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SoHE News & Events: Feb 14–20

Readers respond to Gaddis op-ed | Fairbanks residency at Villa Terrace | Raison discusses inflammation, psychedelics, and depression with two podcasts | Badger$ense advises on how to read a job offer | New research from CSCS grad student with Morgridge colleagues

Research funding opportunities, news & info

The Terra Foundation for American Art invites LOI for its Academic Workshop and Symposium Grant program. Russell Sage Foundation is accepting applications to its Small Grants program. Save the date! Grant-seeking workshop will be held at SoHE on Tuesday April 7, 2020.

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SoHE News & Events: Feb 7–13

Gaddis op-ed in the New York Times | Angus featured in the Isthmus | Wong research on the materialism-happiness connection compared between US and East Asian cultures | Raison research on exercise and depression | Carter to talk on natural history collecting in the 19th century

Research funding opportunities, news & info

4W Engagement Grants for graduate students and Innovation Grants for faculty & staff are due March 2nd. News out of NIH: Notices of Special Interest (NOSI) are a new way for NIH to announce funding for specific scientific topics of interest.

Aaron Bird Bear, assistant dean for Student Diversity Programs, speaks to members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and other UW community members during a heritage marker dedication ceremony for the "Our Shared Future" plaque on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

SoHE News & Events: Jan 31–Feb 6

Image: Aaron Bird Bear, assistant dean for Student Diversity Programs, speaks to members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and other UW community members during a heritage marker dedication ceremony for the “Our Shared Future” plaque on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on June 18, 2019. (Photo by Bryce Richter /UW-Madison) Thanks for reading our weekly […]

Research funding opportunities, news & info

The Spitze Land Grant Faculty Award for Excellence invites nominations for faculty who exemplify the Land Grant philosophy through sustained research, teaching, and outreach. The UW Global Health Institute Planetary Health Scholars program supports graduate students and their advisors in fields of planetary and human health. The Wisconsin Partnership Program invites LOIs for its 2020 Community Impact Grant Program. The UW Center for the Humanities invites multidisciplinary workshop proposals from teams across campus.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

4W Innovation Grants invite applications from faculty and staff. Spencer Foundation invites applications to its Small Grants on Education program. American Philosophical Society welcomes applications in Native American linguistics and ethnohistory. In policy news, NSF has released the 2020 proposal and award guidelines, which includes changes to Current and Pending Support and Biosketch formatting.

Fenaba Addo

Three SoHE Faculty Earn Tenure

Congratulations to Fenaba Addo, Carolee Dodge Francis, and Marianne Fairbanks!

Research funding opportunities, news & info

SoHE incentive funding opportunity: CCFW/CDL/P25 invites research proposals, due February 14th. SoHE course release incentive funding applications are due March 1st. Newly released: Alliant Energy Center Foundation invites applications for small community grants, due March 1. Several ED/SBS IRB workshops are offered in the coming semester.

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SoHE News & Events: Jan 17–23

Poehlmann-Tynan on child visitation rooms in prisons | Center for Financial Security to advise national program to counsel low- and moderate-income consumers | Whelan discusses Madison’s #1 work-life balance ranking and on New Year’s Resolutions | Raison live event on the mind-body connection | Fairbanks to speak at Kent State | Shim’s new research on the college-to-career financial transition | Dodge Francis on diversifying the research profession

Research funding opportunities, news & info

Find the complete list of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opps, news & info” blog. Funding Opportunities for the week of January 13-17, 2020 INTERNAL – SoHE: SoHE research leads have issued calls for research incentive funding (“seed”) proposals for 2019-20, available only to those in SoHE. Proposal due dates are as […]

Charles Raison

SoHE News & Events: Jan 10–16

Facebook Live event with Raison on the mind-body connection to wellbeing | SoHE students win prestigious awards | New research from Poehlmann-Tynan and SoHE alumni and grad students | Gaddis Q&A in Wisconsin State Journal | Horowitz on unprecedented Australia wildfires

Research funding opportunities, news & info

SoHE internal funding opportunities will close in mid-January. A final reminder that the ICTR Pilot Award program LOI deadline is January 15th. Newly released: The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood invites LOIs, due January 31, 2020.

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SoHE News & Events: Dec 20–Jan 9

Speaking events by Keeler, Dilworth-Bart, and Whelan | New research from Kirkorian and Raison | Collins, Robb, Kirkorian, Gaddis, Papp, Angus, Olive, Lepe, and Flanagan in the news

Textile Tuesday display poster

Textile Tuesday: A Recap of 2019

Marina Moskowitz is the Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture, and Design, in the Design History department of the School of Human Ecology. A year ago, a unique collaboration between student researchers, the SoHE Communications team, and the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection (HLATC) launched the year-long Textile Tuesday project to celebrate […]

Ember hall and Innovation Lab rendering August 2019

Innovation in Teaching & Celebrating Donors: Transforming the Second Floor

Details on construction to run February through August 2020 Innovation Lab: Fostering tomorrow’s breakthroughs A successful learning environment for innovation fosters creativity and brings together groups of students and faculty to collaborate, exchange ideas, feel engaged, and be a part of a team. Starting February 2020 construction on the new Innovation Lab will begin, transforming […]

Research funding opportunities for this week

SoHE research funding opportunities have been issued. UW Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program (IARP) proposals are due January 31. Russell Sage Foundation is accepting applicants to one of four summer institutes, with due dates in February.

Students show off the garments they designed in Professor Angus's Printing & Dyeing class, with Rob Bowhan.

SoHE Design Students Learn from Local Street Wear Shop Owner Rob Bowhan

The owner of local shop August lends his expertise and experience to hopeful, budding designers.

Four shopping interface examples with a brown leather chair: still image, video, 3D, and 3D virtual reality.

SoHE News & Events: Dec 13–19

3D VR shopping’s impact on consumer decision-making | New research on bipolar depression treatment | O’Brien on the shortened holiday season and door-buster deals’ legality | Gaddis interviewed in Cap Times

Dakota Mace and Satillo serape

Textile Tuesday: Dye Analysis of a Saltillo Serape

Serape, Saltillo, Mexico, early 19th century, woven wool and cotton. Carolyn Jenkinson is the Curator of Collections of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection When faced with a lack of information about a historic textile, museum curators use many contextual clues such as textile structures and material or dye types to help identify how old […]

Jennifer Gaddis Faculty

SoHE News & Events: Dec 6–12

Gaddis op-ed in Washington Post shared by Bernie Sanders | Sarmadi discusses Pantone’s “Classic Blue” | Flanagan on youth environmental engagement | New research from Huambachano | Wright reviews Chazen show | Mace profile featured in Tone Madison | Micro-podcast on “digital parenting” | Whelan hosts a “Dinner On Wisconsin”

Research funding opps, news & info

SoHE internal funding opportunities are available. Morgridge Center for Public Service CBR grants and course development grants are due January 3rd. Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program invites proposals for artist residencies. UW’s Data Science is hosting the Data Science Research Bazaar on January 24-25.

Now Open: Nominations for SoHE’s 2020 Alumni Awards

Know a great alum who deserves some recognition? Nominate them!