Tag School of Human Ecology

Mindfulness-focused childbirth education leads to less depression, better birth experiences

May 24, 2017

A study shows mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during childbirth can improve women’s childbirth experiences and reduce their depression symptoms during pregnancy and the early postpartum period.

Commencement spotlight: Class of 2017

May 7, 2017

Some overcame immense challenges to get here. All have achieved a cherished goal. See how some members of the Class of 2017 made their mark.

Returning adult students honored for overcoming obstacles

April 7, 2017

The winners of the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award have resumed their academic pursuits after a significant interruption and have attained senior status while handling all the demands of adult life.

Three deans reappointed after 5-year reviews

March 16, 2017

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins, School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden, and School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.

UW financial literacy program wins Governor’s Award

January 13, 2017

MADISON – The Financial Life Skills Program in the School of Human Ecology was one of 15 recipients of the 2016 Governor’s Financial Literacy …

UW’s first Philanthropy Lab class to award $50,000 to nonprofit groups

December 8, 2016

On Dec. 12, members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s first Philanthropy Lab class will award $10,000 each to five local nonprofits, in the culmination of a new semester-long course that offered an innovative learning opportunity in philanthropic giving.

Big Apple Badgers: Stacy Igel

December 8, 2016

New York-based fashion designer Stacy Igel, founder and creative director of the Boy Meets Girl clothing line, has made it big in a business that’s always changing. Igel found her niche in UW–Madison’s School of Human Ecology and Wisconsin School of Business. She’s our latest “Big Apple Badger.”

Review process begins for 2 deans, 1 director

October 4, 2016

This fall, reviews are underway for Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins; School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim; and School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden.

Common ‘Threads’ displayed at SoHE student fashion show

May 4, 2016

Students in the Textiles and Fashion Design Program in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Human Ecology presented “Threads 2016: IMPACT” on Saturday, April 30 …

Boundless Together, Part 4

November 6, 2015

The last of four new commercials about UW–Madison will premiere this weekend during the Badger football game. Learn more about the research highlighted in the spot.

Tip: The 12 days of experts

December 11, 2013

For many, the holiday season brings joy, fun and cookies. Lots of cookies.