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.
News clips and media mentions featuring experts from the School of Human Ecology
The Awesome Teenage Brain (The Journal Times; Nix)
Professor Robert Nix’s book, “Parent’s Guide to the Teenage Brain” is featured in an article published by The Journal Times. The article highlights his research on how teenagers’ brains grow at a faster rate than …
Amid Inflation, Shoppers Are Expected to Spend More this Holiday Season (Wisconsin Public Radio and Superior Daily Telegraph; O’Brien)
Executive director of the Kohl’s Center for Retailing Excellence, Jerry O’Brien, is quoted in an article published by Wisconsin Public Radio where he comments on how higher prices will impact consumer spending this holiday season.
Children with Incarcerated Parents (PBS WI; Poehlmann)
Professor Julie Poehlmann is featured in an episode of “University Place” produced by PBS Wisconsin. She reviews the impacts of parental incarceration on children.
Holiday Survival Tips from 5 Financial Pros (Edge Media Network-including 145 outlets in the U.S.; Whelan)
Clinical professor Christine B. Whelan was quoted in an Edge Media Network article where she shares her money-saving strategies and budgeting tips during holiday shopping season.
How to Manage Credit Card Debt When Holiday Shopping (The New York Times and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Collins)
Faculty director of the Center of Financial Security, J. Michael Collins, was quoted in a The New York Times article on how to navigate holiday shopping without taking on new debt.
Some Districts That Removed Police From Schools Brought Them Back (Teen Vogue; Fisher)
Associate Professor Ben Fisher was quoted in a recently published Teen Vogue article in regards to police presence in schools. Fisher is a strong advocate for allocating funds to what is proven to work for …
This Halloween, choose your costume wisely (Wisconsin State Journal; Mace)
Human Ecology Artist, Scholar and Photographer, Dakota Mace, was quoted in an article on madison.com to be mindful of cultural appropriation during the Halloween holiday.
Child poverty fell by nearly half in 2021, Census Bureau says (Marketplace; Halpern-Meekin)
Professor Sarah Halpern-Meekin reacts to the U. S. Census Bureau report on poverty and what the numbers tell us.
Oral history project honors 50 years of Native community’s activism, education at UW-Madison (Madison.com; Keeler)
Dr. Kasey Keeler tells about the launch of an oral history project honoring 50 years of American Indian student activism and education at University of Wisconsin–Madison.