UW scholars propose new model for building culture of community for research teams

UW–Madison’s Brian Burt is the lead author of a new paper that explains how a research team was able to use a series of six, interconnected cultural practices to develop a positive community that bolstered …

‘Indigenous Perspectives’ exhibition features art by UW alumni, students, faculty

An new exhibition at Memorial Union features a collection of artworks created by Indigenous UW–Madison alumni, students, and faculty from the School of Education’s Art Department. Titled “Madison Alumni: A Legacy of Indigenous Perspectives” and …

New book co-edited by UW’s Nicholas Hillman spotlights civil rights and higher education

Offering “a renewed vision for higher education policy making,” a new book that is co-edited by UW–Madison’s Nicholas Hillman with Gary Orfield of UCLA will be published in February by Harvard Education Press. Titled “Civil …

‘Learning Laboratory’ in Northern Wisconsin high school works to reduce racial disparities

The study, titled “Transformative agency for justice: Addressing racialization of school discipline with the Indigenous Learning Laboratory,” was co-authored by UW–Madison’s Aydin Bal and Aaron Bird Bear.

New paper by UW’s Brian Burt examines Black male graduate students’ advising experiences

UW–Madison’s Brian Burt is the lead author of a new paper published in the Teachers College Record that examines Black male graduate students’ advising experiences in engineering — with the researchers theorizing that more caring relationships could assist students in earning their degree.

Percival Matthews named interim associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion at School of Education

Matthews is an associate professor with our highly regarded Department of Educational Psychology. Starting on Aug. 1, he will devote 80% of his time to the interim associate dean position and to leading the School of Education’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.