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Center for Financial Security
SoHE News & Events: Mar 13–26
SoHE and Extension experts advise on family finances in COVID-19 crisis | DiPrete Brown promotes COVID-19 survey for Wisconsin | Whelan shares tips for mental health under safer-at-home guidance | Keeler profiled in Badger Insider | Addo on the value of a writing community | Shim APLUS research featured on PsychCentral | Outside Magazine highlights Raison’s heat therapy research | Badger$ense covers credit scores for Badger Herald | CFS research cited in Motley Fool | Hartley on parent-child relationships in families with children on the autism spectrum | Shim on young adults’ relationship choices and financial resources | Hilgendorf and Moore on collaborative health equity evaluation models | Ahrens on multiple internships for college students
“Personal Financial Education Should Be for Everyone”
A Q&A with Dr. Cliff Robb, of Consumer Science, on UW–Madison’s personal finance major becoming an AFCPE® Registered Education Program.
SoHE News & Events: Jan 24–30
Tenure for 3 SoHE faculty | Child Development Lab launches new website | Faculty discussion next Tuesday about course release | New research from Kerr | Olive, Fairbanks, Gaddis, and Angus in the news
SoHE News & Events: Jan 17–23
Poehlmann-Tynan on child visitation rooms in prisons | Center for Financial Security to advise national program to counsel low- and moderate-income consumers | Whelan discusses Madison’s #1 work-life balance ranking and on New Year’s Resolutions | Raison live event on the mind-body connection | Fairbanks to speak at Kent State | Shim’s new research on the college-to-career financial transition | Dodge Francis on diversifying the research profession
SoHE News & Events: Sep 27–Oct 3
“Intersections” show glowingly reviewed in The Isthmus | Major funding awarded to research financial vulnerability | Christine Whelan talks clothing rental | Jennifer Gaddis in Mother Jones | Jennifer Angus show opening soon in St. Pete
Junior Scholars in Training Program Preps the Next Generation of Financial Vulnerability Researchers
The Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Center mentors a diverse cohort of future leaders in the field.
SoHE News & Events: August 9-15
What’s really in our clothes?; Back-to-school savings tips; Background TV’s impact on kids; and more.
SoHE Recognizes Two Grad Students as Exemplary Mentors with New Award
Winners Madelaine L’Esperance and Carolyn Liesen graduate this summer with an extra feather in their caps.
Understanding Poverty: Getting Beyond Just Dollars and Cents
A new book by SoHE professor Sarah Halpern-Meekin proposes the idea of “social poverty” as a key factor in people’s well-being and decisions.