The McKnight Foundation and Minnesota Center for Book Arts have named Professor Mary Hark, of SoHE’s Design Studies department, a 2021 McKnight Book Artist Fellow for her hand papermaking works.
SoHE News: Apr 30–May 6
Three CNPL grads featured by university, Wong explains rebuilding local consumer confidence, RCB major talks fashion with The Black Voice, Whelan on pandexit resocialization, and more.
SoHE News: Apr 9–22
Thomas speaks with WORT and PBS Wisconsin on recent events’ impact on Black Americans’ mental health; Whelan joins Badger Talks on post-COVID socializing; Dodge Francis publishes new research on COVID-19 stress and coping among Native American and Alaska Natives; and more.
Sarmiento, Bea Research Projects Win Support Under UW Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative
SoHE PIs will examine the relationship between minimum wage policies and low-income families’ access to financial services, and how COVID-19 affected essential immigrant workers.
Olive, Whelan Win Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers recognizes the quick and thoughtful responses of two SoHE experts in addressing pandemic-related financial challenges for families, couples, and individuals.
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.
Dr. Cliff Robb Wins Teaching Excellence Award
His transformation of UW’s personal finance major, founding of the Badger$ense program, and personable commitment to his students’ learning and growth landed Dr. Robb the “Class of 1955” Teaching Excellence Award.
SoHE News: Jan 15–21
Robb wins distinguished teaching award from university, news from two Design Studies alumnae, Nix joins Pediatrics podcast to discuss his toddler healthy eating research, Huambachano publishes on Peruvian Amazonian land management models, Whelan advises on battling the winter blues, and more.
Dr. Dilworth-Bart Wins Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring
SoHE’s Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Dr. Janean E’guya Dilworth-Bart has won the 2020-21 Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring, a UW award recognizing faculty who have made an exceptional effort in mentoring women faculty at the university.
SoHE News: Oct 23–29
Addo featured on NPR’s Marketplace, Gaddis wins IACP book award, Personal Finance majors take 3rd place in financial planning competition, and more.