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.
SoHE Undergrads to Lead Two Wisconsin Idea Fellowship Projects
Congratulations to Danielle Wendricks (CNPL) and Nina Sugaya (IA)! Their projects, two of just nine awarded this year, will address local hunger relief and biomass energy production in Kenya.
SoHE News: Apr 17–23
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CNPL Major Tina Marshalek Wins Truman Scholarship
Tina Marshalek, a Community and Nonprofit Leadership major, has been named one of just 62 Truman Scholars across the U.S. The award supports graduate study for college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to “making a difference” through public service.
SoHE News & Events: Feb 14–20
Readers respond to Gaddis op-ed | Fairbanks residency at Villa Terrace | Raison discusses inflammation, psychedelics, and depression with two podcasts | Badger$ense advises on how to read a job offer | New research from CSCS grad student with Morgridge colleagues
SoHE News & Events: Oct 4–10
Marianne Fairbanks and Dakota Mace to show in MMoCA’s Wisconsin Triennial | Jennifer Angus show opens this weekend | SoHE undergrad a local climate leader | Jerry O’Brien praises Von Maur’s entry into Madison | Jennifer Gaddis on WHYY to talk school lunch shaming
Activism at SoHE: From the Classroom to the Capitol
A conversation between climate strike speaker and SoHE undergrad Crystal Yichen Zhao and a SoHE professor who researches youth activism, Dr. Connie Flanagan, shows how SoHE lessons transfer from research to action.
SoHE News & Events: Aug 30 – Sep 5
Advice for new students (and their parents); Wisconsin second-lowest in credit card debt; and three faculty promotions.
HDFS Student Julia Presten Soars High
When NYC native Julia Presten was in high school she founded ANGELIC NYC, a clothing company with a positive message and that donates to nonprofits. Today, Julia’s company is continuing to grow and she is …