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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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Creating EcoYou

EcoYou: How to Create a Research-Based Course on the Ecology of Happiness For years, SoHE professor Linda Roberts, Ph.D. taught a course for first year students that focused on drinking in ecological perspective. It examined alcohol use from multiple disciplinary perspectives and integrated academic content with a topic that directly touched student lives, promoting “critical […]

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Student Interview

Human Ecology 201: The “Science of Human Happiness” Class We spoke with three students who had recently taken EcoYou to learn more about their experiences and what the class had meant to them. Here is the full interview.   So “EcoYou” actually has a pretty long name, formally. It’s Belonging, Purpose, and the Ecology of […]

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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 […]


Textiles & Fashion Design

  The Textiles and Fashion Design (TFD) major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a unique hybrid program that provides hands-on interaction with materials and techniques along with design history and contemporary applications. TFD faculty teach students to intuitively make, analyze and revise, leading to discovery and innovation and creative problem solving.  Coursework in the […]

Retailing & Consumer Behavior

Retailing and Consumer Behavior (RCB) leverages technology and research to understand and improve the global customer experience. Ranked one of the top programs in the country, our RCB major allows you to blend business and analytics with creativity, trend tracking, and technology. You’ll earn a Bachelor of Science degree and the skills to work in […]

Personal Finance

Personal Finance looks at economics from a people perspective, developing financial experts who can help individuals and families live more secure lives. Named a top 35 great college for the program by Financial Planning magazine, SoHE is one of a few schools offering a Personal Finance major. By combining finance and problem solving with helping […]

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. […]

Community & Nonprofit Leadership

Through education, outreach and applied research, Community and Nonprofit Leadership (CNPL) develops caring professionals for the growing nonprofit world. Community and Nonprofit Leadership is a degree for students looking to truly make a positive impact in our world. Your compassion for others combines with our proven, problem-solving curriculum, preparing you for a difference-making career in […]

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Student Blog: Attending the First Career Ecology Event

By Retailing major Jaylin Carlson This year I was lucky enough to attend the very first Career Ecology. The event was geared toward undergraduates interested in pursuing a major within the School of Human Ecology. Students from all disciplines gathered for the event in order to better understand what skills make someone a human ecologist. […]

Prospecitve Graduate Students at the School of Human Ecology

A Consumer Advocate for the Ages

The School of Human Ecology is honored to have known Bob Richards, and is very fortunate that he shared his intelligence and energy so generously with students in Consumer Science. “This award is a wonderful way to preserve Bob Richard’s advocacy work and to continue his connection to our students,” states School of Human Ecology […]