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For the week of December 7-13 2014

Source: UW-Madison clipsheet, self-reporting

In the News:

New Ideas, City Support will be key to malls survival

Wausau Daily Herald, WI Quoted: Jerry O’Brien, Director, Kohl’s Center for Retailing

Wisconskin: State pride written in permanent ink

The Capital Times Quoted: Christine Whelan, Consumer Science


Of Interest

Source: Individual contacts

Poverty Fact Sheet #7: Life Beyond Bars: Children with an Incarcerated Parent

Dr. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan UW-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty: November 2014 While incarceration penalizes lawbreakers, it also has unintended punishing effects on the children left behind, often causing stress and family instability that may contribute to challenges to children’s well-being immediately and over the course of their lives.

Planning, Public Participation, and Money Politics in Santa Ana (CA)

Assistant Professor Carolina Sarmiento, CSCS: Journal of the American Planning Association: September 2014 In this study, we analyze why a low-income community failed to meaningfully affect plans for the redevelopment of the Station District in Santa Ana (CA) although they used three avenues to do so: public participation, liberal democracy, and deliberative democracy.   ___________________________________________________ If you are speaking/presenting at an event, conference or have published a book, article or have opened an exhibition we’d like to hear about it – and so do  current and prospective students, donors and alums. Please contact Linda Zwicker or Cathy Jackson at cjackson7@wisc.edu for more information.   (double-the-impact secret – University Communications follows SoHE blogs and twitter, and has been known to link directly to our posts and website for stories)

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