Design Studies Department Chair and Professor Jung-hye Shin explains how intergenerational living, a recent trend on some college campuses, is actually not all that new. Shin also discusses the elements intergenerational housing should ideally have to accommodate all of its residents, as well as the potential outcomes of this type of housing.
How to Shop More Sustainably with Majid Sarmadi (Badger Vibes; Sarmadi)
Professor Majid Sarmadi, a textile chemist, offers tips for being more sustainability minded when shopping for clothes and other goods.
With pocket-sized Hello! Loom, weave got it made (The Cap Times; Fairbanks)
Hello! Loom, a company co-founded by Associate Professor Marianne Fairbanks, creates pocket-sized looms that she hopes will encourage people to slow down and keep their hands busy with something other than a smartphone.
Four graduate students receive teaching and mentoring scholarship awards
Each year, the School of Human Ecology recognizes graduate students with scholarship awards in outstanding teaching and mentoring. The Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award recognizes graduate students who work to be excellent and equitable educators. …
Human Ecology welcomes new faculty members
The School of Human Ecology is thrilled to welcome five outstanding scholars joining our faculty this fall. They are strengthening our teaching and research in the areas of consumer science, civil society & community studies, …
New Faculty Focus: Erin Hamilton
Erin Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Design Studies, joined the School of Human Ecology in fall 2022. This Q&A shares a glimpse into her experiences and research. Hometown: Sugar Land, TX Educational/professional background: • Ph.D. Architecture …
Prof Hark, grad student Henry Obeng & 2 MFA alumnae together in stunning exhibition
Going beyond games-Assoc Prof Ponto on the untapped potential of VR
Grad student Henry Obeng part of exhibition blending art, data science
Angus receives Creative Arts Award
Congratulations Professor Jennifer Angus upon receiving a 2022 Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Award. Creating some of the most provocative work in an art museum setting, Angus’ medium is insects and has exhibited her work …