Events

WCER and its projects host dozens of lectures, panels discussions and other events throughout the year, including the Wisconsin Ideas in Education and Carl A. Grant series, and the annual UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair.

Nearly all these events are free, and open to the campus community, as well as to other educators, community leaders and members of the interested public.

You can scroll event descriptions beginning with the most current on this page, get a larger view and subscribe to WCER’s Google calendar, visit the individual pages for each type of event or use the search.


WIES | The Heterogeneity Problem: New Approaches to Parsing the Variance in Mental Health Research

Damien Fair, Associate Professor Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health & Science University

January 29, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


RERIC | Value of Place & Partnerships: Lessons from Rural Schools to Strengthen Educator Preparation

Jayne Downey, Associate Professor & Director, Center for Research on Rural Education, Montana State University

January 30, 2020, 12 - 1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


CAG | Teaching and Attending to Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Program Evaluation

Ayesah S. Boyce, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro

February 3, 2020, 12 - 1 pm & 1 - 2 pm, Room 253, Educational Sciences Building


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture |  Ramón Martínez

Ramón Martínez , Assistant Professor of Education, Stanford University

February 12, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


UW–Madison 2020 Education Research Poster Fair

Jessica Stovall, English Teacher, Oak Park and River Forest High School, Illinois

March 12, 2020, 10 am - 1:30 pm, Town Center | Discovery Building, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture |  March 23, 2020

Zandra de Araujo, Associate Professor, University of Missouri College of Education

March 23, 2020, 12 - 1 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture |  March 25, 2020

Elizabeth Todd-Breland, Associate Professor, History, University of Illinois at Chicago

March 25, 2020, 12 - 1 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture |  April 8, 2020

Michelle J. Bellino, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Education

April 8, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture |  April 16, 2020

Winston Thompson, Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology

April 16, 2020, 12 - 1 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture |  April 22, 2020

Thalia Goldstein, Assistant Professor, Applied Developmental Psychology, George Mason University

April 22, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison



Past Events

ITP | Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith, Professor, Department of Economics

December 6, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


CCWT | Internships and Vocational Skills Training in China

Jenny Chan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

December 4, 2019, 9:30 am, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


ITP | The Powerful Impact of Social Norms on Intergroup Attitudes and Behaviors

Marcus Brauer, Professor, UW-Madison Department of Psychology

November 22, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


WIES Lecture | Visualizing Invisibility

Bohyun Yoon, Artist and Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

November 20, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


The Network | Are Public Schools Becoming Constitution-Free Zones?

Justin Driver, Professor, Yale Law School

November 18, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Virginia Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall