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News & Events

SoHE News & Events: January 18-24

Collins Quoted on ABC News | WSJ features textile collection
Associate Professor Collins Speaks to ABC News on the Government Shutdown

Michael Collins

In a recent ABC News articleAssociate Professor J. Michael Collins was quoted on the government shutdown’s impact on people who rely on food and housing programs and those living paycheck-to-paycheck. Collins studies consumer decision-making with a focus is on financial capability and well-being in low-income families.

Textile Collection Anniversary Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

image of Appliqué and ZardoziSunday’s Wisconsin State Journal published a front-page article on the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection’s 50th Anniversary. It reviews the collection’s history and Prof. Allen as a material culture collector. Collections shows, One of A Kind, Ahead of Her Time: The Legacy of Helen Louise Allen and Applique to Zardozi open Jan. 27, 1-3pm.