Counseling Psychology News
A recent article featuring UW-Madison professor Bruce Wampold discusses the potential problems with prolonged exposure therapy for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The latest edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online. This latest issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni.
UW-Madison announced the winners of the most recent Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment competition -- and six different projects led by faculty, staff and students from across the School of Education received funding. The Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment allows students, faculty and staff to extend their talents, knowledge and research beyond the borders of the university — the core definition of the Wisconsin Idea.
UW-Madison’s Career Development Series for Graduate Program Coordinators kicks off Thursday with a keynote presentation from the School of Education’s Mindi Thompson. She is an associate professor with the Department of Counseling Psychology and will be giving a talk titled, “A Context for Graduate Student Career Development.” Judy Ettinger from the Center on Education and Work (CEW) within the School of Education will also be taking part in this series, which is offered by UW-Madison’s Graduate School.
Diana Hess, senior vice president of the Spencer Foundation in Chicago, has been named the next dean of UW-Madison’s School of Education, University Communications announced June 2. Hess, who is also a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UW-Madison, will begin Aug. 1. Hess will replace Julie Underwood, who will return to the faculty after a decade of serving as dean.
The two finalists to become the next dean of UW-Madison’s School of Education delivered public presentations earlier this week, and videos of both talks now are available via the search website. The finalists are: Dorothy Farrar Edwards, professor and chair in the Department of Kinesiology at UW-Madison; and Diana Hess, senior vice president, Spencer Foundation, Chicago. Hess is also a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UW-Madison.
UW-Madison’s School of Education recognized its Spring 2015 cohort of graduates by hosting a pair of celebratory events at the Gordon Dining and Events center on campus. On Friday, May 16, the School honored its Ph.D. and MFA graduates with a special Hooding Ceremony and Reception. And prior to UW-Madison’s Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday, May 16, the School celebrated with its newest class of master’s and bachelor’s degree graduates by hosting its annual Commencement Breakfast Celebration.
Both candidates will give public presentations in the Education Building's Wisconsin Idea Room. Farrar Edwards will present on Monday, May 18, and Hess on Wednesday, May 20. Both events are scheduled for 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Employees may attend the talks in pay status, with supervisor permission, if the presentations fall during normal work hours. During these presentations, the finalists have been invited to lay out their vision for the role.
Madison Magazine recently posted an article headlined, “Hmong life in Madison,” and among those highlighted in the article is UW-Madison’s Linda Kou Aroonsavath. She holds a master’s degree from the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology, and currently is finishing up her work on a Ph.D. with that same department.
The sterling national reputation of UW-Madison’s School of Education is due, in large part, to the talent and dedication its faculty, staff and students. Each year, the School recognizes some of its most outstanding contributors with School of Education Faculty & Staff Achievement Awards. And on Tuesday night, the most recent class of award winners was honored during a reception and ceremony in the Wisconsin Idea room of the Education Building.