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

WIES Lecture | Developing and Testing Interventions to Increase Racial Equity in School Discipline

Kent McIntosh, Professor, Special Education, University of Oregon

April 11, 2019, 12 - 1 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

CCWT: Managing Transitions from College to Work: The ‘Employability’ and Career Readiness Challenge

Michael Tomlinson, Associate Professor, Southampton Education School, University of Southampton, UK

April 10, 2019, Noon-1:30 pm, Ed Sciences 259, 1025 West Johnson Street

WIES Lecture | Proportional Reasoning: From Symbolic Formalizations to Early Intuitions

Michelle Hurst, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago

April 3, 2019, 12:30-1:30 pm, Education Building, 159, 1000 Bascom Mall

From Interests to Investigations: Developing a Research Agenda

Mary Pattillo, Nothwestern University

April 1, 2019, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, Room 159, 1000 Bascom Hall

Carl A. Grant Scholars | Using Critical Design Thinking to Create Emancipatory Research Agenda

Lesley-Ann Noel, Teaching Fellow, Stanford University

April 1, 2019, 12 - 1 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

ITP Seminar | Martina Rau

Martina Rau, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, UW--Madison

March 29, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

Asian & Latinx Youth Experiences with Suburban Schooling

Gabriel Rodriguez & Eujin Park, Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago

March 28, 2019, 9:15 - 10:30 am, Virginia Harrison Parlor, Room 149 |1050 University Ave

ITP Seminar | Rachel Fish

Rachel Fish, Assistant Professor, New York University--Steinhardt

March 15, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

CCWT | The Challenges of Academic Evaluation in the Field of Public Higher Education in China

Yanhong Liu, Jilin University

March 13, 2019, 11:30 am, 13th floor, Educational Sciences Building

ITP Seminar | Renunciando Servicios: Investigating Which English Learners Waive Language Development

Madeline Mavrogordato, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

March 8, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

WIES Lecture | Design for Social Impact: Guerilla Projections with a Graphic Witness

Adam DelMarcelle, York College, Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Kutztown University

March 6, 2019, 12:30-1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

CAG Lecture & ITP Seminar | Identity, Engagement & Learning Math: Unpacking the Process of Becoming

Jennifer Langer-Osuna, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

March 1, 2019, 12 - 1:15 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

2019 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair

Mariana Castro, UW--Madison Language Development Researcher & Curriculum and Instruction Faculty Associate

February 22, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.

WIES Lecture: Optimizing the Acoustic Landscape Speakers and Singers Inhabit

Ken Bozeman, Professor, Music, Lawrence University

February 20, 2019, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., 159 WI Idea Room, School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall

For WCER Staff: Lunch & Learn Series Featuring Tech Services & Project Staff

Tech Services and a panel of WCER Projects Staff, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

February 19, 2019, 12 - 1 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259