Tag Archives: Graduate Student

Grad Student Endang Fourianalistyawati

Endang Fourianalistyawati

Title/Department: Human Development and Family Studies Office Address: Nancy Nicolas Hall Office Hours: Phone Number: Email: fourianalist@wisc.edu Biography Endang is interested in the well-being of pregnant women, particularly high-risk pregnant women who live in Indonesia. Ahigh-risk pregnancy on its own may even cause deathand Endang intends to examine the role of mindfulness-based intervention on pregnant […]

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Ellen Antoniewicz

Title/Department: Masters of Science in Human Ecology Office Address: Office Hours: Phone Number: Email: eantoniewicz@wisc.edu Biography Ellen is pursuing a masters of science in Human Ecology. She is focusing on non-profit leadership and is specifically interested in non-profit administration within museums and historic sites. Education and Relevant Experience Ellen completed her undergraduate education at the University […]

Trisha Chanda Graduate Student

Trisha Chanda

Title/Department: Consumer Science  Office Address: 4271 Nancy Nicholas Hall Office Hours: By appointment Phone Number: (608) 733-9289 Email: tchanda@wisc.edu Biography Trisha Chanda is a doctoral student in the Department of Consumer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interests are primarily centered around poverty research in developing countries. Specifically, her work applies behavioral economics theory […]

Roxanne Etta

HDFS Grad Student Etta Joins Bouchet Society

Congratulations are in order for Roxanne Etta, graduate student in Human Development and Family Studies for induction into the prestigious Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. The Bouchet Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate. According to the UW-Madison Graduate School announcement, individuals were selected for […]

Mariela Quesada Centeno

SoHE Grad Student Receives Campus Honor

Mariela Victoria Quesada Centeno, MPH, doctoral student in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) was honored on March 5 ,2019, as part of UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color Award celebration. The award, now in its 11th year recognizes women of color who are, “deeply rooted in both the campus and the Madison community through their […]

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: October 26-November 1

Ponto’s VR World | Travois  Art featured in Kansas City Assistant Professor Ponto Featured in The Cap Times Assistant Professor, Kevin Ponto, answered a Q&A on how Virtual Reality simulations can be used to solve real-world problems. He’s used his VR expertise and research, to map out crime scenes, help solve medical questions, and solve other […]

University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank reads the book, "The Little Red Hen," to children at the School of Human Ecology

Open to All: Design Thinking Workshop for Little Free Library

We’re bringing a Little Free Library to One City Learning in Madison, and we need YOUR HELP!  Having opportunities to read, learn, and be curious are all extremely important for child development and family well-being. Please consider joining us for a  Design Thinking Workshop Thursday March 22nd 5:30-7:30 in Room 3115 – Nancy Nicholas Hall. At this workshop, […]

Graduate student Dakota Mace

Dakota Mace

Title/Department: MFA Graduate Student, Design Studies Email: dmace@wisc.edu Biography Dakota Mace is a Diné (Navajo) artist from Albuquerque, NM. Her work focuses on translating the language of Diné weaving history as well as beliefs through different mediums and techniques. This serves as not only a different approach to cultural reclamation and preservation but also the importance of […]

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Design Studies MFA

Design Studies Masters in Fine Arts Exhibition April 22 – May 13, 2018 Opening Reception: Thurs, April 26, 5-7 pm Each year the Ruth Davis Design Gallery showcases the final, degree-fulfilling work of Master of Fine Arts candidates from the Design Studies Department. The exhibition is the culmination of three years of intensive work as […]

Emily Parrott

Emily Parrott: Grad student Spotlight

SoHE HDFS graduate student Emily Parrott has been awarded UW-Madison’s prestigious Institute for Research on Poverty Dissertation Fellowship. Through the award, Emily is provided with a year of funding to work on her Ph.D. dissertation, which she is using to broaden the understanding of first-generation college students and their social capital investments post-graduation. As a […]

Slow Food Nations, Denver, Colorado

Student Blog: Slow Food Turtle Island

This summer, Civil Society and Community Research graduate student Becca Dower is helping the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) develop a tribally-supported agriculture program—or TSA—to distributes Native American produced goods to Native American communities. During this time, she will be conducting preliminary research with funding from SoHE’s Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award, supported by the Catherine K. […]

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Student Blog: Trenton, North Dakota

This summer, Civil Society and Community Research graduate student Becca Dower is helping the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) develop a tribally-supported agriculture program—or TSA—to distributes Native American produced goods to Native American communities. During this time, she will be conducting preliminary research with funding from SoHE’s Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award, supported by the Catherine K. […]

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Student Blog: My first stop working with Native communities

This summer, Civil Society and Community Studies graduate student Becca Dower is helping the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) develop a tribally-supported agriculture program—or TSA—to distributes Native American produced goods to Native American communities. During this time, she will be conducting preliminary research with funding from SoHE’s Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award, supported by the […]

Several hundred participants break into smaller groups for discussion during "A Campus Conversation About Diversity and Inclusion," a campuswide forum for students, faculty and staff held in Union South's Varsity Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Jan. 20, 2015. The event was facilitated by Chancellor Rebecca Blank; Lori Berquam, vice provost for student life and dean of students; and Patrick Sims, interim vice provost and chief diversity officer to encourage thoughts, concerns and creative solutions to issues related to equity, diversity and inclusion. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

MFA Degree Requirements

Pre-MFA Preparation Courses (credits vary) Methods and Theory in Design and Culture (6 cr.) Seminar Courses (6 cr.) History and Criticism (6 cr.) Non-Studio Academic Coursework (2-3 cr.) General Studio Work (9 cr.) Focus Area Studio Work (12-13 cr.) Interim MFA Qualifier (3 cr.) Preparation of Final Thesis (9 cr. Research and Thesis) Final Thesis […]

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Design Thinking

What is Design Thinking at SoHE? At SoHE we understand that when the design process is applied as a problem-solving strategy, the success rate for innovation dramatically improves. Design thinking is at the core of successful strategy development and organizational change. Appreciating good design is easy. It is the process behind it that often goes […]

Hand in Hand – Student Starts Fundraiser for ACLU

SoHE graduate student and MFA candidate Hannah Bennett is a paper maker, textile artist, and philanthropist. Troubled by climate change and the situation surrounding the acceptance of refugees, Bennett started a GoFundMe page for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Wanting to help in some way, she decided to sell some of her art in the […]

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For Our Planet – For Our Health

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:  2017 Global Health Symposium Members of the UW-Madison and extended global health community are invited to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the annual symposium: TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017 Health Sciences Learning Center Keynote Speaker: Jennie Ward-Robinson, CEO and president of the PAHO Foundation Oral and poster global health presentations […]

Graduate student Tayler Nowak

Tayler Nowak

Title/Department: Graduate Student, Consumer Science Office: Nancy Nicholas Hall 4241 Office Hours: By Appointment Email: tjnowak@wisc.edu   Biography Tayler Nowak is a M.S. student studying Consumer Behavior with a graduate certificate in Strategic Innovation. Through experience in multifaceted areas in research, retail, business development, and communication design, she discovered a passion for innovation through brand & design strategy, […]

Sunyee Yoon, graduate student

Grad Student Yoon: Passion Found

Sunyee Yoon, PhD Consumer Sciences Having completed her PhD in May 2016, Sunyee Yoon is now an assistant professor of marketing at SUNY Buffalo. It’s a field that’s fascinated her since her undergraduate studies in business and mass communication at Sogang University in South Korea, but her personal journey within marketing has taken a 180-degree […]

Grad Student Dave Smallen

Grad Student Smallen: Well Connected

Dave Smallen, Doctoral Candidate Human Development & Family Studies In 2006, at the age of 21, singer/songwriter Dave Smallen was signed to Capitol Records and touring the U.S. with his band, Street to Nowhere. To the casual observer, he was living the dream, but like so much in pop culture, it was partly just an […]

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Graduate student Claire Berezowitz receives 2016 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

Written By: Kelsey Anderson University Health Services– Health Communications Specialist   Claire Berezowitz, a joint doctoral student in the Civil Society and Community Research in the School of Human Ecology and Departments of Educational Psychology, is one of 10 recipients (in the nation) of the 2016 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. The award recognizes graduate students […]

Allison Sambo

Graduate Student Sambo: A Remarkable Fellowship

Allison Sambo, a Masters student in International Public Affairs and a Doctoral Candidate in Civil Society and Community Research at UW-Madison has won the US DACOR Bacon House Graduate Fellowship for Study of International Affairs. This highly competitive program is open to just eleven schools, five perennial: American University-SIS Johns Hopkins-SAIS Georgetown-Walsh School The George Washington University-Elliott […]

Students study in a second-floor common area near the Robin's Nest Café in the newly renovated Nancy Nicholas Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Sept. 10, 2012. The building houses the School of Human Ecology.

Funding

Funding opportunities for Human Ecology graduate students are available and made possible, in large part, by generous donations to SoHE. Every year, these funds are used to fund assistantships, award academic excellence scholarships, and provide students doing their masters or doctoral research or final MFA project with conference travel scholarships and graduate research scholarships. See […]