At the core of Human Ecology’s work is improving the quality of life of all people. In 2023, faculty and graduate students published research findings that are enhancing our understanding of key societal issues, from …
Consumer Science teaching faculty member Christine Whelan describes ways people can find more fulfillment while participating in the holiday shopping season, including spending money on experiences and putting emphasis on spending time with loved ones.
Consumer Science teaching faculty member Christine Whelan is quoted about the largely unregulated nature of the wellness industry, saying that it’s often hard to tell whether an influencer is being deceptive or a product just doesn’t work for a particular person. Whelan said she expects more lawsuits against influencers and that updated Federal Trade Commission guidelines are a “warning flag” for the industry.
Consumer Science teaching faculty member Christine Whelan is quoted about the resurging popularity of going to the movie theater, as well as the appeal and importance of taking a new look at prominent figures from history and popular culture.
Consumer Science teaching faculty member Christine Whelan discusses the American culture of busyness and how we might break out of a “loneliness loop” by simply spending more time with one another.
The School of Human Ecology isn’t about just hoping for a better future. By helping create it, human ecologists help others reach their full potentials, too. Such innovative thinking and initiative was on display in the Spring 2023 issue of On Wisconsin, UW–Madison’s award-winning alumni magazine, which featured several Human Ecology faculty and alumni.
TODAY: Wong presents to Social Security Advisory Board; New research from Bea, Shin; Next week: Thomas presents with HELI; Whelan talks pandexit on UW Now; and more.
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.
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.
Gaddis cited in The New Republic, Whelan advises on making your “pandexit,” Bogenschneider publishes second edition of researcher-policymaker engagement handbook with Routledge, and more.