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SoHE News and Events: February 15-21

Kirkorian Quoted on WRMZ | Halpern-Meeking on WPR | Vivian Empowers Communities to Overpower Diabetes Kirkorian on Children and Interactive Media Heather Kirkorian, PhD, was recently quoted in an interview by a WFMZ, a Pennsylvania and New Jersey news outlet. The article cites her research that determines if 2-year-olds learn best from interactive digital media. […]

MFA Design Gallery 2019

DESIGN STUDIES MFA

Design Studies Masters in Fine Arts Exhibition April 27 – May 17, 2019 Opening Reception: Thurs, May 2, 5-7 pm Earthly Remains Exhibition Premiers in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery The Ruth Davis Gallery is pleased to present Earthly Remains, a group exhibition featuring works by Larissa Cangussu, Dakota Mace (Diné), and Emily Popp. The Design […]

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SoHE News and Events: May 25 – 31

SoHE’s Olive Sagapolu is a Backflipping Extraordinaire Badger’s lineman and ukulele player Olive Sagapolu captured the hearts of all with his skillful backflipping videos on Instagram and toe-touches at basketball games. Also known as “Mr. Aloha,” Sagapolu brings joy and happiness to everyone he sees. He was recently featured in a national ESPN story that […]

Photo of University Innovation Fellows with Dean Shim.

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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Steps to Completing MFA Thesis

MFA students are officially ready to complete their Thesis after completing the required coursework, submitting a satisfactory Interim MFA Qualifier, and successfully defending their Thesis Proposal. Steps to candidacy are outlined below. Thesis Topic Thesis Committee Scheduling Interim MFA Qualifier Review Preparing and Evaluating the Interim MFA Qualifier Thesis Proposal Defense Thesis and Final Defense […]

Student graduating.

Progress to Degree

Timeline by Year First Year, Fall Semester Attend fall orientation for SoHE Graduate Students Meet with advisor about general direction of inquiry, and plan preliminary course of study. Register for courses, focusing on the Core Courses but trying for at least one studio course Recommend 9 credits for the first semester, especially if working as […]