The class is part of the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology’s “EcoWell” initiative. The initiative provides grants and awards for research projects, conference fees to support Indigenous students and staff, and opportunities to collaborate with other departments.
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Meet Carolee Dodge Francis, the first Native woman to chair a department at UW–Madison
For the last 30 years, Carolee Dodge Francis has held influential roles in public health and health education in Native American communities and higher education. Now she is adding another first to her career as the first Native woman to chair a department on the UW–Madison campus.
UW System honors two from UW–Madison with DEI achievement awards
The prestigious UW System awards recognized UW–Madison faculty members Carolina Sarmiento and Finn Enke for their longstanding service and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging on campus.
‘Uncut Attire’ exhibit showcases Indigenous textile fashions and techniques
Uncut highlights the ways in which these cultures create a system of fashion, not around the changes of silhouette and hemlines but rather through the subtle differences in woven designs.
UW’s Carolee Dodge Francis co-authors study investigating impact of coping with COVID-19 on women of color in the U.S.
This study—co-authored by Carolee Dodge Francis, Ecology of Human Well-Being Professor—was conducted to identify processes of coping with COVID-19 and determine their impact on emotional well-being for women of color in the United States. A …
Indigenous EcoWell Initiative seeks beadwork artists for October showcase
The Indigenous EcoWell Initiative in the School of Human Ecology is looking for five Indigenous beadwork artists to provide demonstrations during a beading event on Oct. 13.
School of Human Ecology’s Alvin Thomas launches new Black Fatherhood Podcast
Dr. Alvin Thomas, with support from UW–Madison’s School of Human Ecology and UW Extension, is pleased to announce the debut of the Black Fatherhood Podcast, which aims to educate, validate and elevate Black Fatherhood to …
School of Human Ecology hosts inaugural Equity & Justice Summer Institute
The diverse areas of study within Human Ecology have long intersected in a shared focus on improving opportunities and experiences for youth and families, particularly those who are underrepresented and underserved in our communities. The …
Join us for a local Fandango Sin Fronteras on April 6
Join us on Wednesday, April 6, for live music with jaraneres and bailadores from Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, and Santa Ana, California and Veracruz, Mexico.
Collaborative ‘Mapping Dejope’ project will create digital story map of our shared environment
Kasey Keeler, Assistant Professor of Civil Society & Community Studies and American Indian Studies, is leading an interdisciplinary community-engaged project, “Mapping Dejope: Indigenous Histories and Presence in Madison,” which will collect histories from UW and …