stacey Lee is No. 176, and Jerlando Jackson is No. 177. These annual public influence rankings appear each January in Education Week’s “Straight Up” blog, which is authored by Hess.
Mon
Jan
06
Courtney Bell will become the next director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), UW–Madison School of Education Dean Diana Hess announced Monday, Jan. 6. Bell, who is currently a principal research scientist with Educational Testing Service (ETS), the world’s largest private, nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization, will begin her new position July 1.
Tue
Dec
03
On Nov. 11, faculty and graduate students from UW-Madison, Lingnan University, and Peking University, among scholars from other institutions, gathered at the Lingnan-Peking-Wisconsin Education Forum in Hong Kong to discuss higher education, talent training, and employment of global bay areas. UW-Madison's Adam Nelson, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor with the Department of Educational Policy Studies, played a leading role in the event.
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