Republicans propose bill to end work permits for 14, 15 year olds (The Badger Herald; Riser)

Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies Quentin Riser describes the negative consequences of child labor, including a lower chance of working children enrolling in higher education and higher risk of not getting enough sleep, exercise or leisure time. Riser said marginalized and impoverished communities are more likely to be negatively affected.

Human Ecology welcomes new faculty and instructional staff

We are excited to welcome eight new faculty and three new instructional staff to campus this fall. Each department will add at least two faculty or instructional staff members, bringing a wealth of expertise and …