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Smile for the Camera and SoHE Website

Cheese! Time to get your new photo done for the SoHE website AND have a professional image for presentations and publications. The photo shoot – available for all SoHE grad students, faculty and staff – takes place November 1 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the 100 Women Wall.   Sign up here to schedule your slot. First […]

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SoHE News and Stories: December 15 – December 21

SoHE’s Philanthropy Lab Class |Whelan on NBC 15 News | Fairbanks on WPT Philanthropy Lab Class Awards Three Nonprofit Organizations SoHE’s Philanthropy Lab class distribution of $50,000 to three nonprofit organizations was featured in UW News and the Wisconsin State Journal. The students awarded $10,000 to Horizon High School, $15,000 to Malawi Children’s Village, and […]

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SoHE News and Stories: December 8 – December 14

Kirkorian featured in Popular Science Heather Kirkorian featured in Popular Science HDFS associate professor Heather Kirkorian was featured in the December 6th Popular Science article “Facebook Messenger Kids probably won’t ruin your children” about the new social media app. While there are controversies on bringing kids into the social media world, Kirkorian states how critical it is […]

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Linda Ahlers joins WFAA Board of Directors

Human ecology will once again have an alumni ambassador and advocate on the University of Wisconsin Foundation Board of Directors. Alumna Linda L. Ahlers (Retailing ‘72) was elected to UW-Madison’s official fundraising and gift-receiving organization board. The retired president of Marshall Field’s is serving a first three-year term. “Something that I enjoy and have experience […]

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SoHE News and Stories: December 1 – December 7

PSL Receives Accreditation | Blumenstock Recognized with SSSS Rising Scholar Award Preschool Lab Awarded with National Early Childhood Program Accreditation The Preschool Lab (PSL) has achieved the National Accreditation award from National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA). Having this national accreditation allows PSL to serve low income student families that are eligible for Access for […]

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SoHE News and Stories: November 24 – November 30

Whelan on WISC-TV3 News and Public News Service   Christine Whelan featured on WISC-TV3 News and Public News Service SoHE consumer science faculty member Christine Whelan was featured on WISC-TV3 news and Pubic News Service about managing the stress that comes with holiday shopping. Dr. Whelan discusses the importance of focusing on relationships and experiences while holiday […]

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Lydia Zepeda Elected as an AAAS Fellow

Congratulations to Consumer Science Professor Lydia Zepeda on being elected an American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow. Lydia Zepeda, professor of consumer science, was noted for her research, teaching, and outreach in agricultural economics, including innovative studies of consumer views of agricultural products and their food preferences. According to her research website, Zepeda’s current […]

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SoHE News and Stories: November 10 – November 16

Duncan in Mindful Mag | Raison on 10% Happier | Flanigan’s El Mercurio interview Larissa Duncan featured in Mindful Magazine Larissa Duncan, Ph.D., Elizabeth C. Davies Chair in Child & Family Well-Being and HDFS Associate Professor, has been listed as a top leader in mindfulness research in the December issue of Mindful magazine. Dr. Duncan is a […]

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SoHE News and Stories: October 27 – November 2

Heather Kirkorian Quoted in Wisconsin Public Television Article | New Faculty Member Margaret Kerr | NCFR Student Honors   Heather Kirkorian Quoted in WPT Article HDFS associate professor Heather Kirkorian was quoted by Wisconsin Public Television discussing kids and screen time. The article covers how highly critical it is that parents pay attention to the content they […]

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SoHE News & Stories: April 29 – May 6

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! SoHE Student Spotlighted for Prairie Exhibit SoHE Design Studies graduate student Liz Anna Kozik delves into the UW-Madison Arboretum with the installation of her new exhibit “Stories in the Land.”Kozik has created full-length comics, tapestries and wooden signs to tell the story of UW’s Curtis Prairie, […]

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SoHE News & Stories: April 14 – April 21

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week!   Research in the Rotunda = SoHE Shines! Sponsored by UWSA, Research in the Rotunda is a stunning showcase of the breadth of work happening across the System- special s/o to SoHE undergrad students and their faculty mentors who presented more than twenty posters – […]

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SoHE News & Stories: April 7 – April 14

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! Dean Shim Helps Combat UW Bullying  An article in this week’s Cap Times highlighted SoHE’s Dean Soyeon Shim’s efforts to confront the rise in faculty bullying at UW-Madison. More than 35% of faculty have experienced “hostile” behavior, according to a recent UW Madison survey. Dean Shim advocates […]

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SoHE News & Stories: March 31- April 7

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! Bakken: Evaluation, Ethics and Integrity Associate Professor Lori Bakken has been named to the American Evaluation Association Guiding Principles For Evaluators.  The AEA is a professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. […]

Albert Burgess-Hull to Join Bouchet Society

Albert Burgess-Hull will be inducted into the prestigious Bouchet Society on March 14. Burgess-Hull is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), School of Human Ecology at UW-Madison. Burgess-Hull’s research examines how the social network influences a person’s ability to quit smoking, gaining national attention. Duke University awarded him […]

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UW Students Share Design Thinking Skills in Kenyan Project

Photo: SoHE student Emma Wiessner working in Kenya Blog by UW-Madison student Danielle Syse Sustainable Design Thinking Team Journeys to Kenya Over the past few years, University of Wisconsin-Madison students have been experiencing meaningful, real-world innovative projects through the student-run organization Insight Wisconsin. In an effort to unearth meaningful solutions, Insight Wisconsin encourages collaborations using the […]

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SoHE News & Stories: March 3 -10

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! Stacy Igel Receives Forward Under 40 Award SoHE alum Stacy Igel (99’) continues to rack-up UW accolades. This month she was announced as the winner of the 2017 Forward Under 40 Award. The Boy Meets Girl fashion line founder also received the 2016 Wisconsin Idea […]

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SoHE News & Stories: February 3-10

Take a look at what’s happening in SoHE this week! The Teachings of a Good Citizen Read up on a recently published research journal speaking about the necessity to educate the young on what it means to be a good citizen. Experts, including Associate Dean Connie Flanagan, examine how community improvement projects and learning about good citizenship […]

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SoHE News & Stories: January 20-27 2017

  Take a look at what’s happening in SoHE this week! HDFS Professor Addresses Incarceration and The Effect on Children In a recent report by U.S. News, Human Development and Family Studies Professor Julie Poehlmann-Tynan addressed the risks associated with child development when a parent is incarcerated and how caregivers can help maintain a safe, […]

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SoHE Stories: December 8-14 2016

A weekly wrap of news and media mentions We’ve said all along, “giving back” is in our DNA — this time we get to give a little back to a few lucky people…drum roll…envelope please….and the winners of a little bit o’swag are: Assist Professor Kendra Alexander – gift certificate to Monks Professor Jenny Angus […]

And the EcoWell Idea to Action Fellowship goes to….

Maria Amalia Wood!! Congratulations to Maria, a design graduate student in SoHE, who has been awarded the first ever EcoWell Idea to Action Fellowship.  The EcoWell Idea to Action Fellowship received applications from both undergraduate and graduate students from all four departments. Each idea that was submitted was innovative and was focused on creating a […]

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Fashion, Fun and Sustainable Living

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being at the University of Wisconsin-Madison enthusiastically invites the public to attend our annual RePLAY: Sustainable Kids’ Fashion Show and Educational Play Event. RePLAY will be held at Nancy Nicholas Hall, School of Human Ecology, Sunday December 11 from 3:00-5:00 pm. The event is free, family-friendly, and open to […]

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EcoWell Fall 2016 Survey – Your Voice Requested!

SoHE faculty and staff, Please take less than 5 minutes to share your voice in shaping EcoWell@SoHE by filling out the crisp and beautiful google form below. https://goo.gl/forms/QoZVoWsaNJCiCPRv2 EcoWell takes an ecology and it needs your input! Thank you!! Sincerely grateful to be in community with you all, David Charles Metler

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RePLAY: Sustainable Kids Fashion Show & Educational Play Event

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being is currently planning the 4th Annual RePLAY event for Sunday, December 11th from 3-5pm! RePLAY starts with a sustainable kids fashion show, for which we’ve hand chosen clothing items from thrift stores and children’s consignment shops around Madison for the children to model. Children will be escorted down the […]

One SoHE Dialogue Recap and Self-Care@SoHE Resources!

The One SoHE Dialogue on Self-Care and Social Justice held last Friday October 28th was a historic event for our school and kudos to our SoHE student facilitators Daria Powell and Emma Cox for facilitating the dialogue!  This was a significant dialogue for our school and it was meaningful to have representation and voice from SoHE undergrads, […]