Meet Your Service Unit Member: Christine Olson

January 25, 2023   |   By WCER Communications

​Christine works in Tech Services doing web design, web accessibility evaluations, and quality assurance testing.


Meet Your Service Unit Member: Brian Maul

January 25, 2023   |   By WCER Communications

Brian works in the Business Office Annex as an Administrative Assistant III. He’s part of the Client Services Team, which helps WCER’s research projects with their purchasing and travel needs.


UW–Madison’s Winkle-Wagner Joins Editorial Board of Review of Higher Education

January 25, 2023   |   By WCER Communications

RHE serves as the official journal of the Association for the Study of Higher Education


Meet Your Service Unit Member: Adam Chase

January 25, 2023   |   By WCER Communications

Adam works in the Business Office as a Post-Award Accountant. He is responsible for financial reporting for federal and non-federal projects, auditing and reconciling all expenditures. For fun, he likes playing Go, an abstract strategy board game.


Apply for IES-Funded Summer Training Opportunities

January 25, 2023   |   By WCER Communications

IES is supporting four summer 2023 training institutes that have upcoming application deadlines. Below is more information about each of these offerings, including dates/location, application websites, expectations for the participants, and application deadlines.


SoE Internal Competition Open for William T. Grant Scholars Program

January 23, 2023   |   By WCER Communications

Applicants must be nominated by their institutions. The School of Education (SoE) will hold an internal competition to select one candidate to nominate for this prestigious research award.


CIMER Leader Helps Organize, Present National Mentoring Workshop for Research Universities, Funders, Associations

January 20, 2023   |   By Karen Rivedal, WCER Communications

WCER scientist and CIMER Associate Executive Director Melissa McDaniels helped design and deliver a two-day workshop in Washington, DC, aimed at helping the nation’s research universities and associated stakeholders understand how to better implement and account for doctoral student mentorship programs in higher education.

“We know that mentorship education will only be successful at an institution if there is a culture of mentorship created,” McDaniels says. “You have to look at department chairs and academic leaders and deans. You look at funders. What are the institutional mechanisms that have to be in place? We have research about what makes mentorship programs both inclusive and high quality, but oftentimes institutions don’t have accountability mechanisms in place.”


Analytics for Equity Initiative: New Funding for Social, Economic, and Behavioral Scientists

December 20, 2022   |   By WCER Communications

The Analytics for Equity Initiative is a new program led by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that is seeking proposals from researchers to use federal data to examine questions of equity, targeted around different agency-specific themes. The goal is for the federal agencies to then use the research to implement equity-focused, evidence-based strategies


WCER Researchers: Upcoming Application Deadlines for Two Training Institutes from IES

December 8, 2022


IES is supporting two summer 2023 training institutes that have upcoming application deadlines.


WCER Welcomes, Thanks Director’s Advisory Council Members

November 1, 2022   |   By WCER Communications

WCER Director Courtney Bell invites you to join her in offering sincere thanks to the outgoing and continuing members of the Director’s Advisory Council, as well as a warm welcome to the council’s three new members.


Focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Diversity Fest, Diamond

November 1, 2022   |   By WCER Communications

Register now for UW–Madison’s annual Diversity Forum , titled “The Power of Remembering. Reclaiming Our Legacies to Imagine New Futures,” and scheduled for Nov. 14–15.

In another compelling DEI event, former UW–Madison education professor John Diamond will deliver AERA’s Brown Lecture online on Nov. 3 from 5–6:30 p.m. CST. Learn more and register here.


Three Ed Scholar Training Opportunities Available

November 1, 2022   |   By WCER Communications

Training programs are available for education scholars focused on adaptive interventions, implementation research studies and mentorship of trainees.


Meet Your Service Unit Member: Christine Olson

November 1, 2022   |   By WCER Communications

Christine Olson works in Tech Services doing web design, web accessibility evaluations, and quality assurance testing.


Richer Resources Available for Developing Dissemination Plans

November 1, 2022   |   By WCER Communications

Improvements detail the type and scope of communications products that can help researchers share project news on campus and off.


Online Talk about Black Mathematical World Talent Edgar J. Edmunds Slated for Nov. 7

November 1, 2022   |   By WCER Communications

The Journal for Research in Mathematics Education is sponsoring a live talk by Dr. Sian Zelbo from The Brearley School and Yeshiva University at 11 a.m. CT on Monday, Nov. 7, that is free and open to all. Please register at bit.ly/JRMETalks to receive the link.