Events

WCER and its projects host dozens of lectures, panels discussions and other events throughout the year, including the Wisconsin Ideas in Education and Carl A. Grant series, and the annual UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair.

Nearly all these events are free, and open to the campus community, as well as to other educators, community leaders and members of the interested public.

You can scroll event descriptions beginning with the most current on this page, get a larger view and subscribe to WCER’s Google calendar, visit the individual pages for each type of event or use the search.


Cultural Identities in Science

Mica Estrada, Asst Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Institute of Health & Aging, University of California San Francisco

February 21, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building, 425 Henry Mall


WIES Lecture Featuring Megan Luce

Megan Luce, Research Associate, Research in Education & Design (RED) Lab, Stanford University

February 21, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Book Panel: K–12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor

Chair: Paula McAvoy, Program Director, The Center for Ethics in Education

February 22, 2018, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Reframing Labor: How Evolving Work Experiences Influence Student Success

Vanessa A. Sansone, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, The University of Texas at San Antonio

February 23, 2018, 9:30 - 10:30 am, DeLuca Forum at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street


2018 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair

Mica Estrada, Carl A. Grant Visiting Scholar, Asst Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Institute of Health & Aging, University of California San Francisco

February 23, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street


The Influence of Kindness and Community in Broadening Participation in STEM Careers

Mica Estrada, Carl A. Grant Visiting Scholar, Asst Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Institute of Health & Aging, University of California San Francisco

February 23, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street


Complexity and Constraint: College Attitudes and Expectations among Teens of the Prison Boom

Anna Haskins, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cornell University

March 2, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Sex Education: A Center for Ethics & Education Lecture

Lisa Andersen, Professor of Liberal Arts, The Juilliard School

March 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Shirin Vossoughi

Shirin Vossoughi, Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy

March 6, 2018, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture Featuring Jorge E. Gonzalez

Jorge E. Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Health and Learning Sciences, University of Houston

March 7, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Lecture: Gifted Programming can be a Benefit to All

Jenn Vadas, Assistant Researcher, Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative

March 9, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


When Should Researchers Use Inferential Statistics When Analyzing Data on Full Populations?

Rob Warren, Professor, University of Minnesota Sociology

March 16, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture Featuring Matthew Easterday

Matthew Easterday, Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences

March 21, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Lecture Featuring Erin O’Connor

Erin O'Connor, Associate Professor, Stienhardt School of Education, New York University

March 23, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture Featuring Maria Cancian and Javier Rodriguez

April 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Samuel Rocha

Samuel Rocha, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

April 19, 2018, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture Featuring David Yeager

David Yeager, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

April 20, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture Featuring Keith Herman

Keith Herman, Professor Educational, School & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri

April 25, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture Featuring Keith Herman

Keith Herman, Professor Educational, School & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri

April 25, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


2018 MSAN Institute

April 26, 2018 – April 27, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, The Madison Concourse Hotel



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