Tag Archives: Donor

Rendering of inside of alumni space in Ember Hall

Innovation in Teaching & Celebrating Donors: Transforming the Second Floor

Details on construction to run February through August 2020 Innovation Lab: Fostering tomorrow’s breakthroughs A successful learning environment for innovation fosters creativity and brings together groups of students and faculty to collaborate, exchange ideas, feel engaged, and be a part of a team. Starting February 2020 construction on the new Innovation Lab will begin, transforming […]

Picture of the SoHE Gratitude Scarf.

Scarf + Gratitude=Impact

Mary Jaeger (BS 1978, Textile and Apparel Design; MS 1980, Related Art) was commissioned to design the 100 Women Wall of Honor Scarf by the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  The 80″ x 25″ printed silk chiffon scarf (image at the top of the post) is inspired by the individual stories of […]

Michael Axelrod and Family

Alum Makes a Difference

The SoHE’s renamed Michael Axelrod Collaborative Learning Hall recognizes a wonderfully generous gift from Michael Axelrod (BS ’93, Consumer Science). Axelrod started his wealth management career while still a junior in the School of Human Ecology (then Family Resources and Consumer Sciences). Working with the School’s internship coordinator, he secured a highly competitive collegiate internship […]