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

SoHE News and Events: November 9-15

Wagner Discusses New AAP Guidelines  |Robb’s Student Loan Paper Published + | Alter Exhibit Extended  |  Financial Life Skills Meets the Daily Cardinal


Dr. Amy Wagner on WPR and new AAP Guidance

Amy Lee Wagner“Helping children learn to regulate their behavior and emotions starts with adults who are able to regulate their own behavior and emotions,” states Dr Amy Wagner in this interview on The Morning Show on Wisconsin Public Radio in response to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Congratulations Amy on your inaugural experience as a campus expert!


Professor Cliff Robb Publishes Paper, featured in WalletHub

Cliff Robb estate planning videoConsumer Science Associate Professor Cliff Robb published The Influence of Student Loan Debt on Financial Satisfaction in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues. The paper shows evidence that borrowing from private lenders or multiple sources increases likelihood that an individual would be dissatisfied with past decisions, but no significant impact of student loan debt on financial satisfaction is noted.

The video of Dr. Robb’s September Back to School presentation, Estate Planning for a Lifetime, was posted. Also this month, he provided expert opinion for two WalletHub.com articles;  2018 Halloween Survey and Compare Credit Cards.

Financial Life Skills Course: Peer Educators & Great Instructors = Winning Combination

Linda Lepe photos.

Linda Lepe, Director of the Financial Life Skills Program rocks this interview with the Daily Cardinal – CLICK HERE to see the video interview.  Along with Peer Educator Ally Eslinger, Lepe lays out the need and more importantly, why it matters for students. The timing is wonderful as students begin enrolling for classes – great promotion for a great program.
Remembrance and Celebration show extended

A variety of altars are stacked on one another for the exhibitAlters are on display in the main entry in Nancy Nicholas Hall through November 27. In its second year, Remembrance and Celebration is inspired by the Mexican traditions for Day of the Dead. Last year’s contributions included displays honoring people and pets. The individual alters are meant to come together for a public display that build bridges between individuals and community. See the online photo gallery.