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OT News

Tue
Apr
15
Professor Elizabeth Larson was duly recognized for her knowledge and expertise at the 94th AOTA conference in Baltimore this April. In addition to her achievement, several OT faculty and students presented posters at the conference.
Wed
Apr
09
Theodore Howard and Sabrina Hilton, both of whom are pursuing graduate degrees from UW-Madison’s Master of Science-Occupational Therapy Program (MSOT) will have work featured in the eighth annual Health Sciences Student Art Show. The event runs from April 10 through May 9 in the Historical Reading Room and Third Floor Gallery of the Ebling Library. An opening reception is Thursday, April 10 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Tue
Apr
01
This partnership consists of a multi-year effort to co-design and implement three components of educator preparation focused on skills development and supplying a high-quality workforce to MMSD schools –- starting with new educator induction and mentoring this fall. MMSD’s Board of Education voted to approve the Forward Madison initiative at its meeting Monday night.
Sat
Mar
29
The Wisconsin Collaborative Education Research Network (the Network) is a match-making endeavor that is designed to facilitate relationships among university researchers and educators to create new pathways for innovating teaching and learning practices. The Network is a collaborative effort between the UW-Madison School of Education, Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
Tue
Mar
25
There is a new dance craze sweeping over the UW-Madison School of Education as we prepare for the 2014 Wisconsin Football Spring Game on April 12. We call it the “Literacy Shuffle” –- and all are invited to join in on the fun.
Tue
Mar
25
In an effort to provide a welcoming dining experience for all and to educate the public about autism, students and faculty at UW-Madison are playing a leading role in putting together a Community Inclusion Dining event at a local Culver’s restaurant. This function runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 31, at the Culver’s located at 2102 W. Beltline Hwy.
Tue
Mar
11
The U.S. News & World Report's graduate school rankings slot UW-Madison’s School of Education fifth overall, behind only Johns Hopkins University, Vanderbilt University, Harvard University and Stanford University. This marks the 15th time in the past 16 years that, according to U.S. News, UW-Madison has maintained a top 10 ranking among all schools of education.
Thu
Mar
06
Students voted in support of a Recreational Sports Master Plan that will significantly upgrade campus’ heavily used recreational sports facilities. The ASM Spring Elections were held from March 3-5 with a final vote of 12,070 to 1,914 in favor of the plan.
Wed
Mar
05
chool of Education Dean Julie Underwood is one of four finalists for provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University Communications announced Wednesday. The provost is the chief academic officer of the university, responsible for overseeing and coordinating the curricular, student and faculty life on campus. In the absence of the chancellor, the provost assumes the role of chief executive.
Mon
Feb
17
The latest edition of OT Practice features an in-depth article about children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families eating out in public. The event was coordinated and the article was written by UW occupational therapy faculty and students.
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