Tag Archives: CSCS

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SoHE News and Events: June 8-14

CSCS Professor Bakken Releases New Book Civil Society and Community Studies Professor Lori Bakken, Ph.D., recently published a book, titled Evaluation Practice for Collaborative Growth: A Guide to Program Evaluation with Stakeholders and Communities. Bakken pulls from over 25 years worth of experience as an evaluator, educator, and researcher, highlighting the approaches, tools, and techniques that are […]

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2018 Summer Courses

Take a course Summer Term and make progress on your degree. Check out SoHE’s class schedule below or search here  https://summer.wisc.edu/course-search/.  Enrollment begins on April 1 and scholarships are available. Get all the info at summer.wisc.edu Civil Society & Community Studies CSCS 501: Special Topics: Fundraising and Development Specialized subject matter of current interest to […]

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Student Blog: Trenton, North Dakota

This summer, Civil Society and Community Research graduate student Becca Dower is helping the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) develop a tribally-supported agriculture program—or TSA—to distributes Native American produced goods to Native American communities. During this time, she will be conducting preliminary research with funding from SoHE’s Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award, supported by the Catherine K. […]

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SoHE News & Stories: April 14 – April 21

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week!   Research in the Rotunda = SoHE Shines! Sponsored by UWSA, Research in the Rotunda is a stunning showcase of the breadth of work happening across the System- special s/o to SoHE undergrad students and their faculty mentors who presented more than twenty posters – […]

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Walking to Help Others: CSCR Goes the Distance

On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) held their 14th Anniversary National Alliance on Mental Illness walk. Every year NAMI holds this event to help raise awareness on mental illness and to support people with mental health challenges through fundraising. Graduate students in the Civil Society and Community Research (CSCR) […]

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Best Paper Award: Sarmiento

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ASCP) awards committee announced SoHE Assistant Professor Carolina Sarmiento has received the Chester Rapkin Award for Best Paper in the Journal of Planning Education and Research. Research conducted by Sarmiento and Sims speaks to urban planners, community organizations and policy makers who are concerned about the growing need for affordable housing […]

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Grad Student Hu: Combining Research with Action

Ming Hu, PhD Student Civil Society and Community Studies International Exploration and Experience Combining research with action for a better society, SoHE doctoral student Ming Hu is examining the role of nonprofit organizations in civil society. But Ming’s interest in nonprofit work started long before he began his doctoral studies in SoHE’s Civil Society and Community […]

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CNPL Undergrad Wins Fellowship

UW-Madison sophomore Mallory Swenson (Community & Nonprofit Leadership) , in partnership with the the Lussier Community Education Center in Madison, WI, has been awarded a 2016-17 Wisconsin Idea Fellowship to help the center increase nutrition at its food pantry. The project was one of nine selected for the 18th annual Wisconsin Idea Fellowships, a program […]

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Graduate student Claire Berezowitz receives 2016 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

Written By: Kelsey Anderson University Health Services– Health Communications Specialist   Claire Berezowitz, a joint doctoral student in the Civil Society and Community Research in the School of Human Ecology and Departments of Educational Psychology, is one of 10 recipients (in the nation) of the 2016 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. The award recognizes graduate students […]

Constance Flanagan named Bascom Professor

Professor Connie Flanagan has been named the School of Human Ecology Vaughan Bascom Professor in Women, Family and Community. This appointment honors a faculty member whose scholarship and leadership addresses quality of life issues for children, women, families and communities, and whose work advances an understanding of the role of philanthropy in promoting and sustaining a civil and […]

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Baldwin Award: Latino Workers Study

The income gap within the Latino community has been growing rapidly over the past decade; Latino poverty has increased dramatically while wages have remained stagnant and the Latino population in Dane County has more than doubled. With the population growing, job opportunities shrinking, and hard data lacking, the need for a re-evaluation is greater than […]