His transformation of UW’s personal finance major, founding of the Badger$ense program, and personable commitment to his students’ learning and growth landed Dr. Robb the “Class of 1955” Teaching Excellence Award.
Robb wins distinguished teaching award from university, news from two Design Studies alumnae, Nix joins Pediatrics podcast to discuss his toddler healthy eating research, Huambachano publishes on Peruvian Amazonian land management models, Whelan advises on battling the winter blues, and more.
Barringer, Papp publish on college students’ Rx stimulant misuse; Thomas presents tonight to the Real Dads Network; CSCR PhD student writes in Edge Effects about Indigenous food revival; Emeritus Prof. Riley comments on best/worst states to raise a family; and more.
Nix “Recipe 4 Success” research written up in Reuters, Collins discusses the meager stimulus checks with Yahoo! Finance, HDFS PhD student cited in The Progressive on psychedelics and Indigenous communities, and more.
New CFS research on millennials’ pandemic finances featured on Yahoo! Finance, Nix research on preschool social-emotional program written up in Consumer Affairs, Litzelman and grad students publish on cancer survivors’ spouses’ mental health, new Angus show upcoming, and more.
Food is both a central, shared experience of everyday human life and a nexus of cultural, political, environmental, and economic questions that speak to our broader values as a society. Drs. Jennifer Gaddis, Mariaelena Huambachano, and Judi Bartfeld study food systems in depth from different yet intersecting angles, all committed to advancing healthy, whole meals for more people in communities across the U.S. and the world.
Dr. Kasey Keeler, assistant professor of Civil Society and Community Studies and of American Indian Studies, has won a prestigious fellowship with the UW Institute for Research in the Humanities, which will support her work on a book about Native American land ownership and identity.
Two CNPL grads highlighted by the university, Dong on feng shui and wellbeing, Fairbanks workshop and show upcoming, Kerr on the pandemic’s toll on women, Murray on resale fashion, O’Brien on airline mask policies, and more.
SoHE’s Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Dr. Janean E’guya Dilworth-Bart has won the 2020-21 Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring, a UW award recognizing faculty who have made an exceptional effort in mentoring women faculty at the university.
Robb, Wong, and O’Brien lend insights on Black Friday 2020; Angus & Fairbanks featured in new international show; new research from Huambachano, DiPrete Brown, Gaddis, Horowitz, Bea, Raison, and Hartley; and more.
O’Brien talks retail trends and shopping local with Channel 3000, Raison on the mental health impacts of COVID-19, Collins on voter turnout, new paper from Poehlmann-Tynan, and more.
Raison joins scientific advisory board of John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, Whelan discusses staying happy under stricter safer-at-home orders, Collins talks military debt with Wallethub, Robb on the debt and homeownership connection, and more.
Hartley wins major NIH grant with Waisman Center, Wong featured on Marketplace, new Angus show at MOWA given rave review, Dilworth-Bart on scholar-activism and wellness, Community Altar Project featured in Cap Times, and more.
Students in Dr. Marina Moskowitz’s First-Year Interest Group (FIG) course explore American political history through textiles and offer fellow students and Wisconsinites a point of connection through their collective final project.
Addo featured on NPR’s Marketplace, Gaddis wins IACP book award, Personal Finance majors take 3rd place in financial planning competition, and more.
The scholarship, which is the largest awarded on campus, recognizes a junior or senior who has a solid academic record, has demonstrated leadership capability, and has made an outstanding volunteer contribution to the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their community.
The Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Consortium center just announced the 11 projects it will fund for 2020-21, with 3 SoHE faculty among the project leads.
SoHE and CommNS win 3 WPP grants, Addo featured in Newsweek on pandemic economic relief, Duncan publishes on postpartum wellbeing, Community Altar Project goes virtual for 2020, and more.
The School of Human Ecology and the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies will partner on three of six new grants announced Friday by the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The grants, each of $1 million over five years, support community-academic partnerships designed to improve health outcomes by addressing the social determinants that influence health and well-being over the course of a lifetime.
Kirkorian to feature in Wisconsin Science Festival with comedian Shane Mauss, Poehlmann-Tynan and Kerr win inaugural Olson Grant from the National Council on Family Relations, Whelan describes “acedia” on Channel 3000, Mary Hark presents on papermaking with Badger Talks next week, and more.
Collins in Reuters on pandemic spending, Kerr on WPR on parent well-being, Raison in a new film on narrative-based healing, CommNS annual event next week, and more.
Next Monday, October 12, Wisconsin will celebrate its second official Indigenous Peoples Day. At the School of Human Ecology, special events, plus ongoing efforts, honor the Indigenous people who have called Wisconsin home since time immemorial.
Kerr recommends “relational savoring” for parents on NBC 26, Raison joins WPR to talk psilocybin treatments for MDD, Wong publishes new paper on savings automation, and more.
Fairbanks featured in a new Amazon documentary, Addo cited in The New Republic, Papp publishes on young people’s opioid misuse, and more.