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News & Events

SoHE News and Events: June 21-27


Dr. Majid Sarmadi Interviewed on WPR on Lands’ End – Delta Airlines Law Suit
Majid Sarmadi

Dr. Majid Sarmadi spoke on WPR on the Delta lawsuit against Land’s End. “Consumers want many different properties from our products that they don’t have naturally: fire- and wrinkle- and smell- and water-resistant. More labels? More chemicals,” he warned. “Any time you put a chemical against your skin, because skin is the largest organ, you have to be careful.” Hear the A Look Inside the Clothes We Wear interview.

Michelle Kwasny on the Wisconsin Idea River Tour
Wisconsin Ideas 2019 tour stops graphic

SoHE’s Michelle Kwasny joined 40 faculty and academic staff for a five day, 600 mile bus tour of Wisconsin’s famous waterways as part of the Wisconsin Idea Seminar, which serves to introduce new employees to the Wisconsin Idea and collaborations between UW–Madison and communities across the state, as well as opportunities to experience their state. Read more.

Promega Summer Art Showcase Symposium
Weaving show detail

The Promega Summer Art Showcase opened earlier this month with a speaker symposium featuring SoHE’s Marina Moskowitz, Marianne Fairbanks, and Carolyn Jenkinson. If you missed it, a video of the talk is now available. “Studying History, Designing the Future” displays SoHE student artwork inspired by The Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection.