Congratulations to MFA candidate Henry Obeng receiving the 2022 Graduate Student Creative Arts Award from the UW-Madison Division of the Arts. Henry is a Ghanaian born artist who received a BA in Fine Art from …
Center for Design and Material Culture
Barrios wins Creative Arts award
Congratulations to Adriana Barrios, Engagement Manager for Exhibitions and Programs in the Center for Design and Material Culture, recipient of the 2022 the Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Award. This award and honor (established in …
Carter: Virgil Abloh approach to design was distinct
“He was an architect, he was a designer, he was an artist, and he could really see connections and possibilities across all of these different fields,” said Sarah Carter, Executive Director of the Center for …
Carter: Virgil Abloh was interdisciplinary designer
Fairbanks & Carter reflect on Virgil Abloh legacy
Hark: Invasive plant into handmade paper
Professor Mary Hark wrote this article for Spin Off magazine noting, “there is remarkable potential for the development of uniquely Ghanaian commercial and artistic products that make use of the paper thread.”
Four SoHE Faculty Earn Promotions
Drs. Robert L. Nix, Jennifer Gaddis, Kristin Litzelman, and Sarah Anne Carter return to campus with added distinction.
SoHE News: Mar 19–Apr 1
New research from Drs. Harvey, Dodge Francis, and Papp; HDFS PhD student Tia Murray on the role of doulas in addressing the racial inequities in Madison-area maternal and child health; Whelan on pandemic parenting on The Today Show; Gaddis on school lunch in The Conversation; and more.
SoHE News: Jan 29–Feb 4
Poehlmann-Tynan publishes on prisons’ family communication policies during COVID-19; Whelan publishes audio lecture series with The Great Courses; Raison discusses depression’s evolutionary role and treatments in longform interview; Carter guests on Bard podcast; and more.
SoHE News: Jan 22–28
Litzelman reports on Wisconsin community organizations’ efforts to combat loneliness during the pandemic, Fairbanks conversation on social weaving published in Textile: Cloth and Culture, Dong comments on the wellbeing design components of interiors, and more.