May 6, 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Carl A. Grant Lecture: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America
Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

May 16, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn Speaker Series: Discussion and Listening Session With the Director
Robert Mathieu, Director of WCER

Sep 21, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series
Mark your calendars for the first of the 2016-2017 WIES Lecture Series, WIES is an interdisciplinary speaker series intended for educators and future educators across campus.

Oct 1, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series
Check back for the dates and speakers for the 2016-2017 Carl A. Grant Lecture Series, The series enhances awareness of minority scholars and their work in education on and beyond our campus.

Jan 15, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair
Plan ahead to present at or attend the third annual UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair, The fair includes a lecture from a visiting speaker & provides an opportunity to learn about the latest in education research.


"The Real Price of College." Sara Goldrick-Rab & Nancy Kendall. The Century Foundation, March 2016

"Improving Access to, Quality, and the Effectiveness of Digital Tutoring in K–12 Education" by Patricia Burch, Annalee Good & Carolyn Heinrich. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, March 2016

"Navigating the Problem Space of Academic Work" by Matthew Hora. AERA Open, January 2016


Eric Grodsky, Rich Halverson, and Steve Kimball received $2 million from the U.S. Dept. of Education for the project Connecting Educators and Evidence through Data, through September 2019. 

Matt Hora received $782,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project, Collaborative Research: Exploring Factors That Shape Education and Workplace Training on Essential 21st Century Competencies: A Translational Study in Four High-Stem Job Regions, through April 2020. 

Mitchell Nathan and Peter Steiner received $339,000 from the U.S. Dept. or Education for the project, How Dynamic Gestures and Directed Actions Contribute to Mathematical Proof Practices, through June 2020.