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Tue
Sep
20
Congratulations to Valerie Crespin-Trujillo, who was elected as the graduate student representative to the board of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).
Tue
Sep
13
Two projects of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research within UW–Madison’s School of Education are among those selected to receive first-ever National Science Foundation INCLUDES funding. WCER Director Robert Mathieu is the principal investigator on one project and Jerlando Jackson, the university's Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, is a collaborating investigator on another. These NSF-backed projects are designed to develop bold, new approaches for diversifying the science and engineering workforce of the United States.
Wed
Sep
07
Do you wonder where Wisconsin students migrate to when they go out of state for college? WISCAPE has published an interactive map created by the UW's Nicholas Hillman on its blog, which tracks the flow of Wisconsin ​freshmen to both public and private universities nationwide.
Tue
Aug
30
The Wisconsin State Journal recently published a report examining Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to provide new funding for the University of Wisconsin System in the state's 2017-19 budget based on a series of “performance” measures such as graduation rates and job placement statistics. Among the range of experts the State Journal interviewed for this report is UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman, an associate professor who studies higher education finance and policy with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Thu
Aug
25
UW-Madison’s Clifton Conrad was among the range of experts recently interviewed by The Capital Times newspaper for a report headlined, “Critics howl in response to Ron Johnson’s call to replace college instructors with videos.” The Cap Times article begins: “Sen. Ron Johnson’s call to replace college classroom instructors with videos sounds like a corporate refrain that celebrates efficiency in education at the cost of effectiveness," said Conrad, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and a faculty member in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. He also is the faculty director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Tue
Aug
23
‘Starving the Beast,’ a documentary film addressing budget cuts to higher education, which screened at the Wisconsin Film Festival last April, will return to Madison beginning Friday, September 16, at Sundance Cinemas.
Mon
Aug
01
UW-Madison’s Xueli Wang is the author of a groundbreaking research article examining community college course-taking patterns that contribute to effective academic pathways for transfer-aspiring students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The article is titled “Course-Taking Patterns of Community College Students Beginning in STEM: Using Data Mining Techniques to Reveal Viable STEM Transfer Pathways.” It will appear in the August issue of Research in Higher Education. Wang is a faculty member with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Fri
Jul
29
The Chronicle of Higher Education on July 27 posted an in-depth article taking a look at Hillary Clinton’s “New College Compact,” which includes a plan — adapted from her primary opponent, Sen. Bernie Sanders — that would cover tuition for students from families making up to $125,000. Chronicle reporters interviewed numerous higher education experts for this story, including UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman.
Thu
Jul
28
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman is quoted in a recent NPR.org report headlined, “Good News On Student Loans ... For Some.” When it comes to loan repayments, Hillman tells NPR.org that he’d like to see a completely different process in place for targeting who gets access to help with their loans. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Tue
Jul
19
WISCAPE Managing Director Noel Radomski delivered a presentation to 25 young African leaders visiting UW-Madison for ​a six week academic and leadership institute as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and hosted here by the African Studies Program.
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