UW-Madison’s School of Education celebrated the start of the 2019-20 academic year with its annual Welcome Back Bash event on Thursday, Aug. 29.

And once again, the School welcomed a large cohort of new faculty members, with 13 talented scholars joining the School of Education’s roster since the start of 2019 — with many of those arriving just in time for the start of the new academic year.

Darcy Padilla, assistant professor, Art Department: Padilla joins the School of Education as a faculty member after previously serving as a visiting instructor of photography with the Art Department for the past year. She is a highly regarded documentary photographer who has won multiple major photography awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a W. Eugene Smith grant. Padilla earned her master of fine arts degree from the University of California, Davis, and holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from San Francisco State University.

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