Congratulations to Adriana Barrios, Engagement Manager for Exhibitions and Programs in the Center for Design and Material Culture, recipient of the 2022 the Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Award. This award and honor (established in …
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Four SoHE Faculty Earn Promotions
Drs. Robert L. Nix, Jennifer Gaddis, Kristin Litzelman, and Sarah Anne Carter return to campus with added distinction.
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: 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: Jan 22–28
Litzelman reports on Wisconsin community organizations’ efforts to combat loneliness during the pandemic, Fairbanks conversation on social weaving published in Textile: Cloth and Culture, Dong comments on the wellbeing design components of interiors, and more.
Meet CDMC’s New Producer-in-Residence
Gianofer Fields, veteran radio producer and storyteller, joins the CDMC in new role as Producer-in-Residence.
Material World: The Center for Design and Material Culture centers learning on the objects all around us
When COVID precautions limited in-person gatherings and closed campus galleries, the CDMC quickly adapted. Exhibitions were put online. Social media channels were revamped. And before the end of the summer, the center had launched a new website (cdmc.wisc.edu) as well as CDMC Conversations: live, online discussions between artists, designers, industry professionals, staff, and students.
SoHE News: Sep 4–10
Gaddis in The Atlantic on overlooked frontline workers in school reopenings, Carter op-eds in Washington Post and Cap Times, Sarmadi on mask safety and care on WPR, and more.
SoHE News: Aug 21–27
Sarmadi and Kurutz featured in UW News for cross-campus mask development project, new Angus show featured in Art & Object, Sarmadi discusses neck gaiters’ filtration against COVID-19, Gaddis featured in Edge Effects podcast, and more.
CDMC Summer Fellowships Offer Unique Research Support to UW Undergrads
Three undergraduate students recently presented the results of their Chipstone Foundation-supported summer research fellowships with the UW Center for Design and Material Culture at SoHE, showcasing projects in textile studies, material culture, and design thinking.