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.



Past Events

Inaugural Event for the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions

Jim Morgan and Dr. Linda Nilson, Director of New Ventures for MRA and Internationally Recognized Expert in Teaching and Learning

May 22, 2017, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Teacher Speakout!

Nine public school teachers from seven rural districts around Wisconsin, Barneveld, La Farge, Markesan, Mauston, Mercer, Phillips and River Valley School Districts

May 15, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159), 1000 Bascom Mall


Neuroscience Well-Being and Learning Meet-Up

University Researchers, Community Colleagues

May 8, 2017, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Virginia Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Avenue


2017 MSAN Institute on Equity-Focused Leadership & Cultural Competence

April 27, 2017, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Thursday); 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (Friday), The Madison Concourse Hotel


Technical Services Expo

April 24, 2017, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, Second Floor, Educational Sciences, 1025 West Johnson Street


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series Featuring Carol Hahn

Carol Hahn, The Charles Howard Candler Professor of Educational Studies, Emory College

April 19, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture: ‘Up in Arms’ for a Degree: On the Dialectics of Freedom & Control in H.S. Final Exams

Annalisa Sannino, University Lecturer, Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning, University of Helsinki

April 12, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Harry Brighouse: Morality and Justice in Higher Education

Harry Brighouse, Director, Center for Ethics and Education

April 10, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, 198 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Stafford Hood

Stafford Hood, Professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology, Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 6, 2017, Noon - 1 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Exploring the Evaluation Process, Impact on Policy and Programs, and Evaluation as a Career Path

March 31, 2017, Noon - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Jamel K. Donnor

Jamel K. Donnor, Associate Professor, School of Education, The College of William and Mary

March 30, 2017, Noon - 1 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: The Dimensional Divide: Learning from Media During Early Childhood

Rachel Barr, Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University

March 29, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


The Study of Iowa High Schools: A Researcher-Practitioner Partnership in Education

March 29, 2017, Noon - 1pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Lunch and Learn Series: Grand Challenges

Rich Halverson, Co-Director, Grand Challenges Initiative

March 27, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series Featuring Christopher Jett

Christopher Jett, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of West Georgia

March 15, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall