Tag Archives: Human Development and Family Studies

Julia Preston, SoHE student and creator of Angelic NYC

HDFS Student Julia Presten Soars High

When NYC native Julia Presten was in high school she founded ANGELIC NYC, a clothing company with a positive message and that donates to nonprofits. Today, Julia’s company is continuing to grow and she is looking forward to her junior year at UW-Madison this fall. With ANGELIC top of mind, Julia started off at SoHE […]

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WI Legislature Honors Bogenschneider

(As I write this post I know Professor Karen Bogenschneider is cringing at the thought of being the center of attention. With a deep breath and hope she will forgive me, here goes): On Wednesday May 10 2017 the following Joint Resolution was confirmed by the Wisconsin Legislature: Relating to: the commitment-to-family policy of Karen Bogenschneider […]

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SoHE News & Stories: May 7 – May 12

Take a look at what’s happening at SoHE this week! Fashion Show Award Winners The annual Threads: Fashion Show, themed Ensemble this year, took place on April 30th. The award winners for this year were: Neil Sekhorn and Jingjing Li with Honorable Mention ($50), Maheen Quarishi with the Fashion Show Leadership Award ($250), Ike Cech […]

Children and instructors interact in the School of Human Ecology Preschool Lab, which is housed in the newly renovated Nancy Nicholas Hall.

Human Development & Family Studies

Mission To improve the quality of life by discovering, integrating, applying, and disseminating knowledge about lifespan human development, relationships, families, and communities, all in their larger social contexts. Vision Our vision is to conduct and apply high-quality research on development, relationships, and families, program evaluation, and policy studies to solve societal problems and to strengthen […]

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Young Children and Screen Media: What does the Science Say?

What are the effects during infancy and early childhood? Media has had a huge impact on families. A group of leading learning scientists including Assistant Professor Heather Kirkorian provide new findings in the field, and examine the effects of broad-based media on early child development by highlighting the role of content and context on learning and development […]

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Fashion, Fun and Sustainable Living

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being at the University of Wisconsin-Madison enthusiastically invites the public to attend our annual RePLAY: Sustainable Kids’ Fashion Show and Educational Play Event. RePLAY will be held at Nancy Nicholas Hall, School of Human Ecology, Sunday December 11 from 3:00-5:00 pm. The event is free, family-friendly, and open to […]

UW-Madison Research Lab attending National Council on Family Relations 2016

Grad and Undergrad Students Present at National Conference

Eight students from Professor Julie Poehlmann-Tynan’s research lab traveled to Minneapolis to attend the 2016 annual National Council on Family Relations conference held from November 2-5, 2016 in the Twin Cities. The students co-authored a poster presentation entitled “Attachment and Family Drawings in Young Children with Jailed Parents” which they presented on November 3rd. Students […]

Tony Granato preschool reading

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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HDFS’s Albert Burgess-Hull Receives Fellowship

Congratulations to Albert Burgess-Hull, Human Development and Family Studies graduate student, who was recently awarded a competitive Social Network and Health Scholars (SNHS) Training Fellowship at Duke University. The NICHD funded (R25) program is designed to help bridge the gap between social network research demand and training. As a SNHS Fellow, Albert will participate in an […]

Human Development & Family Studies

Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) focuses on research, outreach and education to strengthen the quality of everyday life and human well-being. Discover human development both in the classroom and out in the community while earning Bachelor of Science degree. HDFS combines coursework, outreach, and the latest research to better understand people throughout their lifespan. […]

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HDFS Faculty & Research

Burkholder, Kristi Career Advisor, Faculty Associate, PhD 1194H Nancy Nicholas Hall, 1300 Linden Drive | 608-890-2588 kburkholder@wisc.edu   Dilworth-Bart, Janean, Department Chair Associate Professor, Chair, Graduate Program Committee, PhD 4132 Nancy Nicholas Hall, 1300 Linden Drive | 608-262-9770 jedilworth@wisc.edu Duncan, Larissa Elizabeth C. Davies Chair in Child & Family Well-Being and Associate Professor 4140 Nancy Nicholas Hall, 1300 Linden […]

Graduate Degree Options

Human Ecology Degree Options Civil Society & Community Research (PhD) Consumer Behavior & Family Economics (PhD) Design Studies (MS/MFA/PhD) Human Development & Family Studies (PhD) Master of Science in Human Ecology (MS) *May earn Master of Science (MS) along the way to the PhD Minors and Certificates UW-Madison Graduate Minors UW-Madison Graduate Certificates Graduate Courses Courses […]

Majors

This is Where You Belong At the School of Human Ecology, we combine science, creativity, and curiosity to formulate new solutions to some of life’s oldest problems. Our dedication to academic excellence is matched by a strong sense of leadership, service, and enthusiasm for making the world a better place. Above all, we understand that […]