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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 […]

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Textiles & Fashion Design

The Textiles and Fashion Design (TFD) major is a Bachelor of Science program that combines art, design, and science. Students engage in studio projects and coursework covering historical and contemporary design. TFD options include specialization in apparel or textiles plus the opportunity to spend senior year at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York […]

Retailing & Consumer Behavior

Ranked one of the top programs in the country, our Retailing and Consumer Behavior (RCB) major blends business, analytics, and technology with creativity and empathy to power the global economy. The Bachelor of Science degree provides students with the skills to innovate and lead a rapidly evolving industry that impacts consumers’ day-to-day lives. Experienced faculty […]

Personal Finance

The Personal Finance major is interdisciplinary with an emphasis on financial management and the economic well-being of individuals and families. The program offers two tracks: (1) the Financial Planning concentrations, a CFP Board-Registered program, for careers in financial advising, coaching, and wealth management, or (2) the Consumer Finance concentration with an emphasis on financial product […]

Human Development & Family Studies

Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) combines coursework, outreach, and the latest research to examine lifespan development and to strengthen the quality of everyday life and human well-being. While earning a Bachelor of Science degree, students learn about human development in the classroom as well as through service-learning, volunteer, and internship opportunities. Students are exposed […]

Community & Nonprofit Leadership

Community and Nonprofit Leadership (CNPL) develops caring professionals to lead in the thriving nonprofit sector. In smaller, inclusive, project-based courses, CNPL students collaborate with each other and community partners. Through service-learning, applied research, and internship experiences, students impact the community even before they graduate. CNPL graduates are prepared for a range of careers that support […]

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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 […]