Department Chair and Professor of Consumer Science Cliff Robb discusses the importance of the holiday shopping season for businesses big and small, especially in the face of inflation and cost of living increases.
Department Chair and Professor of Consumer Science Cliff Robb is quoted about what he calls “generational indebtedness” when multiple generations of a family owe money on student loans, which he says can create a feeling of despair.
NEA grant to support Angus exhibit at Staten Island Museum, new SoHE online degree highlighted by UW, returning personal finance student featured on NHL.com, and more.
His transformation of UW’s personal finance major, founding of the Badger$ense program, and personable commitment to his students’ learning and growth landed Dr. Robb the “Class of 1955” Teaching Excellence Award.
Robb wins distinguished teaching award from university, news from two Design Studies alumnae, Nix joins Pediatrics podcast to discuss his toddler healthy eating research, Huambachano publishes on Peruvian Amazonian land management models, Whelan advises on battling the winter blues, and more.
Robb, Wong, and O’Brien lend insights on Black Friday 2020; Angus & Fairbanks featured in new international show; new research from Huambachano, DiPrete Brown, Gaddis, Horowitz, Bea, Raison, and Hartley; and more.
Raison joins scientific advisory board of John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, Whelan discusses staying happy under stricter safer-at-home orders, Collins talks military debt with Wallethub, Robb on the debt and homeownership connection, and more.
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.
SoHE and CommNS win 3 WPP grants, Addo featured in Newsweek on pandemic economic relief, Duncan publishes on postpartum wellbeing, Community Altar Project goes virtual for 2020, and more.
Wei Dong’s teaching prowess profiled in Madison Magazine, Kerr research briefs examine parents’ mental health in the pandemic, Poehlmann-Tynan on children witnessing violence, Addo and Robb win grant to study transfer student success, and more.