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Jennifer Gaddis

The personal is political. I joined the Department of Civil Society and Community Studies in August 2014 after earning a Ph.D. from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. With a B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering and teaching experience in Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, and Political Science, my background reflects the interdisciplinary ethic […]

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SoHE’s Design Thinking Initiative Drives UW’s First Leadership Circle for Innovation

For the past several years, the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology (SoHE) has been campus’ active driver of design thinking, a problem-solving and idea generating process used by organizations and corporations worldwide to solve complex problems. SoHE’s Design Thinking Initiative has delivered the process to UW-Madison through coursework, collaborations, and, now, the university’s first group […]

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CNPL Undergrad Wins Fellowship

UW-Madison sophomore Mallory Swenson (Community & Nonprofit Leadership) , in partnership with the the Lussier Community Education Center in Madison, WI, has been awarded a 2016-17 Wisconsin Idea Fellowship to help the center increase nutrition at its food pantry. The project was one of nine selected for the 18th annual Wisconsin Idea Fellowships, a program […]

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Centers of Excellence Spring into Action

The University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Human Ecology’s Centers of Excellence are off to a wonderful start in 2016. We have been steadily developing our strategic plans and infrastructure over the past two years. 2016 marks a new point in this process – we are fully positioned to take our School of Human […]

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SoHE Stories: Feb. 12-18

Who’s in the news and what’s new at SoHE for the week of February 12-18 Pink Tax?! Christie Whelan in the Department of Consumer Science, weighs in with US News & World Report on “shrink it and pink it” increased price for women’s products.   Financial Literacy is Essential, No Matter what Income “Households are the backbone of […]

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CNPL Faculty & Research

Lori Bakken CV Associate Professor 4145 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-890-0221 Brian Christens CV Associate Professor 4155 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-265-9169 Connie Flanagan CV Professor 4153 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-263-2291 Jennifer Gaddis Assistant Professor 4251 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 617-320-4501   Leah Horowitz Assistant Professor 80, Science Hall Michael […]

Intern’s Eye View: Can Experience Be Taught?

Erin Miller, a rising senior majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership in the School of Human Ecology, is the current intern for the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (the CommNS).   As a student here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership, I have gotten to know a wide variety […]

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Baldwin Award: Lunch Ladies as change agents

Every day, all across the United States, more than thirty-one million children eat federally subsidized lunches, thanks to the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Started just one year after the end of World War II, the NSLP has been federally mandated to promote both the health of domestic agriculture and child nutrition. Recently, the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act […]

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Dr. Christens to lead study on obesity prevention in the Badger State

Partnership Program launches Obesity Prevention Initiative Submitted by Lisa Hildebrand, senior public affairs, UW-Health (608) 890-8490 The Wisconsin Partnership Program at UW-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) has committed more than $8.6 million to address the state’s obesity epidemic. More than two dozen faculty and staff from UW’s School of Human Ecology (SoHE), College […]

Center Affiliates

Center Affiliates The Center for Child and Family Well-being has affiliates both internal and external to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please see below for an up-to-date list of affiliates. 2017-2018 Affiliates List Cynthie K. Anderson Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Wisconsin-Madison Angela Rose Black Founder/CEO Mindfulness for the People Karen Bogenschneider […]

Events & Outreach

Special Events Upcoming: 2017 Fundraising and Development for Nonprofits Conference: May 31-June 2, 2017 Past Events: 19 Movie Showing: February 22nd, 12-1:30pm 3rd Annual Fall Event 2015 ECO Midwest Regional Conference Brownbag Series This series provides a platform for students, researchers, and nonprofit professionals to exchange ideas & improve skills in research and practice. Upcoming […]

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SoHE Recognizes Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Excellence

This annual award program (launched in 2016) is designed to implement one of the key features of the SoHE 5-year Strategic Plan (2012-2017) – to recognize and uplift the work of our outstanding faculty, staff and graduate employees. Academic and University Staff Award:  Demonstration of the SoHE Vision Pillars in action, sustained excellence, positive peer or supervisor […]