“Trauerspiel: Subject into Nonbeing” is Johnson’s new art exhibit at the School of Education Art Gallery, which interrogates three means of Black trauma: the white gaze, mob or vigilante violence, and violence within some “safe” Black spaces, such as the home.
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Anjalé Welton named Rupple-Bascom Professor
Welton focuses much of her work on how educational leaders talk about and address race and racism in their school communities. She is also committed to providing professional development for educational leaders on issues of race and equity.
Q&A with Percival Matthews: ‘Diversity is one of our greatest strengths’
Matthews is focusing the bulk of his energy on leading the School of Education’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion — and making sure faculty, staff, and students have the resources and tools they need to participate in OEDI’s important work.
Online offering from MSAN Network explores topics such as implicit bias, race, power
Its signature annual event for high school students — the MSAN Intersectional Social Justice Collaborative (ISJC) to develop leaders equipped to end racial disparities in academic achievement and opportunity in their own schools — is …
First major retrospective of Ho-Chunk photographer Tom Jones to open at Museum of Wisconsin Art
The retrospective of work by UW–Madison professor Tom Jones will be on view at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend from July 23 – Oct. 9.
Social justice, global perspectives at heart of three new School of Education certificate programs
Students with a passion for connecting with diverse and underserved communities in the United States and around the world will have three new areas of study to explore in the School of Education beginning this fall.
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 …
Percival Matthews named associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion in School of Education
Percival Matthews will be the UW–Madison School of Education’s next associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion, Dean Diana Hess announced following a recently completed search. Matthews has served as interim associate dean since Aug. 1, …
Real Talk for Real Change symposium on March 24 will focus on trans care
Deeply rooted binary conceptions of gender have negatively impacted the physical and mental health of trans individuals and communities. The next Real Talk for Real Change symposium, “Trans Care in Wisconsin,” will bring together leading community-engaged …
UW’s Gloria Ladson-Billings receives top honor from Horace Mann League
UW–Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings received another major honor today when the Horace Mann League presented her with its 2022 Outstanding Public Educator Award. The Horace Mann League, which is marking its 100th year of existence, recognized …
‘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 …
Registration open for virtual MSAN Institute racial equity training for educators
The MSAN Institute is a virtual two-day learning opportunity dedicated to growing our understanding of current research and district practices that increase racial equity in schools.
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 …
UW alum Andreal Davis leading 4th annual Black History Education Conference Feb. 18-19
After serving 26 years in a variety of roles for the Madison Metropolitan School District, Andreal Davis started working in 2012 for the Wisconsin Response to Intervention (Rtl) Center, where she became the culturally responsive …
UW–Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings ranked No. 2 in national Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings
UW–Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is ranked No. 2 in the annual Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings that are designed to spotlight top education scholars across the nation “who move ideas from academic journals into the national conversation.”
‘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.
School of Education’s Jerlando F.L. Jackson named to Rupple-Bascom Professorship
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.
UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory receives grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
The UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory is receiving an NEA Research Lab award to support a new study examining the value of community arts education initiatives.