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Personal Branding 101 with Milwaukee Tool

Written by students Kelli Krueger, Brighid Pesch, Lexi Cuta, Lexi Hoffman, Kristen Cobb, Mariela Cruz, Rachel Samdahl, Breanna Blazei, Adam Hlavacek, Brent Larson, Jasmine Zeidan and Emily Toboyek The Retail Leadership Symposium class welcomed Badger alum Jon Finch, VP of Training and Recruiting from Milwaukee Tool on November 16, 2016. Milwaukee Tool is a company based out […]

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Fashion, Fun and Sustainable Living

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being at the University of Wisconsin-Madison enthusiastically invites the public to attend our annual RePLAY: Sustainable Kids’ Fashion Show and Educational Play Event. RePLAY will be held at Nancy Nicholas Hall, School of Human Ecology, Sunday December 11 from 3:00-5:00 pm. The event is free, family-friendly, and open to […]

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Guadalajara Scholars Explore and Connect in Wisconsin

The CommNS, located within our SoHE Centers of Excellence, hosted a delegation from Guadalajara as part of the year-long collaborative project “Connecting Landscapes.” “Connecting Landscapes” hosted by our very own CommNS with key contributions from UW-Madison’s Nelson Institute, the Earth Partnerships Program at the UW Arboretum, and the Global Health Institute, is a formalization and […]

Intern’s Eye View: Can Experience Be Taught?

Erin Miller, a rising senior majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership in the School of Human Ecology, is the current intern for the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (the CommNS).   As a student here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership, I have gotten to know a wide variety […]

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Passionate Leadership: Kohl’s Center for Retailing

Written by: Makenzi Rasmussen (BS ’15) and 2015 member of T3 “SoHE has an energy that’s hard to explain,” says Jerry O’Brien, Executive Director of the Kohl’s Center for Retailing in the School of Human Ecology, (SoHE). “It’s a community on a much larger campus that ensures students are cared about personally.” This passion for […]

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Assoc Prof Christens Honored by SCRA

Brian Christens, associate professor of Human Ecology and faculty director of the Center for Community & Nonprofit Studies, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Early Career Award from the Society for Community Research and Action. The Society, which is the community psychology division of the American Psychological Association (APA), gives the award […]

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The Center formerly known as “Center for Nonprofits” — now the “CommNS”!

Submitted by Abby PanschUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison 2015Community and Nonprofit Leadership, Environmental Studies 2014 was a transformational year for the Center for Nonprofits– from engaging in a comprehensive strategic planning process coalescing a plan around the Center’s new action research focus, to hosting a first annual event focused on “Inquiry and Action”, which brought together nearly 100 […]

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it!

For the week of December 15-20, 2014 Source: UW-Madison clip sheet, individual contacts In the News UW-Madison oak tree grew into a legend, now will be felled Wisconsin State Journal (front page of print edition) 12/19/2014 Story focus: Preschool Lab, President’s Oak, Quoted: Kris Krystofiak, PSL teacher   300-year-old oak tree at UW-Madison to be felled […]

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Dr. Christens to lead study on obesity prevention in the Badger State

Partnership Program launches Obesity Prevention Initiative Submitted by Lisa Hildebrand, senior public affairs, UW-Health (608) 890-8490 The Wisconsin Partnership Program at UW-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) has committed more than $8.6 million to address the state’s obesity epidemic. More than two dozen faculty and staff from UW’s School of Human Ecology (SoHE), College […]

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A Partnership: Oneida and the CommNS

In the summer of 2014, a collaborative effort was formed between University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty member Alfonso Morales (Urban and Regional Planning and the School of Human Ecology) and the Oneida Tribe, making it possible to advance two different projects for the tribe – a Food Systems Plan for the Nation, and a Food Center Building […]

UW-Madison professor receives national attention for connecting human well-being with civic engagement

University of Wisconsin-Madison professor in Civil Society and Community Studies Constance Flanagan has been named the 2015 Blanche F. Ittleson award winner from the American Orthopsychiatric Association (AOA) for her work on civic engagement, social justice and mental health. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in the delivery of children’s services and the promotion of children’s […]

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Baldwin Award: A Better Way for Children and Families

Every day at the School of Human Ecology (SoHE), interdisciplinary teams of economists, designers and psychologists are working across the Badger State to strengthen families and communities.  With funding from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment, the SoHE is embarking on a major initiative to empower consumers on effective selection and use of health […]

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Student Retail Association Milwaukee Tour

On April 4th, the Student Retail Association took a group of fifteen students to visit Milwaukee and learn about retail opportunities in the greater Milwaukee area. The first stop was Roundy’s Corporate Headquarters. Students first heard from Barb Novak about Roundy’s history and also about the opportunities available for internships and full-time jobs. Next, an […]

Kohl’s Center for Retailing

About the Center The Kohl’s Center for Retailing at the School of Human Ecology was created to promote retailing as a top career choice for University of Wisconsin-Madison students and to create meaningful connections between students, faculty, staff, and industry who have a passion for retail.  These connections spark inspiration on all sides–we hope our […]