Tag School of Human Ecology

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.

Professor helps ‘Sesame Street’ reach children of imprisoned parents

June 12, 2013

For the past two years, psychologist Julie Poehlmann’s worked as an advisor for “Sesame Street” on developing materials that will help children with incarcerated parents and the people who are taking care of them.

Large, culturally significant textile collection unpacked

June 6, 2013

Yes, all kinds of works of art are being unpacked as part of the more than 13,000-piece Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. The collection had been housed off campus for four years while work was being completed on the new Nancy Nicholas Hall in the School of Human Ecology Building.