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Though she depends on modern technology, Lisa Frank’s work has a decidedly Victorian flair. Like famed Victorian textile designer William Morris, she uses patterns to create order out of the wild natural world, turning elegant snapshots of nature into intricate tapestries.
New Routes to Community Health announces the publication of "Immigrant Media Making - New Voices for Community Health."
On Saturday, May 7, the School of Human Ecology and the Textile and Apparel Student Association (TASA) will host their annual design gallery and fashion show at Monona Terrace. Showcasing the work of apparel, textile and interior design students, the show is named "La Moda Processa," highlighting the phases of design.
Karen Holden, UW–Madison Center for Financial Security affiliate and professor emerita of consumer science in the School of Human Ecology, served as an adviser on the recently launched Sesame Street financial education initiative "For Me, for You, for Later: First Steps to Spending, Sharing, and Saving."
The Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin–Madison recently awarded 11 matching grants totaling $334,739 to support service learning, community-based research or civic engagement work by UW–Madison faculty and researchers in the areas of education, environment or health.
The design studies department and Design Gallery at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are co-sponsoring Architecture in Perspective 25, the international conference of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI), in Madison on Oct. 20-24.
The Social Security Administration has awarded $3.1 million to support research on financial education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
It comes as no surprise that many children suffer when a parent is behind bars. But as rates of incarceration grew over the past 30 years, researchers were slow to focus on the collateral damage to children.
The parents of grown children with autism are more likely to divorce than couples with typically developing children, according to new data from a large longitudinal study of families of adolescents and adults with autism.
The University of Wisconsin Center for Nonprofits will study the role nonprofit/community-based health and social service organizations played in reducing disparities in infant mortality. A $50,000 award provided through the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research was announced this week and will make the research effort possible.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty member has received an award from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to increase the well-being of children and families by advancing evidence-based policymaking.
While 89 percent of K-12 teachers agree that students should either take a financial education course or pass a competency test for personal finance before graduating from high school, relatively few teachers believe they are adequately prepared to teach such topics, according to a study by two University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers.
The authors of a new book about informing policymaking with research have devoted their careers to bridging the gap between the research and public policy communities.
University Preschool children in hardhats will assist at the School of Human Ecology groundbreaking at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 30, at 1300 Linden Drive.
Oscar Rennebohm Foundation, Morgridge Center for Public Service team to expand nonprofit leadership developmentApril 8, 2010
The Oscar Rennebohm Foundation has announced a gift of $100,000 to expand the work of the UW Center for Nonprofits in the School of Human Ecology.
The Family Financial Security Symposium, which will explore research examining why consumers sometimes make choices they later regret and put their families at financial risk, will be held on the UW–Madison campus April 19-20.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison and a new member of the Madison business community both are benefiting from a partnership intended to improve the retailer's operations and the long-term quality of its employee-owners.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for Financial Security has received first-year funding of $1.48 million to participate in the Social Security Administration's new Financial Literacy Research Consortium (FLRC).
A lecture that delves into the songs and sexuality of ancient Greek drinking parties and a talk on the 1989 German revolution that brought down the Berlin Wall are just two events that will mark the Year of the Humanities on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
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