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Graduate Programs: E-Newsletter 01/07/2022





Spring 2022 Enrollment

The deadline to enroll for Spring 2022 without a $50 late fee is Friday, January 28th. If you need to be authorized to enroll in any SoHE 990 or 999 courses, please contact and our helpful colleagues will give you permission in the system. Take a look at to plan what courses you will take this spring! 

Delta Courses Available for Spring 2022

Take courses individually, do an internship, and/or get a certificate along the way with the Delta Program in Research, Teaching and Learning here at UW-Madison. Both onsite and online courses are available for Spring 2022. Courses such as Research Mentor Training, TA learning communities, Using Writing to Teach in Any Discipline to Promote Active Learning in an Inclusive Class Environment and many more offerings. Check them out here!

Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Upcoming Events
Examples include: Teaching with Equity and Inclusion, Course Planning & Organization, Feedback and Assessments, Engaging Students with Active Learning and so much more. Check them out and take some time this winter break to prepare for the upcoming spring semester!

UW Library Hours During Winter Break

Grad Student Directory: Look at all those beautiful faces! 

Thank you to everyone who has submitted a photo and updated their bio! Take a look at the updated directory and admire your beautiful classmates and friends in SoHE. If you haven't done so already, please be sure to submit your picture and update your bio over winter break. We'd love to have ALL grad students with a photo and bio on the website especially as we approach recruiting season and some of you hit the job market this spring. All grad students are listed in the graduate student directory on the people page AND on your individual program academic program page.  To submit your grad student bio, please fill out this google form ASAP!  


Intentionally Crafting Your Career Path: A Session for Grad Students  

Tuesday, January 18, 12:00–1:30pm; lunch provided 
This session will focus on utilizing visioning and intentional professional development plans to craft your career path.  Dr. Christina Olstad, Dean of Students, will facilitate the interactive session and participants will take away tangible resources to assist them with their career path planning. 

Register here: 


Ableism, Interrupted 

Wednesday, January 19, 11:00am–12:15pm; lunch provided 

This session will explore the definition and different forms of ableism that exist on college campuses and how it affects us all. Discussion will address participant questions related to able-bodied privilege and actionable steps to address ableism. Register here: 


Office Hours (Remote and Onsite) That Students Use – New workshop!
Thursday, January 20, 9:30am – 11:30am, Online
Office hours provide an invaluable opportunity for instructor-student interaction. Whether running office hours onsite or remotely, you'll explore how to structure and communicate about them to promote your students' engagement and success.

Teaching Inclusively from the First Day of Class
Thursday, January 20, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Online
Research demonstrates that building a student’s sense of belongingness is key to their academic success. Set expectations — and make a great impression — starting on day one.

Work-Life Integration for Graduate Students 

Thursday, January 20, 4:00–5:00pm; light refreshments provided 

How can graduate students achieve healthy and satisfying work-life balance? A panel of graduate students will share their experiences navigating diverse commitments and offer advice and peer-to-peer support, and campus wellness experts will share their perspectives on work-life integration.  

Register here: 


Designing and Facilitating Effective Discussions
Friday, January 21, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Online
Discussions can engage learners in deeper thinking, foster community, and promote student motivation. In this workshop, you will develop a toolbox to design classroom discussions and facilitate learning communities.

Go Big Read for Grads  

Friday, January 21, 4:00–5:00pm  
Join fellow graduate students before the start of the new semester for pizza, hot chocolate, and a discussion of this year's Go Big Read book, Yaa Gyasi's "Transcendent Kingdom". Free copies of the book will be made available to participants.  Register here: 


A Practical Approach to Project Management for Graduate Students 

Monday, January 24, 9:00am–2:30pm 
Project management is a set of skills that can be applied in academic, non-profit, laboratory, business, and many other settings. Learn principles of project management and apply them to a project or context relevant to you in this popular, collaborative, daylong program. Students will also hear from a panel of successful project managers over lunch. 

Register here: 


Build an Inclusive Canvas Dream Course
Thursdays, 1:00pm–3:00pm starting January 27, Held remotely online
An important part of effective teaching is designing courses in learning management systems, such as Canvas, that engage students equitably and inclusively. In this course, you will explore the learning sciences and engage in peer learning to design a transparent course structure and leverage instructional technology tools that make your work more efficient — all while strongly supporting student success. While we’ll focus on Canvas, you’ll be able to transfer your new knowledge and skills to other learning management systems so you are prepared to create a stellar course the next time you teach, here or at another institution. Current or future instructors of all career stages are welcome, no teaching experience required. Register: 

Exploring Practices in the Classroom (EPIC): A learning community of TAs
Wednesdays, 9:00am – 10:00am, starting February 2
445 Henry Mall, Room 117 (WISCIENCE)
Your time as a TA is a superb opportunity to prepare for the teaching you will do as a future faculty member or in other careers. This learning community of TAs will help you develop as an effective, inclusive teacher, while meeting the challenges of teaching throughout the semester. ∆

Using Writing to Teach in Any Discipline to Promote Active Learning in an Inclusive Class Environment
Mondays, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, starting January 31
The Writing Center Commons (6th Floor of Helen C. White Hall)
Research has shown that, when students write more in a course, they learn course content more effectively and engage more deeply with the material. Learn how to use writing to promote students’ active learning, while maximizing your own time, in any disciplinary or course context. ∆∆


School of Human Ecology News & Events Calendar


School of Human Ecology Advanced Professional Development Seminar (ADV-PDS) Spring 2022 Schedule


Graduate School Professional Development Events Calendar


Student Affairs: Campus Happenings- See the UW Student Affairs news website and scroll to the "current happenings" listing each week.


Social Justice Hub Upcoming Events event calendar




Grad Student PA Position: Madison Guaranteed Income Pilot Program Research Fellow
The UW–Madison Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) seeks a 50% graduate student project assistant (PA) to assist in the evaluation of the Madison Guaranteed Income Pilot Project, also known as the Madison Forward Fund. The Madison Forward Fund is an experiment to determine how a guaranteed base income (GBI) could address poverty and create more access and opportunity for residents and their families struggling economically. The Madison Forward Fund is modeled after the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED), which was the nation’s first municipal-level GBI program. Comparable to SEED, the Madison Forward Fund will evaluate how an income floor of $500 a month can improve the economic security of and well-being of City of Madison residents.

PhD Fellowships in Art History and Visual Studies (including Design History) are available at the University of Oslo

2022-23 Fellowship Opportunities: Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society 

Deadline: January 28th, 2022

The Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia invites applications for sabbatical, postdoctoral, predoctoral, and short-term research fellowships for projects in all fields, and particularly those pertaining to Native American and Indigenous Studies, Early American History and Culture, and the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine. 


The Havens Wright Center at UW-Madison: Managing Director
We are hiring a new managing director to run the Havens Wright Center for Social Justice. This is a full-time position in the sociology department, at the University of Wisconsin Madison. 

Assistant Professor-Educational Foundations: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Teaching Professor-Department of Human Development and Family Studies: University of Wisconsin-Madison


Graduate School Guide to Completing your Degree


Graduate School Degree Deadlines


Dean of Students Office: Graduate Student Assistance Specialist-Elaine Goetz


International Student Services (ISS)


University Health Services (UHS)


Office of the Registrar 


1/24/2022: Grad School deadline to be a dissertator for spring 2022

1/24/2022: Grad School deadline to deposit dissertation for spring 2022 window degree 

1/25/2022: Spring semester instruction begins

1/28/2022: Last day for students to enroll without a $50 late fee

2/2/2022: Last day to drop or withdraw with out a DR noted on transcript

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