Why did 40 students travel to New York City in January? To learn first-hand about the retailing landscape and connect with alumni of Human Ecology’s outstanding program. The Student Retail Association’s trip allowed students to participate …
If you were sitting on a plane: Q&A with alum Connor Martz
Connor Martz graduated from the Community & Nonprofit Leadership [CNPL] program in 2016 and went on to earn a PhD at Auburn University, his dissertation – “Biopyschosocial Mechanisms of Lupus Progression among Black Women.” Before …
HDFS Alumna to compete in her third Winter Olympics
February 2/2022 – In opening game Team USA’s Brianna Decker collided with Finland’s Ronja Savolainen, causing devastating injury to her left leg taking Decker out of the tournament and Olympic Games. Source: Washington Post Three …
Areli Estrada (MS ’21) recognized in list of Wisconsin’s most influential Latino leaders for 2021
Areli Estrada, who completed her MS in Human Ecology in 2021, was recognized by Madison365 for being among the most influential Latino leaders in Wisconsin for 2021.
MFA Graduate Han-Ah Yoo Flourished with SoHE Supports
The new Human Ecology alum reflects on the advisors and funding opportunities that allowed her to “find my identity and concrete philosophy as a designer, an artist, and an educator.”
SoHE PhD Graduate to Find “Work That I Need, and Work That Needs Me”
A Q&A with Dr. Troy M. Williams, who graduated in spring 2021 from SoHE’s PhD program in Civil Society and Community Research.
SoHE News: May 7–13
Wong to present to Social Security Advisory Board; Undergrads highlighted by the university; Kirkorian on proposed “Instagram for Kids”; new research from Papp, Nix; and more.
SoHE News: Apr 2–8
Bartfeld wins CALS award and speaks with NPR’s Marketplace, Harvey research noted in New York Times, Huambachano to keynote Global Health Initiative summit 4/14, McInnes to discuss Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages 4/12, Duncan to present on mental health for farmers 4/9, and more.
SoHE News: Mar 19–Apr 1
New research from Drs. Harvey, Dodge Francis, and Papp; HDFS PhD student Tia Murray on the role of doulas in addressing the racial inequities in Madison-area maternal and child health; Whelan on pandemic parenting on The Today Show; Gaddis on school lunch in The Conversation; and more.
SoHE News: Mar 12–18
Halpern-Meekin discusses the poverty aids in the newly passed American Rescue Plan on WPR, Kirkorian shares tips on transitioning kids back to in-person schooling, Collins describes the WisconsinSaves program on Yahoo! Finance, Gaddis on extended school lunch program through summer, Huambachano to keynote UW Global Health Symposium, and more.