Category Archives: Back of the House

School Lunch

SoHE News & Events: Apr 3–9

Two SoHE faculty win awards | Gaddis op-ed in USA Today | Halpern-Meekin on Big Ten Network | Thomas on WKOW and Madison365 | Hartley on WPR | Bartfeld on food security | and more…

Research Funding Opportunities, News & Info

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) invites proposals for Rapid Response COVID-19 funding, due May 1. The William T. Grant Foundation invites Letters of Intent for its Research Grants on Reducing Inequality program, due May 6. UW-Madison OVCRGE invites applications to the limited competition for NIH Science Education Partner Award (SEPA), for Research Education activities in alignment with the mission areas of the NIH. Internal applications are due May 8.

Empty Shelves Food Store

SoHE News & Events: Mar 27–Apr 2

Image: Empty Shelves Photo by Boris Dunand on Unsplash Thanks for reading our weekly roundup of news and events at the School of Human Ecology. Have something we should know about? Email Public Relations Manager Serena Larkin, or submit your SoHE event via this form. View past issues of news and events here. SoHE scholars in the news Bartfeld quoted on Marketplace about food […]

Research Funding Opportunities, News & Info

The Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) has issued a call to the UW community for rapid response proposals related to COVID-19, due April 15. RWJF invites proposals to its Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions-Cities Program on the topic of health, equity and climate change, due April 30.

Checkbook Balancing

SoHE News & Events: Mar 13–26

SoHE and Extension experts advise on family finances in COVID-19 crisis | DiPrete Brown promotes COVID-19 survey for Wisconsin | Whelan shares tips for mental health under safer-at-home guidance | Keeler profiled in Badger Insider | Addo on the value of a writing community | Shim APLUS research featured on PsychCentral | Outside Magazine highlights Raison’s heat therapy research | Badger$ense covers credit scores for Badger Herald | CFS research cited in Motley Fool | Hartley on parent-child relationships in families with children on the autism spectrum | Shim on young adults’ relationship choices and financial resources | Hilgendorf and Moore on collaborative health equity evaluation models | Ahrens on multiple internships for college students

Personal Finance

SoHE News & Events: Mar 6–12

UW officially launches its first fully online undergraduate degree with SoHE | Kirkorian quoted in New York Times opinion | Flanagan quoted in Washington Post opinion | Robb featured on CBS 58 on coronavirus and investing | Gaddis on New Books Network podcast | Kirkorian on screen time in Vancouver Weekly | Fairbanks to present her work at the Chazen | Raison to present at Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon

COVID-19: A Message from Dean Soyeon Shim

In your classrooms, at home, in the community, ask the unique human-ecological questions that can build knowledge and foster empathy out of this shared experience.

Research Funding Opportunities, News & Info

See new resources for impacts on research due to COVID-19. Applications for mentored scholars are invited by the NIH program in SMPH, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’ Health. The Russell Sage Foundation invites applications to its visiting scholars program. USDA-NIFA has released its call inviting pre- and post-doctoral fellowship applications, including food-related research projects. News items out of NIH include an upcoming NIH-wide strategic plan feedback webinar and updates to NIH’s Continuous Submission Policy.

Rashard Griffith

SoHE News & Events: Feb 28–Mar 5

Rashard Griffith profiled by UW Athletics | Gaddis cited in The Week | Halpern-Meekin and Whelan cited in Psychology Today | Raison talks psychadelics for MDD with MDedge podcast | Whelan discusses fear in the face of tragedy on Channel 3000 | New research by Halpern-Meekin, Hartley, and HDFS grad students | Dean Shim and SoHE undergrad at the “Souper Bowl”

Research funding opportunities, news & info

RWJF Interdisciplinary Research Leaders invites applicants for its leadership program in community health interventions. The Fahs-Beck Fund supports research projects on topics related to social, psychological, behavioral and public health. UW-Madison is holding a limited competition for the John E. Sayer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures. NEH Fellowships are due April 8. And more…

The Rise of the Only Child

SoHE News & Events: Feb 21–27

Halpern-Meekin gives TV interview on single-child families | McInnes highlights heritage marker at SoHE in Cap Times | Addo’s joint open letter on student debt | Mace and Greendeer in prominent Crafts magazine | Gaddis cited by fellow scholars in Aeon | Hark’s work on display at Chazen | Huambachano to present at 2020 Global Health Symposium | Poehlmann-Tynan webinar for foster parents

Research funding opportunities, news & info

Last call for SoHE Course Release Research Incentive Funding, applications are due March 1. Mark your calendars for three upcoming research-related events/workshops: March 4, ED/SBS IRB workshop on international research; March 4, WiscCores Showcase at Union South; and April 7, Grants: Tools for Finding Funding, a grant-seeking workshop for faculty, staff, and students.

School lunch

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.

Child smiles over school lunch tray

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.