SoHE Stories: December 1-7 2016

More SoHE in the News graphic

Assist Prof Marianne Fairbanks interviewed for WI Public Television

 WI Public Television comes to SoHE

Assistant Professor Marianne Fairbanks is a feature story for Wisconsin Life program which airs Thursday nights at 7:30p statewide on Wisconsin Public Television. The stories in production now will air sometime next fall – most likely starting in September. The focus of the show is people and their passions.


Christine WhelanDe-stress and focus on experiences, not stuff (sorry to all those who were hoping for a Hatchimal Penguala…did we get that right Jerry?)

Christine Whelan hits the airwaves to talk  ways to reduce stress at this time of year — Consuming Happiness is essential strategy – –
You may have caught this CNN story about a self help “guru” James Arthur Ray — Whelan provides expert advice/perspective about the self-help industry (largely unregulated) as part of this investigative piece

Stacy Igel PhotoBig Apple Badgers Love SoHE – keep your eye on this alum

A shout out to our alum Stacy Igel video profiled this week by UW-Madison – here’s a look — please share on your social media networks.

From what we hear she spoke quite a bit about her educational experience at SoHE  hence the inclusion in this blog, Igel is the founder of the clothing line “Boy Meets Girl.”She has teamed up with Bloomingdales and teen celebrity Sammi Hanratty to fight bullying in schools ( and collaborated with Urban Outfitters and the Young Survival Coalition ( to fight breast cancer. Websites: &

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