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.


WIES Lecture: Excellent Content Teaching for Multilingual Students

Kara Mitchell Viesca, Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education, University of Nebraska

October 17, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


The Vocational Significance of Cultural Identity

Angela Byars-Winston, Professor, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

October 18, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, 259 Educational Sciences, 1025 W. Johnson Street


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow, Economic Policy Institute & Senior Fellow, Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

October 18, 2018, 4:30 - 6:00, 2120 Kellner Hall, Grainger Hall


WIES Lecture featuring Christien Tompkins

Christien Tompkins, Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University

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


WIES Lecture Featuring Benedikt Harrer

Benedikt Harrer, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy Physics Education Research, San Jose State University

December 5, 2018, Noon - 2:00, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall



Past Events

The Importance of Meaning: Going Beyond Mixed Methods to Turn Big Data into Real Understanding

David Williamson Shaffer, Director & Principal Investigator, Epistemic Analytics

October 16, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, Union South (See TITU for room details), 1308 W. Dayton Street


Retrospective Item and Survey Design for Workshop Evaluation

Christine Bell, Evaluator, The LEAD Center

October 8, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Teacher Speakout! Rural Education Roundtable Discussion & Collaborative Dialogue

October 5, 2018, 1 - 4:45, Morgridge Commons & Wisconsin Idea Room (159), UW-Madison Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture: Games & Learning: Use Cases

Mike Beall, Director, Gear Learning

October 3, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


National Symposium on College Internship Research

September 28, 2018, 9:00 - 6:00, Pyle Center, UW–Madison Campus


WIES Lecture: The Softening of Stone: Collaborative Acts of Transformation

Anna Riley, Artist and Educator

September 26, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Network Fellows Orientation

September 26, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30, School of Education, Room 159


Network Fellows Orientation

September 19, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, School of Education Building, Room 198


Network Fellows Meet & Greet

September 14, 2018, 5:30 - 7:30, Virginia F. Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Avenue


Graduate School Degree Dash!

August 31, 2018, 8:00 , Library Mall, University of Wisconsin-Madison