Thomas & Wong Present to Hundreds of Alumni in UW Now Livestream

Dr. Alvin Thomas discussed Black men’s mental health and Dr. Nancy Wong the future of consumer behavior in two virtual discussions, hosted by Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association, that drew hundreds of alumni audience members in recent weeks.

SoHE News: June 5-11

• Addo on the racial wealth disparity in the stock market rebound
• Remembering Mark Anthony Rolo
• Awards to SoHE faculty from Global Health Institute and Baldwin Wisconsin Idea
• Personal finance online degree written up in On Wisconsin magazine, 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.

Dr. Melody Harvey to Join Consumer Science in Fall 2020

Currently the National Poverty Fellow at the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families, Harvey studies how public policies affect economically vulnerable populations in the U.S., with a focus on the effects of K-16 financial education on the financial outcomes of youth and young adults across different socioeconomic groups.

SoHE News: May 1-7

Student accomplishments to celebrate, Collins joins Crossroads of Ideas COVID-19 discussion, Addo on financial impacts for millennials, and more.

SoHE News: Apr 24–30

Whelan on the baby boom (or bust), Fairbanks featured by Wisconsin Idea Seminar, CFS webinar now online, and more.

SoHE News: Apr 10–16

CNPL major wins Truman Scholarship, Grad student connects local farms’ produce with Latino/Indigenous families in need, Consumer Science PhD alum publishes CDL research in Nature, Hartley featured on WPR and Wisconsin State Journal, Halpern-Meekin applies “social poverty” concept to understanding families’ COVID experiences, and more.