Dean Soyeon Shim, faculty member Kasey Keeler, and department chair Carolee Dodge Francis are quoted in an article published by The Journal Times about the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology’s EcoWell initiative.
Dean Shim co-author on award-winning paper in Journal of Family and Economic Issues
Each year, the Family Financial Well-Being Focus Group of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) conducts a search of articles published during the previous year and selects one paper to receive its prestigious award. …
SoHE News: Feb 19–25
Keeler joins SustainUW podcast to speak on American Indian activism, Collins discusses Wisconsin’s retirement crisis on WORT and publishes report on reverse mortgages, Raison co-chairs steering committee for psychedelics education symposium, Shim publishes on financial satisfaction related to college payment method, and more.
Advancing Online Education: New SoHE degree option lights the way for UW–Madison overall
In 2019, well before the changes brought by the novel coronavirus, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced the goal of providing comprehensive online degree programs for students who are unable to be on campus due to work, family, or other circumstances. This fall, in a first step toward that vision, students began logging on to earn UW–Madison’s first fully online degree: a Bachelor of Science in Personal Finance from the School of Human Ecology.
Raison Receives SoHE’s First Distinguished Chair Position
Dr. Charles Raison, of Human Development and Family Studies, has been announced as the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Distinguished Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families, thanks to generous support from the Shannons and from a Morgridge match.
Alicia Hazen Surprised with Campus Leadership Award
Alicia pictured with her husband Eric and son Ellis. Congratulations to Alicia Hazen, the recipient of UW-Madison’s Office of Undergraduate Advising (OUA) 2020 Community Leadership Award! Wednesday morning, an OUA employee interrupted the SoHE …
SoHE News: July 10-July 16
Halpern-Meekin discusses pandemic poverty implications with 1050 Bascom podcast, Collins joins Yahoo! Finance on retirement savings disparities in America, CommNS to host annual fundraising conference online in brief, Whelan offers work-from-home tips on WPR, and more.
SoHE Solidarity with Our International Students
A message from Dean Shim, a fellow international scholar at UW–Madison.
Carter to Lead UW Center for Design and Material Culture at SoHE
Dr. Sarah Anne Carter, currently Visiting Executive Director and Visiting Assistant Professor of Design Studies, has accepted an invitation to serve as CDMC’s Executive Director beginning in fall of 2021.
SoHE Solidarity: A Message to Our Students
Dean Shim, on behalf of the School of Human Ecology at UW–Madison, addresses students directly on recent police violence against Black Americans and resulting uprisings nationwide.