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Green is the trend for UW design students

February 11, 2009

With the economy in recession and consumers looking to cut costs however they can, it may not seem like the best time to focus on fashion and design. But students in the School of Human Ecology are doing just that in a course focused on creating products and apparel that are not only sustainable, but people actually want to buy.

Curiosities: Are people attracted to people who look like them?

January 30, 2009

Yes, says Linda Roberts, a professor of human development and family studies at UW–Madison. Roberts, who studies couples, says evidence supports this folk…

Enter ‘fairyland’ with Victorian crazy quilts

January 22, 2009

“A Fairyland of Fabrics: The Victorian Crazy Quilt” opens Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Design Gallery, located in the School of Human Ecology. The show runs through Sunday, March 8.