Tag Archives: Dean Shim

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SoHE News and Events: July 5-11

Dean Shim Explains the Power of a Pricey Present. Would you rather send your boss an edible arrangement or a bunch of grapes for $11,000? Well if you live in Japan, you might have to opt for the second option. Japan has popularized gifting these exclusive and pricey grapes, also known as Ruby Roman grapes, […]

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Students extend winning streak in fashion industry competition

The global fashion and retail industry just received another strong message from the heartland: The University of Wisconsin–Madison continues to be a go-to place for up-and-coming talent. Extending a long winning streak, UW­­–Madison students again cleaned up in a prestigious national competition sponsored each year by the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The New York-based awards are […]

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SoHE News and Events: June 22-28

Students travel to China | Bennett’s artist-in-residence | Kirkorian research feature | Collins is “Big” of the year | APLUS research coverage | Kerr on “dad brains” Consumer Science’s Dr. Nancy Murray and Students in China This May, Teaching Professor Dr. Nancy Murray spent the month in China with a group of students studying abroad […]

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Dean Shim’s Travels

Throughout the state and around the world, Dean Soyeon Shim is a frequent traveler for SoHE. She attends conferences, gathers with alumni, connects with students, presents research, and spends time with her family. Here she calls out a few highlights from 2017-2018. Follow Dean Shim on Twitter at @uwdeanshim Maintaining Faculty Excellence Annual gifts provide […]

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APLUS Project: Research on Young Adult Maturity & Growth

Wave 4 of the first scientific, longitudinal study of young adults’ changing financial knowledge and practices was released in May 2017. The APLUS (Arizona Pathways to Life Success for University Students) project culminates eight years of research by SoHE’s Dean Soyeon Shim, PhD, who founded the study and now serves as co-principal investigator along with […]

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SoHE’s Design Thinking Initiative Drives UW’s First Leadership Circle for Innovation

For the past several years, the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology (SoHE) has been campus’ active driver of design thinking, a problem-solving and idea generating process used by organizations and corporations worldwide to solve complex problems. SoHE’s Design Thinking Initiative has delivered the process to UW-Madison through coursework, collaborations, and, now, the university’s first group […]

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SoHE News & Stories: April 7 – April 14

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! Dean Shim Helps Combat UW Bullying  An article in this week’s Cap Times highlighted SoHE’s Dean Soyeon Shim’s efforts to confront the rise in faculty bullying at UW-Madison. More than 35% of faculty have experienced “hostile” behavior, according to a recent UW Madison survey. Dean Shim advocates […]

SoHE Hits the Big-Ten Airwaves

  According to Merriam-Webster “to hit the airwaves” is to be “broadcast for the first time” — this 60-second spot starts running next week on the Big Ten Network, featuring our own Dean Soyeon Shim and Textiles and Fashion Design junior Paige Goodings. This project was possible because everyone said “yes” right away, no hesitation -the proposal came […]

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Science Cafe@SoHE – on the menu….

Friday, April 8 EcoWell Science Cafe@SoHE   On the menu this week:  Consuming Happiness: Christine Whelan Weekly interactive workshops led by an eclectic group of presenters blending the science and practice around topics related to well-being and social justice 12:10pm – 12:55pm Room 2211 Questions? Contact metler@wisc.edu Please bring your own lunch   Upcoming menu items […]

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it

For the week of December 1-5 2014 Source: UW-Madison clipsheet; individual contacts   In the News: Divorce rates are lower, but so are the number of people getting married The Today Show 12/03/14 Quoted: Dr. Christine Whelan, Consumer Science and Director of MORE   Of Interest Source: Individual contacts Young Adult’s Financial Capabilty and Well-Being […]

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Are the Kids Really All Right?

Originally published in Nov. 2014 in On Wisconsin Magazine Article by Sandra Knisely ’09, MA’13 Illustration by Alex Nabaum As the cost of higher education increases, campus experts debate how to protect students from making disastrous choices — and explore whose responsibility it is to do so. “This is insane.” That’s what Susan Fischer ’73, […]

Ecosystem of Human Ecology

Just a few short weeks ago the University of Wisconsin-Madison conferred Bachelors of Science degrees upon 253 undergraduate students, and MFA, MS., and Ph.D degrees on 12 graduate students from the School of Human Ecology. I am proud that they are well prepared to help people around the country – Milwaukee, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, […]

Think creatively. Solve professionally. Act compassionately.

There are few organizations around the country, if not the world, as strategically focused on issues that impact individuals, families and communities as the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each day at SoHE, more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students work with our world-class faculty to pilot new ideas and ignite […]