SoHE News

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SoHE News: Dec 11–17

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.

Mariaelena Huambachano

Three SoHE faculty put food first: Working at the intersection of culture, knowledge and food

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.

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See the 2020 Design Studies Student Showcase

View student portfolios at the THREADS website. Watch the Facebook Designer Discussion Event. At this time of the year, we would usually be presenting the TFD showcase in the Design Gallery, which gives the rest of the school a chance to see the exciting work that our students have been doing. Of course, that could […]

Talesa Allen

SoHE News: Dec 4–Dec 10

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.

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Partners in Giving: Last Call for 2020

Deadline to e-pledge – DECEMBER 15 2020 We want to send a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated this year! Each and every dollar raised is very appreciated by the organizations and will go to good use in making our world a better place because we are Stronger, Together! Through this campaign you can […]

Cliff Robb

SoHE News: Nov 20–Dec 3

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.

Jerry O'Brien.

SoHE News: Nov 13–19

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.

Charles Raison

SoHE News: Nov 6–Nov 12

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.

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Research Funding Opportunities & Updates

Funding Opportunities
Due 12/1: UW Division of the Arts, Creative Arts Awards
Due 12/1: CCFW/CDL/P25 Research Incentive Funding
Due 12/11: CommNS Research Incentive Funding
Due 12/15: CFS Research Incentive Funding (limited competition)
Due 1/31: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College – Dissertation Fellowships
Training Event
11/17: ED/SBS IRB – Consent Considerations

Sigan Hartley

SoHE News: Oct 30–Nov 5

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.

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Research Funding Opportunities & Updates

Funding Opportunities
Due 12/1: CCFW/CDL/P25 Research Incentive Funding
Due 12/11: CommNS Research Incentive Funding
Due 11/20: ICTR Pilot Projects
Deadline approaching: Due 11/13: VCRGE Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative
Due 1/31/21: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Fenaba Addo

SoHE News: Oct 23–29

Addo featured on NPR’s Marketplace, Gaddis wins IACP book award, Personal Finance majors take 3rd place in financial planning competition, and more.

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Research Funding Opportunities & Updates

Funding Opportunities
Due 12/1: CCFW/CDL/P25 Research Incentive Funding
Due 11/9: Baldwin WI Idea Seed proposals and Project Grant pre-proposals
Due 11/20: ICTR Pilot Projects
Due 12/1: Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy (dissertator award)
Due 12/4: Terra Foundation for American Art – LOI for academic workshop/symposium
Due 12/15: Morgridge Center for Public Service – Community-Based Research grants

SoHE News: Oct 16–22

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.

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Research Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities
Due 11/9: Baldwin WI Idea Seed proposals and Project Grant pre-proposals
Due 11/11: Russell Sage Foundation Research Grants – LOI
Due 11/13: VCRGE Understanding and Reducing Inequality Initiative – Abstract
Due 11/18: Internal Competition deadline for USDA-NIFA Women and Minorities in STEM (WAMS)

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SoHE and CommNS to Partner on 3 New Wisconsin Partnership Program Grants

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.

Heather Kirkorian

SoHE News: Oct 9–15

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.

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Research funding opportunities & more

Funding
Due 11/5: Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant Program
Due 11/15: Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award (for graduate students)
Due 11/15: American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship Award (for graduate students/post-docs)
Due 11/27: NIH Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)
Events
10/16 at 2PM: Webinar on NSF Broader Impacts