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.


WCER All-Staff Conference

August 28, 2018, 8:30 - 4:00, Educational Sciences Classroom Wing & Courtyard


2018 Welcome Back Bash for School of Education Faculty/Staff

August 30, 2018, 12:30 - 2:00, North Plaza, Education Building


Graduate School Degree Dash!

August 31, 2018, 8:00 , Library Mall, University of Wisconsin-Madison


National Symposium on College Internship Research

September 28, 2018, 9:00 - 6:00, Pyle Center, UW–Madison Campus



Past Events

Visiting Scholars: Robert and Elizabeth Bjork

Robert and Elizabeth Bjork, Department of Psychology, UCLA

June 21, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


2018 MSAN Institute

April 26, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, The Madison Concourse Hotel


Madison Education Partnership Annual Research Symposium

April 26, 2018, 4:00 - 7:30 pm, The Symphony Room at Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 West Dayton Street


A Multidisciplinary Approach to Reducing the Prevalence and Burden of Youth Mental Health Problems

Keith Herman, Professor Educational, School & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri

April 25, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Applying Different Methods of Cost-Benefit Analysis to Evaluation

Mark Fermanich, Senior Associate, APA Consulting

April 23, 2018, Noon - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


The Increasing Underemployment and Decreasing Job Control for Highly Qualified Employees

D.W. Livingstone, Canada Research Chair in Lifelong Learning and Work, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto

April 20, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture Featuring David Yeager

David Yeager, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

April 20, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture: The Humanities as Pre-Qualitative Research

Samuel Rocha, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

April 19, 2018, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Is There a Skill Gap for Entry-Level IT Positions? Evidence from a National IT Helpdesk Survey

Andrew Weaver, Assistant Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

April 6, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture Featuring Maria Cancian and Javier Rodriguez

April 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Computational Models of Mental Models of Computational Models of the World

Robert Goldstone, Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Program in Cognitive Science, Indiana University

April 4, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall