Author Archives: Lisa Johnson

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SoHE News & Stories: March 24 -31

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! New Sesame Street Character Presents Autism in a Positive Light Professor Sigan Hartley says that the new character, Julia, will help destigmatize negative images of children with autism and will show that differences are not a bad thing. This character has taken 3 years to develop and is part […]

Career Ecology 2017

Career Ecology: Linking Students to Professionals

A blog by Lisa Johnson | Interior Architecture ’17 As a student, we have all been told a million times about the power of networking and how crucial it is when starting a career. Well as a second semester senior going into Career Ecology, I thought that I had so far built a solid network […]

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For the week of October 1-8, 2015 Click below for more details on what’s been happening SoHE this week! Know Students Interested in Grad School? Now through November, Student Academic Affairs has a series of informational grad school seminars open to all interested students. Please help spread the word about these important dates.         […]

Truman Award Winner

UW-Madison students honored with Truman Scholarships, Udall nomination

  University of Wisconsin-Madison News: The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has selected two University of Wisconsin-Madison students to receive the Truman Scholarship, an award given annually to undergraduates planning careers in public service leadership. As Truman Scholars, Elizabeth Doyle, a junior from Verona, Wisconsin, majoring in community and nonprofit leadership, and Phoenix Rice-Johnson, a junior […]

It's Not Like I'm Poor

New Book by SoHE Professor Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Press Release: MADISON — From welfare to making work pay, government programs have become essential in the financial lives of the working poor, according to a new book. It’s Not Like I’m Poor: How Working Parents Make Ends Meet in a Post-Welfare World explores how lower-income families spend the cash windfall they receive at tax […]

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For the Week of January 4-10, 2015 Check out the various articles that SoHE has been featured in this week! In the News Underserved and Overweight In Common Magazine, Nelson Institute Fall/Winter 2014 Story focus: Brian Christens Self-Help and Self-Improvement for the new year! BBC 4 Radio Show Thinking Allowed 1/5/2015 Story focus: Christine Whelan     […]

Design Thinking Blog

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By Emily Stenz This week we wrapped up our Design Thinking course with final presentations. Each group created boards for their projects and displayed them in the lobby of Nancy Nicholas Hall. All of the projects were successful and provide a great basis for the group taking the class next semester. The different solutions the […]

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The Power of the Plate

Written by: Brett Eby, CNPL graduate (BS 2014) teaching English at TopWay school in Brazil You can travel low, and you can travel high, you can travel far, and you can travel wide; you can go to the mountains, or you can go to the sea, but one thing will never change: people gotta eat. I […]