In the news: Human ecologists share insights to improve public understanding of key issues

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 …

Why Your Grandparents Might Move to Your College Campus (The Daily Beast; Shin)

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.

SoHE News: May 14–20

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.

SoHE News: Apr 2–8

Bartfeld wins CALS award and speaks with NPR’s Marketplace, Harvey research noted in New York Times, Huambachano to keynote Global Health Initiative summit 4/14, McInnes to discuss Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages 4/12, Duncan to present on mental health for farmers 4/9, and more.

SoHE News: Mar 5–11

Sarmiento quoted in LA Times, Halpern-Meekin on poverty impacts of COVID relief bill, grad student Evans keynotes for Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board, Shin publishes on community design for aging residents, Ashton publishes on food safety history, and more.

Congratulations and Farewells to SoHE Faculty This Summer

Several Human Ecology faculty have earned promotions in their departments, and we bid farewell to several retiring faculty.

SoHE News & Events: Mar 27–Apr 2

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SoHE News & Events: Dec 13–19

3D VR shopping’s impact on consumer decision-making | New research on bipolar depression treatment | O’Brien on the shortened holiday season and door-buster deals’ legality | Gaddis interviewed in Cap Times