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SoHE News and Events: May 4 – 10

Assoc. Prof. Bakken publishes book | Fashion show award winners |   Associate Professor Lori Baaken Publishes New Book CNPL Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Lori Bakken, M.S., Ph.D., published her new book, Evaluation Practice for Collaborative Growth: A Guide to Program Evaluation with Stakeholders and Communities. It’s described as highlighting “the approaches, tools, and techniques that […]

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SoHE News and Events: April 27 – May 3

SoHE Professor Julie Poehlmann-Tynan Receives UW2020 Grant Julie Poehlmann-Tynan was awarded a UW2020 grant for her project Improving Outcomes for Incarcerated Parents and their Children through Enhanced Jail Visits. UW2020 is a research funding program that promotes highly innovative research at UW-Madison over the next 5 years. The goal of the program is to support research projects that are high-risk, high-impact, […]

Majid Sarmadi

Majid Sarmadi, 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award Winner

SoHE’s Majid Sarmadi is one of twelve faculty members chosen to receive a 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award. This award recognizes the high quality teaching of some of the university’s most exceptional educators. Design Studies professor Majid Sarmadi is the recipient of this year’s Van Hise Outreach Teaching Award. This award was created to recognize excellence […]

Whirling Return of the Ancestors

Whirling Return of the Ancestors in the News

The Ruth Davis Design Gallery exhibit Whirling Return of the Ancestors is featured in the UW News article New exhibit pushes viewers to connect with an African tradition of honoring ancestors. The article walks you through the exhibit describing the elaborate costumes, lively music and upbeat feel of the gallery. Evjue-Bascom Professor Henry Drewal worked on the […]

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Get Happy, Feel Special

Christine Whelan is a clinical professor in the Department of Consumer Science. She is the director of the Money, Relationships & Equality Initiative in the School of Human Ecology. Dr. Whelan teaches and researches on topics of self-improvement, gender, relationships formation and purpose throughout the life course. Whelan is featured in this On Wisconsin Magazine article, Get Happy, talking about […]

Jennifer Angus

“Dying of Curiosity” at the Hudson River Museum

Textiles and Fashion Design professor Jennifer Angus’s “Dying of Curiosity” is an elaborate site-specific work comprised of 1,800 preserved insects arranged in geometric patterns throughout the Great Hall of Glenview, the historic home at the Hudson River Museum, in Yonkers, NY. This installation is part of the exhibit “The Neo-Victorians: Contemporary Artists Revive Gilded-Age Glamour” and […]

Erica Hess

SoHE Grad Student Erica Hess Wins Award

Congratulations to SoHE grad student Erica Hess who won an Early Excellence grad student award. This is an award given out to graduate student for exceptional teaching. Erica is a third-year MFA student in Human Ecology, specializing in Design Studies. She has taught classes in textile design, including printing and dyeing, and manual and computer-generated […]

Coffee with the Deans

Coffee with the Deans

SoHE graduate students, you are invited to join Dean William Karpus and Dean Soyeon Shim for Coffee with the Deans on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, from 9:00am to 10:30am in 1199 Wisconsin Idea Room, Nancy Nicholas Hall. Your comments will contribute a student perspective to the Graduate School and the School of Human Ecology’s planning and direction.  In particular, we […]

Lorna Nagler with Students

Nagler’s 2017 Exec-in-Residence Recap

SoHE alumna Lorna Nagler (Retailing ’78) served as fall 2017’s Alumni Executive in Residence for the Kohl’s Center for Retailing. Throughout the semester, Nagler traveled back-and-forth from her Florida home to UW-Madison to share her industry expertise and work individually with Retailing and Consumer Behavior (RCB) students. “My one-on-one time with the students was so […]

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Associate Dean Flanagan Receives Slesinger Award

Connie Flanagan honored for excellence in mentoring Congratulations to SoHE’s Associate Dean and Vaughan Bascom Professor in Women, Family, and Community, Connie Flanagan, who has received the 2017-2018 Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring. This award is given each year to a member of the UW-Madison academic community who has demonstrated exceptional mentoring to women […]

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SoHE News and Stories: November 3-9

Jerry O’Brien Featured in Channel 3000 Madison and in National Retail Federation Article SoHE professor and director of Kohl’s Center for Retailing Excellence Jerry O’Brien was mentioned in the news twice this week. In this article, O’Brien discusses changing college students perception of retail at the National Retail Federation’s Retail Academic Symposium. Here O’Brien talks […]

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SoHE Hosting Two Installations

Join us for SoHE’s two installation projects, now through November 6th.   Remembrance and Celebration Remembrance and Celebration is a participatory art project that invites us to come together in the by creating individual alters for a larger public altar, all in remembrance for people who have passed. The project is going on now in the […]