SoHE News: Apr 9–22

Thomas speaks with WORT and PBS Wisconsin on recent events’ impact on Black Americans’ mental health; Whelan joins Badger Talks on post-COVID socializing; Dodge Francis publishes new research on COVID-19 stress and coping among Native American and Alaska Natives; and more.

Experience (Still) Required: Internships set SoHE students apart—even in a work-from-home world

Last spring, as companies and schools scrambled to move online, SoHE students found their summer internships being cancelled. Salvaging those opportunities required moving work online—fast.

Congratulations and Farewells to SoHE Faculty This Summer

Several Human Ecology faculty have earned promotions in their departments, and we bid farewell to several retiring faculty.

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.

Design Studies PhD Student Natalie Wright Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Natalie Wright, who just completed her first year of PhD coursework in Design Studies, has won the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Recognized as a top applicant, Wright will research histories of making and disability under the mentorship of Professors Marina Moskowitz and Sarah Anne Carter.