Tag Archives: Experience

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SoHE Recognizes Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Excellence

This annual award program (launched in 2016) is designed to implement one of the key features of the SoHE 5-year Strategic Plan (2012-2017) – to recognize and uplift the work of our outstanding faculty, staff and graduate employees. Academic and University Staff Award:  Demonstration of the SoHE Vision Pillars in action, sustained excellence, positive peer or supervisor […]

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New Hockey Coach Sets Goal at SoHE

  On July 13, Granato read to children in the SoHE Preschool Lab on chameleons and crocodiles. New Hockey Coach Comes Back to the Badgers & SoHE The new men’s hockey coach, Tony Granato, has returned to UW-Madison and the School of Human Ecology to finish his Human Development and Family Studies degree. Granato played […]

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Wearable Technology: Where Design & Function Connect

Launched in Fall 2013 by Assistant Professor Kevin Ponto, the Wearable Technology course is the nexus of design, innovation, imagination and function. Dr. Ponto has a joint appointment with the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, and his research objectives aim to “develop techniques to better the experience of virtual reality through new devices, interfaces, and techniques.” Dr. Ponto recently sat down with […]

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, […]

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Trends in Europe Traveling Classroom

This faculty-led study abroad program was designed to broaden students’ understanding of global retailing and Europe’s influence on consumer fashion trends. By stepping foot in an unfamiliar territory and navigating their way through, students began to see and understand the world of consumerism in a new light. Students learned about retailing and witnessed fashion product […]

Machine embroidery of traditional blouse worn by indigenous women. UW-Madison Global Health Field Course Site- Imbabura, Ecuador

Baldwin Award: Community Health and Well-being by Design

The School of Human Ecology (SoHE) and campus collaborators will launch a pioneering outreach project in three key areas around the world, aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of women and their communities. With generous funding from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment, the project will work in partnership with artisans […]

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I’m Aubrey Fisher and I’ve spent the past four months of my college career on the other side of the globe, in Barcelona, Spain. My time spent studying and exploring Spain along with the eight other countries I traveled through while living abroad was the best experience of my life. My time so far in […]

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Retail Student Studies Across the Pond

Hi all! My name is Katie Milliken and I am a junior in the School of Human Ecology studying Retailing.  This semester, however, I left Madison behind to study at the University of Westminster in London, England.  Across the pond, I have had the opportunity to take a wide range of classes, from Sales Management […]

Ben Saxon, Senior at UW SoHE

Ben Saxon

My name is Ben Saxon and I am a senior majoring in Consumer Affairs in Business. I’m also doing a certificate in Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Being a student of the School of Human Ecology and working for the school makes me very proud. The best part about the school is the focus on personal relationships.  […]

Simon Wong, a student at UW SoHE

Simon Wong

I am senior studying Computer Science. Working at the School of Human Ecology has taught me many life skills necessary to become successful in my internships and past work experiences. I have had the pleasure working with talented and unique people, who have helped me expand my horizons outside of Computer Science. My goal is […]