The Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Consortium center just announced the 11 projects it will fund for 2020-21, with 3 SoHE faculty among the project leads.
Center for Financial Security
SoHE News: Aug 14–20
Angus opens a new show in Pittsburgh, Huambachano discusses Indigenous food sovereignty, Litzelman on the cancer caregiver burden, Whelan on back-to-school shopping changes, highlights from Human Ecology MS 2020 grads, and more.
SoHE News: Aug 7–13
Mace wins Fellowship.art award, Whelan discusses marriage and birth rate trends, Carter’s material culture take on “The Goonies,” Raison to present on depression and the pandemic, and more.
SoHE News: July 10-July 16
Halpern-Meekin discusses pandemic poverty implications with 1050 Bascom podcast, Collins joins Yahoo! Finance on retirement savings disparities in America, CommNS to host annual fundraising conference online in brief, Whelan offers work-from-home tips on WPR, and more.
Second Annual Junior Scholars Intensive Training Held Virtually
Scholars in the program, hosted by the Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Center, especially appreciated the opportunity to connect directly with one another and with mentors during online office hours.
SoHE News: June 12-18
Poehlmann-Tynan research with Sesame Workshop featured by university, Thomas talks mental health with alumni for UW Now, CFS RDRC hosts its second annual Junior Scholars in Training program, and more.
SoHE News: May 22-28
Design History PhD student wins major research award, McInnes describes the “wau” in Wisconsin place names, incoming undergrad wins Summit Credit Union scholarship, Whelan remembers an unorthodox self-help author, and more.
SoHE News: May 15-21
New faculty coming to SoHE, Addo on utility bills for struggling families, upcoming webinar on student debt management, and more.
Video: Finding Your “Pandemic Purpose”
Dr. Christine Whelan offers a brief guide to managing one’s new routines, challenges, and opportunities, alongside a roundup of other resources from SoHE faculty addressing the COVID-19 crisis.
SoHE News: Apr 24–30
Whelan on the baby boom (or bust), Fairbanks featured by Wisconsin Idea Seminar, CFS webinar now online, and more.