ICT Newscast: International trade stepped up for tribes (ICT; Keeler)

Civil Society & Community Studies Assistant Professor Kasey Keeler explains the main ideas from her book “American Indians and the American Dream: Policies, Place, and Property in Minnesota,” published in May 2023. Keeler’s book explores how American Indian people have historically accessed homeownership in the U.S. and especially in her home state of Minnesota.

School Lunch: Justice On The Menu (The Integrated Schools Podcast; Gaddis)

Civil Society & Community Studies Associate Professor Jennifer Gaddis discusses the history of school lunch and the current challenges these programs face. Gaddis also explains the financial, labor and environmental justice issues associated with school lunch, and she encourages participation in school lunch programs as the best way to improve them.

From Cultural Appropriation to Cultural Appreciation at the Center for Design and Material Culture (Museum magazine; Carter, Dodge Francis, Jean, Jenkinson, Mace, Center for Design & Material Culture, Equity and Justice Network, Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, Indigenous EcoWell Initiative and Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery)

Human Ecology faculty, staff and a Ph.D. student describe the school’s efforts to use items from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection to help visitors understand the difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation.

Human Ecology faculty, alumni featured in “On Wisconsin” Spring 2023 issue

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.

Three Human Ecology honorees on Wisconsin’s Most influential Native American Leaders 2023 list

Madison365 released its list of Wisconsin’s 33 Most Influential Native American Leaders for 2023 and we have three Human Ecology honorees, including PhD student Josie Lee (Civil Society & Community Research), alumna Nicole Soulier ’09 …