An accomplished class of human ecologists transitions from SoHE in this spring’s commencement.
Three CNPL grads featured by university, Wong explains rebuilding local consumer confidence, RCB major talks fashion with The Black Voice, Whelan on pandexit resocialization, and more.
Gaddis cited in The New Republic, Whelan advises on making your “pandexit,” Bogenschneider publishes second edition of researcher-policymaker engagement handbook with Routledge, and more.
The UW–Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research has awarded a Clinical & Community Outcomes Research Pilot Award to a new project by Drs. Alvin Thomas and Tova Walsh, in collaboration with the Milwaukee-based African American Breastfeeding Network, to explore opportunities for Black fathers to support positive maternal child health outcomes.
Thomas speaks with WORT and PBS Wisconsin on recent events’ impact on Black Americans’ mental health; Whelan joins Badger Talks on post-COVID socializing; Dodge Francis publishes new research on COVID-19 stress and coping among Native American and Alaska Natives; and more.
SoHE PIs will examine the relationship between minimum wage policies and low-income families’ access to financial services, and how COVID-19 affected essential immigrant workers.
The fiftieth anniversary of this national annual celebration spotlights the needs of young children and their families and recognizes the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers recognizes the quick and thoughtful responses of two SoHE experts in addressing pandemic-related financial challenges for families, couples, and individuals.
Bartfeld wins CALS award and speaks with NPR’s Marketplace, Harvey research noted in New York Times, Huambachano to keynote Global Health Initiative summit 4/14, McInnes to discuss Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages 4/12, Duncan to present on mental health for farmers 4/9, and more.
New research from Drs. Harvey, Dodge Francis, and Papp; HDFS PhD student Tia Murray on the role of doulas in addressing the racial inequities in Madison-area maternal and child health; Whelan on pandemic parenting on The Today Show; Gaddis on school lunch in The Conversation; and more.
Halpern-Meekin discusses the poverty aids in the newly passed American Rescue Plan on WPR, Kirkorian shares tips on transitioning kids back to in-person schooling, Collins describes the WisconsinSaves program on Yahoo! Finance, Gaddis on extended school lunch program through summer, Huambachano to keynote UW Global Health Symposium, and more.
Sarmiento quoted in LA Times, Halpern-Meekin on poverty impacts of COVID relief bill, grad student Evans keynotes for Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board, Shin publishes on community design for aging residents, Ashton publishes on food safety history, and more.
A member of the SoHE Board of Visitors and a fixture of Madison’s design and philanthropic communities, Phillip Levy was a determined advocate for people-centered design and the human ecology approach. The Phillip A. Levy Design Excellence Fund will help to honor his legacy.
Whelan audiobook places in Audible’s top 10 for nonfiction; Muentner, Weymouth, and Poehlmann-Tynan publish on the impact of children witnessing a father’s arrest; two SoHE alumnae named in In Business Madison’s 40 under 40; Collins introduces “WisconsinSaves” program on Channel 3000; Interior Architecture undergrad highlighted by Nelson Institute; and more.
Due 3/8: Applications for PA support for Extension-related activities
Due 4/1: Indigenous EcoWell small grant
Due 7/15: NSF Developmental Sciences (DS) and Social Psychology programs
Read the NIH Notice of Intent to Publish an FOA on Structural Racism and Discrimination (SRD)
4/7: ED/SBS IRB – I Have IRB Approval-Now What?
Keeler joins SustainUW podcast to speak on American Indian activism, Collins discusses Wisconsin’s retirement crisis on WORT and publishes report on reverse mortgages, Raison co-chairs steering committee for psychedelics education symposium, Shim publishes on financial satisfaction related to college payment method, and more.
Fairbanks patents Hello! Loom, Collins features in UW Now livestream event, Thomas to present to Wisconsin Legislative Black Caucus, Dong highlighted for teaching innovation, and more.
Even while welcoming students to UW’s very first online undergraduate degree this past fall in Personal Finance, SoHE was gearing up to launch a second offering for non-residential students. The new program expands the pool of students who can join the university’s world-class community of learning.
NEA grant to support Angus exhibit at Staten Island Museum, new SoHE online degree highlighted by UW, returning personal finance student featured on NHL.com, and more.
Dr. Lauren Papp and HDFS grad student Alexandra Barringer used ecological momentary assessment to identify academic factors that trigger college students’ prescription stimulant misuse, with implications that may aid prevention efforts.
Poehlmann-Tynan publishes on prisons’ family communication policies during COVID-19; Whelan publishes audio lecture series with The Great Courses; Raison discusses depression’s evolutionary role and treatments in longform interview; Carter guests on Bard podcast; and more.
A Q&A with Dr. Christine Whelan, whose new 10-lecture Audible Originals series from The Great Courses shares the research, resources, and personal experiences that have driven her work over the years.
Litzelman reports on Wisconsin community organizations’ efforts to combat loneliness during the pandemic, Fairbanks conversation on social weaving published in Textile: Cloth and Culture, Dong comments on the wellbeing design components of interiors, and more.
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.