Tag Human ecology

Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism

March 20, 2017

A new study led by Sigan Hartley looks at the daily experiences of these parents to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.

Expert: Improve financial literacy by ‘paying regular attention’ to tasks

July 15, 2016

Nearly two-thirds of Americans couldn’t pass a basic financial literacy test, according to the FINRA Foundation’s National Financial Capability Study out this week. Those results aren’t surprising to J. Michael Collins, faculty director of the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

UW-Madison professor offers ‘Big Picture’ advice for new graduates

June 7, 2016

Graduation is a time for celebration, but it can also be filled with questions about the future. Christine B. Whelan remembers those days well.

CLI Spring Open House celebrates leadership development

April 27, 2016

The Coordinated Leadership Initiative has positively impacted curriculum, student organizations and employee engagement.

Donna Shalala keynote speaker for UW–Madison Global Summit for Women

April 7, 2016

The former UW–Madison chancellor will consider the status of women and well-being in Wisconsin and the world.

UW receives UN chair for global work on gender, well-being and peace

April 5, 2016

The chair will be the first in North America to interrelate the three areas through researchers, practitioners and advocates for knowledge exchange and collaboration.

Tax experts from UW–Madison

March 30, 2016

As the April 18 deadline to file taxes approaches, numerous experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to help reporters working on tax-related stories.

UW-Madison alumna and women’s financial equality advocate dies

February 8, 2016

Lorna Jorgenson Wendt gained national fame in 1996 as a pioneer in the quest for equality before, during and after marriage.

Business, human ecology schools open experimental, collaborative lab

April 23, 2013

Faculty and students from two UW–Madison schools are celebrating the opening of a new experimental lab — a collaboration between the School of Human Ecology and the Wisconsin School of Business to create a learning and research community within the university.