SoHE News and Stories: July 31 – August 6

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Take a look at SoHE in the news this week!

A look at Fairbanks solar textiles

Assist Prof Marianne Fairbanks interviewed for WI Public TelevisionSoHE Assistant Professor Marianne Fairbanks was highlighted in a Wisconsin Life article talking about her pursuit to create solar power textiles. She is working with Chemistry Professor Trisha Andrews on the project. Read more about the project here.

Financial Life Skills highlighted in The Wall Street Journal

Students in CS321 classThe Wall Street Journal used SoHE’s financial life skills course as an example in their article, “How to Help Colleges Teach Financial Literacy.” This article focuses on the financial struggle many students face. Read more about it here.

 

UW Campus Food Shed addresses food insecurity

UW Food Shed.The University is offering free produce to faculty, staff, and students in a new way, a food shed. Located at 4 different places on campus: the Student Activity Center, Science Hall, Allen Centennial Gardens, and Plant Sciences Building, students can get fresh, free produce from refrigerators in these locations. This was created after a student saw leftover produce while working in a plant lab on campus. Check out more of the story here. 

 

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