Tag Archives: Financial Security

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SoHE Stories: March 11-17

Before you leave for Spring break, don’t forget to stop by this week’s Science Café on Friday, March 18th. Design Studies Professor, Mark Nelson, will leading a fascinating workshop on Socially Conscious Design. For more details, click here!       Assistant Professor Fenaba Addo (co-author of study), interviewed  in this story on NBC News, the story noting “African-American […]

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Collins wins Award for Financial Capabilities Project

Congratulations to Associate Professor J Michael Collins, winner of a prestigious Vilas Associates Award as submitted by the LaFollette School of Public Affairs.  The campus-wide competition recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance. According to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, recipients are chosen competitively by the divisional Research Committees […]

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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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Gift Launches Money + Relationships + Equality (More) Program

For 32 years, Lorna Jorgenson Wendt was a full-time wife, mother, manager of her home and corporate spouse. Overnight, she became one of the most visible women in America and a pioneer in the quest for equality before, during and after marriage. When her husband, Gary Wendt, former CEO of General Electric Capital, filed for […]

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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 […]