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Alumni Menu of Options

1)  Stay Connected! Update your contact info (and get a chance to win a cute miniature Memorial Union Terrace chair!)   2) Connect With Students Participate in Mock interviews Join the LinkedIn School of Human Ecology Student & Alumni Group Be a Guest Lecturer for a SoHE course Host an internship or hire a SoHE graduate Host a “Visit […]

SoHE Scavenger Hunt Fox

Inaugural SoHE Scavenger Hunt!

Inaugural SoHE Scavenger Hunt Inside SoHE Take an artistic picture in the Men’s or Women’s 1st floor bathroom Capture your team tanning on the 3rd floor outdoor terrace Perform a short interpretive dance in front of the 100 Women Wall (video it!) Make a hand “W” outside in front of SoHE and take a photo […]

Brian Kachinsky, CS alum, '04

Alum Leaves His (Tire) Mark on Current Students

When Brian Kachinsky (Consumer Science, ’04) rolled into The Link with one of his trusty BMX bikes, I knew it would be a good day. “I have things for Show and Tell,” he pointed out with a big smile. Since graduation, Brian’s main career has been competing as a professional freestyle BMX rider, earning a […]

Adinkra maker, Ghana, Mary Hark

Professor Hark receives campus Vilas Associates Award

 Art and Life Bound Seamlessly Together~ The Adinkra Cloth-makers of Ntonso,Ghana “…shining a light on the seamless integration of daily life with this artistic activity by the makers, as well as the ability of the Adinkra symbol language to respond to current events.” Associate Professor Mary Hark Starting in 2006 when she was awarded a Senior Fulbright […]

Dean Shim

MJS: SoHE, Shim, and Critical Thinking

(Reposted from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article, September 13, 2014) – It is perhaps the least understood school on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. And yet it aims to be the hub of problem-solving for some of the most basic issues of life — how to mindfully raise a child, how to design products and spaces […]

Picture of Bobby Hinds with Dean Shim and Jerry O'Brien

Inspired: Alumni Visit with Bobby Hinds

      Today our students, faculty, and staff were in for a real treat! UW alum, entrepreneur, and fitness visionary, Bobby Hinds, came to visit the Retail Leadership Symposium.  He wowed the students with his personal story of perseverance, grit, and innovative mindset (not to mention an over-the-moon energy and fitness level!). We feel very […]

Picture of Bucky throwing up the W.

Our alumni are doing great things

The UW-Madison School of Human Ecology and its Board of Visitors is excited to announce the launch of a program to honor the accomplishments and contributions of SoHE graduates around the world. These awards will recognize the excellence, achievement and contributions of individuals that are both meaningful and more broadly significant. Our alumni make a […]