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

ITP | Access denied: The effect of geographic boundaries on White-Black gaps in access to educational opportunity

Dr. Peter Rich, Assistant Professor, Cornell University

September 17, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Higher Education and the Black-White Earnings Gap

Dr. Xiang Zhou, Harvard University

September 10, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


CCWT | Panel discussion: College Students with Refugee Backgrounds Discuss Experiences with College and Careers

Matthew Wolfgram and panelists, Associate Researcher and Assistant Director, Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions

May 25, 2021, 3 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | Participatory Research as Autoformación (Self-Education) and Consciousness Raising

Andrea Dyrness, University of Colorado Boulder

May 10, 2021, 4:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, ZOOM Virtual Presentation


CCWT | A Discussion with Karin Brown on Challenges in the Recognition of Refugees’ Educational Credentials

Karin Brown, Executive Director & Senior Evaluator, One Earth International Credential Evaluations

April 27, 2021, 3 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | Girls of Color and PAR: Investigating Sex Education in Chicago Public Schools with the Womxn that Fight Research Team, Chicago, IL

TBD, TBD

April 26, 2021, 4:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


2021 UW-Madison Education Research Virtual Poster Fair

Sarah Carroll and teri engelke, HR Competency Program Manager, UW-Madison Office of Human Resources, and Assistant Dean for Human Resources in the UW-Madison Sc

April 26, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Online


ITP |  ITP Fellows Internship Presentations

ITP Fellows, University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 23, 2021, 12- 1:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


MSAN Consortium | Spring Educator Conference

The authors of the "Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership," Sharon I. Radd; Gretchen Givens Generett; Mark Anthony Gooden; George Theoharis, Speaker affiliations include: St. Catherine University, Duquesne University, Columbia University, Syracuse University

April 19, 2021, 12:30 - 4:15 pm each day, VIRTUAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATION


SoE | Global Research Symposium Citizenship, Human Rights and Social Justice Education: Facilitating Positive Change Through Theory and Action

Michael Apple, with colleagues from Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Singapore, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies

April 16, 2021, 8 am - 12:30 pm Central Standard Time, VIRTUAL PRESENTATION


ITP | Using Inclusivity-Professional Development to Improve the Safety and Academic Achievement of Gender-Expansive Students

Mollie McQuillan, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 16, 2021, 12 - 1:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | A Discussion with Sarah Dryden-Peterson on Her Research and on the Civic Education of Refugees

Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard University

March 30, 2021, 3 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation