Wei LAB Director Joins the Discussion About Campus Challenges

May 2, 2016

In the wake of the turmoil at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education Jerlando F. L. Jackson shares his perspective and interpretation of the institution’s challenges. Faculty are planning a no-confidence vote against the Board of Regents and System President Ray Cross today.

MSAN Gives Voice to Minority Students

April 25, 2016   |   By Lynn Armitage

Guery Ulunque has come a long way since he first landed in the United States from Bolivia with his father and sister in 2008. The now-18-year-old senior at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Va., recalls his struggles.

Experience Is the Best Teacher: How the Delta Program Is Creating a Better STEM Faculty

April 4, 2016   |   By Lynn Armitage

Delta Program in Research, Teaching, and Learning promotes proven teaching and mentoring techniques for UW–Madison STEM graduate students

Study Shows Teaching Preparation during Doctoral Training May Transform Undergraduate STEM Education

March 30, 2016

When science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) doctoral students participate in teaching development programs, their skills, confidence and interest in teaching undergraduates increase, according to a just-completed study funded by the National Science Foundation.

Announcing ‘ForwardED,’ the New Digital Newsletter From WCER

March 29, 2016

WCER Communications is pleased to announce the launch of a digital newsletter this week called “ForwardED.”

Video Presentation: WI Evaluation Collaborative Update

March 28, 2016

The Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative updates WCER staff on outreach, interests, and projects.

Knuth, Stephens’ Build an early foundation for algebra success in Phi Delta Kapan

March 10, 2016

“Build an early foundation for algebra success,” by Eric Knuth, Ana Stephens, Maria Blanton and Angela Gardiner was published in the March edition of the Phi Delta Kappan

The National Education Agenda & the Role of Innovation

March 8, 2016

Presented by James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

Building a Better Future STEM Faculty

March 8, 2016

How to Build a Better Future STEM Faculty presented by WCER Researchers: Mark Connolly, Principal Investigator, You-Geon Lee and Julia Savoy

Mitchell Nathan Discusses CareerLocker

March 7, 2016

Mitchell J. Nathan is professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he directs the Center on Education and Work. Here he talks about CareerLocker, which helps educators and career development practitioners with program evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research, professional development training, and career resources.

National initiative to increase STEM graduates doubles in members

March 1, 2016

25 top research universities join effort to develop stellar teaching skills in future faculty

Sara Goldrick-Rab: Community Colleges Should Consider Providing Food Pantries for Commuting Students

February 25, 2016

Sara Goldrick-Rab says community colleges should consider providing food pantries for commuting students who are hungry all year long

MSAN Chapter Creates Program Aimed to Increase AP Class Enrollment

February 23, 2016

Harrisonburg, VA’s MSAN chapter created “Streaks Serving Streaks,” a tutoring program for students struggling academically or in need of additional assistance.

Sara Goldrick-Rab Says Poor Students Often Dip into Student Loans to Cover the Rising Cost Living

February 23, 2016

Sara Goldrick-Rab Says Poor Students Often Dip into Their Student Loans to Cover the Rising Cost of Living

Matt Hora says UW–Madison Board of Regents Should Be Held Accountable To Do Their Job

February 19, 2016

Matt Hora says the UW–Madison Board of Regents should hold themselves accountable for their decisions and public statements regarding policies that affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of students, staff and faculty