Wong to present to Social Security Advisory Board; Undergrads highlighted by the university; Kirkorian on proposed “Instagram for Kids”; new research from Papp, Nix; and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Addo featured on NPR’s Marketplace, Gaddis wins IACP book award, Personal Finance majors take 3rd place in financial planning competition, and more.
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.
Angus opens a new show in Pittsburgh, Huambachano discusses Indigenous food sovereignty, Litzelman on the cancer caregiver burden, Whelan on back-to-school shopping changes, highlights from Human Ecology MS 2020 grads, and more.
Mace wins Fellowship.art award, Whelan discusses marriage and birth rate trends, Carter’s material culture take on “The Goonies,” Raison to present on depression and the pandemic, and more.
Scholars in the program, hosted by the Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Center, especially appreciated the opportunity to connect directly with one another and with mentors during online office hours.
CDMC gallery exhibitions now available online, Kerr TV interview on parenting stresses under COVID-19, Ponto wins data science research grant from American Family Insurance, new food security mapping tool from Bartfeld featured in Mid-West Farm Report, and more.
Poehlmann-Tynan research with Sesame Workshop featured by university, Thomas talks mental health with alumni for UW Now, CFS RDRC hosts its second annual Junior Scholars in Training program, and more.
Harvey on alternative financial services in times of crisis, Addo on compounded financial pressures for Black Americans, Hartley on the Alzheimers-Down Syndrome link, Kirkorian on screentime for young children, Ponto on emerging tech trends, and more.
Design History PhD student wins major research award, McInnes describes the “wau” in Wisconsin place names, incoming undergrad wins Summit Credit Union scholarship, Whelan remembers an unorthodox self-help author, and more.
New faculty coming to SoHE, Addo on utility bills for struggling families, upcoming webinar on student debt management, and more.
Currently the National Poverty Fellow at the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families, Harvey studies how public policies affect economically vulnerable populations in the U.S., with a focus on the effects of K-16 financial education on the financial outcomes of youth and young adults across different socioeconomic groups.
Dr. Christine Whelan offers a brief guide to managing one’s new routines, challenges, and opportunities, alongside a roundup of other resources from SoHE faculty addressing the COVID-19 crisis.