Rural Teachers to Share Perspectives with UW–Madison Education Researchers

April 26, 2017

Nine public school teachers from seven rural districts around Wisconsin will share their experiences with university researchers at the first-ever Teacher Speakout! Monday, May 15, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.


UW-Madison’s Jackson speaks in video promoting NSF’s INCLUDES initiative

April 20, 2017

UW-Madison’s Jerlando Jackson is showcased in a new video speaking about the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) INCLUDES initiative.


Data from UW-Madison’s Hillman, Bruecker, Crespín-Trujillo cited in ‘The Atlantic’

April 20, 2017

Data from UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman, Ellie Bruecker, and Valerie Crespín-Trujillo was cited in an article in The Atlantic discussing the impact of ​recent changes to the FAFSA, known as “Early FAFSA,” on student completion.


Madison Education Partnership Issues Call for Proposals

April 17, 2017

The Madison Education Partnership, a research-practice partnership between Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) and Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD), requests proposals from University faculty, research staff and advanced graduate students to conduct research under this partnership on questions related to the MMSD Four-Year-Old Kindergarten (4K) program. Advanced graduate students may apply only with a faculty member as Principal Investigator. Below we describe the partnership, topic of focus for 2017-18, and details of proposal submission.


New Funding Awards Support Math Education and Native American Student Assessment

April 17, 2017

Two recent awards will support math contextualization and culturally responsive language assessment.


Nicole Bowman to Present at 2017 Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum

April 13, 2017

Nicole Bowman to present paper at the 2017 Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum


Madison School District, UW–Madison Create Research-Practice Partnership to Improve Local Education

April 11, 2017

A new partnership between the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) and the University of Wisconsin–Madison seeks to combine the expertise of district educators and university researchers to improve education.


ITP Translational Workshop: Crafting Research to Inform Federal Policy

March 30, 2017

The ITP Translational Workshop: Crafting Research to Inform Federal Policy was moderated by Professor Eric Grodsky and featured Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation and Nicole Deterding, National Poverty Fellow at UW Madison


Alibali Recognized with Kellett Mid-Career Award

March 30, 2017

Martha Alibali was one of eleven members of the UW–Madison faculty who won Kellett Mid-Career Awards.


Teaching Trump: Should Teachers Share Their Politics?

March 30, 2017

Paula McAvoy, program director at the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Ethics and Education, talks about teaching politics in the age of Trump.


CIRTL Extends Network to SUNY Buffalo

March 29, 2017

UB joins national network to improve teaching skills of future STEM faculty


‘Fair Play’ Video Game Honored With National Award for Revealing Bias in STEM Education

March 28, 2017   |   By Lynn Armitage

This experiential video game, funded by a $1.6 million four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings.


Jackson, University of Florida Team up to Diversify STEM

March 23, 2017

The University of Florida and the University of Wisconsin–Madison face off in the NCAA tournament Friday, but when it comes to recruiting, the two schools are on the same team.


Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Scholars Program

March 22, 2017

Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s career development award for promising early career faculty in the social, behavioral, and health sciences, studying youth ages 5-25 in the U.S. Applicants identify new methods, disciplines or content to learn and propose five-year research and mentoring plans that foster growth in those areas.


Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Research Focus Areas

March 22, 2017

Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation, discusses the foundation’s mission to reduce inequality and improve the use of research evidence. Aimed at potential grant applicants with terminal degrees, on career ladder positions, Tseng describes what the foundation is looking for in grant proposals.