Wisconsin HOPE Lab

at Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, Suite L139, Madison, 53706 United States

The nation's only translational research laboratory aimed at increasing equity in postsecondary education.

Wisconsin HOPE Lab
Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, Suite L139
Madison , WI 53706
United States
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HARVESTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION Directed by Sara Goldrick-Rab Participation in Wisconsin postsecondary education is growing but students from low­‐income households, students of color, and students who are the first in their families to attend college are still being left behind. Ensuring that these students fulfill their potential requires finding new and effective ways to level the playing field, minimizing barriers to college completion by identifying replicable and sustainable interventions. The Wisconsin HOPE Lab is the nation’s first laboratory for translational research aimed at such, working to identify new problems and opportunities, develop appropriate interventions and evaluate them, and share knowledge with policymakers and practitioners in a timely manner.

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Today we congratulate 3 members of our team who are receiving new degrees. Drew Anderson and Peter Kinsley will receive doctorates in economic and educational policy respectively, and Minh Tuyền Lê Mai will receive her master's degree in educational policy!

Published on 2015-05-15 14:56:38 GMT

Managing director Jed Richardson comments on college affordability & the Wisconsin Idea http://whywiidea.journalism.wisc.edu/teaching/tuition/

Published on 2015-05-15 03:40:45 GMT

Tomorrow we will host a discussion with David Monagan of the City University of New York, titled "Surviving the Gauntlet: Adult Undergraduates in American Higher Education." 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Room 198, Education Building UW-Madison

Published on 2015-05-11 20:02:00 GMT

JOBS- IMMEDIATE OPENINGS Sara Goldrick-Rab is seeking several undergraduate or graduate student assistants to work at the Wisconsin HOPE Lab on book projects in May and June. Position #1: Assistant tasked with compiling citations and references and assembling table notes. This person should be highly detail-oriented and available to work up to 20 hours per week at the standard UW student rate between May 1-June 10. Position #2: Strong writer who will use interview transcripts to construct portraits of undergraduates' lives. This person should be a strong writer, available to work 10-20 hours per week at the standard UW student rate between May 1- June 20. If interested in either of these positions, please send a note describing your relevant experience to Managing Director Jed Richardson at jed.richardson@wisc.edu