SoHE Stories: Feb. 12-18

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Who’s in the news and what’s new at SoHE for the week of February 12-18

Pink Tax?!

Christie Whelan in the Department of Consumer Science, weighs in with US News & World Report on “shrink it and pink it” increased price for women’s products.


Financial Literacy is Essential, No Matter what Income

“Households are the backbone of the community,” states Peggy Olive, financial specialist with CFS/UW-Extension on WPR – click here to read more


New website launched in time for Valentine’s Day – “have a heart to heart about money”

The MORE initiative chose Valentine’s Day to roll the conversation about money and relationships -invest in your relationship. The benefits of financial well-being sure last longer than candy.


Lorna Jorgenson Wendt

We mourn the loss of our great friend and UW Madison alumna, Lorna Jorgenson Wendt, who passed away February 4. Her courage and commitment to financial equality sparked a national conversation about fairness in marriage and relationships.


1391102625-552962-large-displayScience Cafe@SoHE – Friday’s in room 2211 – what’s on the menu this week?


Look Ahead:


Wednesday February 27 – the annual Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture  – Rowland Ricketts presents “A World of Blue”





Jennifer Gaddis - photoFebruary 29 – CommNS Brown Bag featuring Assistant Professor Jennifer Gaddis




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