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News & Events

SoHE News and Stories: October 27 - November 2

Heather Kirkorian Quoted in Wisconsin Public Television Article | New Faculty Member Margaret Kerr | NCFR Student Honors


Heather Kirkorian Quoted in WPT Article

Heather Kirkorian

HDFS associate professor Heather Kirkorian was quoted by Wisconsin Public Television discussing kids and screen time. The article covers how highly critical it is that parents pay attention to the content they allow their children to watch and play. Read more on the article here.


New Faculty Member Margaret Kerr

Please welcome new faculty member Margaret Kerr to the School of Human Ecology. Kerr will be serving as an assistant professor in the department of Human Development and Family Studies. She was originally from South Lyon, Michigan and pursued different job positions before attending graduate school. A few fun facts about Kerr: she has two dogs and enjoys horseback riding. Read more about Margaret Kerr here.


SoHE Student Zoe Milavetz Receives NCFR Student Honors in 2017

Tree OutsideCongratulations to Zoe Milavetz on receiving recognition as an NCFR honors student! Milavetz is a senior in Human Development and Family Studies and a member of Professor Julie Poehlmann-Tynan’s research lab. The NCFR Honors Student Recognition program was established to acknowledge the outstanding accomplishments and academic success of Family Science students. By recognizing exceptional scholarship, leadership, and community service in graduating undergraduate and graduate students, NCFR aims to honor worthy recipients for their excellence, and encourage and empower them to continue to contribute to and excel in the field of Family Science.

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