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EOP News

Thu
Mar
12
Fourth through eighth graders from across southern Wisconsin will be on the UW-Madison campus Thursday, March 12 for a regional "Math 24" competition. The event is being co-sponsored by The Great Dane County Advanced Learners Network and The Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY), which is part of Education Outreach and Partnerships within UW-Madison’s School of Education.
Tue
Mar
10
U.S. News & World Report published its annual graduate school rankings on March 10, and UW-Madison’s School of Education is rated No. 1 among public institutions for the second consecutive year. In all, 10 specialty programs housed within the School of Education were highlighted this year by U.S. News as being among the elite programs in the nation. In particular, UW-Madison ranked No. 1 among all schools in the categories of Curriculum/Instruction, Educational Psychology and Rehabilitation Counseling.
Fri
Jan
30
The Greater Madison Writing Project is hosting a symposium on Friday, Jan. 30, at UW-Madison that’s designed to give high school English teachers and their college counterparts an opportunity to talk about concerns, common practices and shared goals. The event, titled “From High School to College: Engaging in Writing Dialogue,” runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea Room.
Wed
Dec
31
The latest edition of Learning Connections, the School of Education’s alumni magazine, is now posted online.
Thu
Nov
20
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has received a landmark gift of $100 million from John and Tashia Morgridge, representing the largest single contribution from individual donors in the history of the institution. A 1955 graduate of the School of Education, Tashia Frankfurth Morgridge has maintained close ties with the school, serving on its board of visitors and, with her husband, sponsoring scholarships to support students preparing to become teachers. A retired special education teacher, she has been a volunteer teacher for students with learning disabilities.
Thu
Nov
20
UW-Madison's School of Education will celebrate American Education Week by hosting a free, public lecture on Thursday night, Nov. 20, that speaks to the merits of student-centered coaching. The presentation, by Diane Sweeney, will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea Room.
Wed
Nov
19
In honor of American Education Week, which runs Nov. 16 to 22, UW-Madison School of Education Dean Julie Underwood penned a letter to the editor. Her opinion piece, which was published in the online and print edition’s of today’s Capital Times newspaper, calls on people to both reflect on the outstanding public education system we have here in Wisconsin and to rejuvenate their commitment to public education.
Fri
Nov
14
After nearly a decade leading UW-Madison’s School of Education, Dean Julie Underwood announced today that she is stepping aside from her post in August 2015 to return to the faculty. “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as dean of the School of Education for 10 years,” says Underwood. “I intend to remain active in UW life and continue working as a member of the faculty.” She has been dean since August 2005, with a short break in those duties from January to July 2009, when she served as UW-Madison’s interim provost.
Wed
Aug
20
Filling an array of interests, the UW-Madison's pre-college programs cater to a variety of age groups and vary in length, ranging from several days to a full summer. In addition to teaching academic subject material, the camps give elementary through high school students a sense of independence before they head off to college, including living in UW-Madison residence halls.
Thu
Aug
14
UW-Madison once again hosted a school supply drive at the Wisconsin State Fair, with this year's monetary donations of more than $10,000 nearly doubling last year's. School supply donations were also up over last year with 141 55-gallon bags collected, up from last year's 125 bags. Following up on that success, WTMJ 4 -- Milwaukee’s NBC affiliate -- recently produced a report showing viewers where some of the supplies ended up and giving them a feel for how those supplies will help local children.
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