Exterior of Nancy Nicholas Hall in the evening, with lamps and windows glowing.
News & Events

SoHE News and Events: July 12-18

Poehlmann-Tynan on opportunities for families experiencing a parent’s incarceration; Collins on youth philanthopy; and the Center for Financial Security on financial abuse.

Julie Poehlmann

Human Development and Family Studies professor Julie Poehlmann-Tynan was recently quoted in an Isthmus article describing a new Dane County program, Parenting Inside Out, that helps inmates be better parents. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service also featured Poehlmann-Tynan’s work in an article featuring exclusive photos and video from Camp Reunite at a prison in Fond du Lac.

Mary Beth Collins

Director of the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies Mary Beth Collins shared her expertise in a Wisconsin State Journal article about children who use their birthdays as opportunities to give back. She also on how technology and an expanding awareness of philanthropic activity has changed the game for nonprofit, philanthropic, and community efforts, including GoFundMe, Facebook Birthday fundraising, and Amazon registry wish lists.

Hawaii Business Magazine warned of the many forms of financial abuse that islanders experience, citing research by the Center for Financial Security about the prevalence of financial abuse in situations of domestic violence.