WIDA receives $2.6 million to develop professional learning for rural educators of multilingual learners

WIDA, an educational services organization within the UW–Madison School of Education, received $2.6 million from the U.S. Department of Education to launch Rural Educators Self-Reflecting and Practicing Equity-Centered Teaching with English Learners (Project RESPECT), a …

Peña takes position as education policy analyst with Latino Policy Forum

Vanessa Peña, a doctoral candidate and alumna of the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA), has started a position as an education policy analyst with the Latino Policy Forum. Peña, …

Environmental Performance Boosts Market Value, But a Firm’s Collective Reputation May Sink It

As it turns out, maybe you should give a darn about your bad reputation—at least if you’re a major corporation. A study on corporate sustainability by Ann Terlaak of the Wisconsin School of Business suggests …

UW–Madison’s Nathan to deliver presentation for teachers in Santiago, Chile

UW–Madison’s Mitch Nathan has been invited to deliver a presentation at an event for teachers in Santiago, Chile, focused on “Enseñando con el Cerebro en Mente / Teaching with the Brain in Mind.” Nathan is …

Pandemic brought life lessons for Jai Khanna, winter commencement student speaker

Graduating senior Jai Khanna is still tweaking the speech he’ll give Sunday as the student speaker for UW–Madison’s winter commencement. But he knows one message he wants to impart: Live life in the moment. It …