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

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


Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Research Focus Areas

Vivian Tseng, Vice President, William T. Grant Foundation

March 10, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Resources for Researchers from the William T. Grant Foundation: Scholars Program

Vivian Tseng, Vice President, William T. Grant Foundation

March 10, 2017, 9:30 am - 10:30 am, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar Series: Translational Workshop: Crafting Research to Inform Federal Policy

March 10, 2017, 12:00 - 2:00 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture Series: Translating Research from Ed Psych to Children with Mathematics Difficulty

Sarah Powell, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, Universtiy of Texas at Austin

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


UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair

February 23, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street


Cultivating Self-in-Context as Responsive Evaluators

Hazel Symonette, Ph.D. , Founder, director of the Student Success Institute; Program development & assessment specialist in the Division of Student Life

February 22, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Conducting International Evaluations

February 21, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar Series: Optimizing Prediction in the Context of Large-Scale Educational Assessments

David Kaplan, Professor, Educational Psychology, UW-Madison

February 17, 2017, Noon - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Teaching to and Through Social Justice

Manya Whitaker, Assistant Professor, Colorado College

February 7, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar Series: Developing Collaborative Research Initiatives

Madeline Hafner, Executive Director of the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN)

February 3, 2017, Noon - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street