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November 13, 2020

Professor Heckman to Discuss the Importance of Investing in Early Childhood Education

CEHD Director James J. Heckman will be presenting “Giving Kids a Fair Chance: A Business Strategy That Works” on Thursday, November 19 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST. The event, co-sponsored by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Milwaukee Succeeds, and the Medical College of Wisconsin Institute for Health & Equity, will be conducted via webinar. In this conversation, Professor Heckman will elaborate on the critical importance of high-quality early childhood education and how the business community can best support the sector. In the midst of the pandemic, investing in early childhood education is particularly crucial, as nearly one-third of our community providers have closed. Learn more or register for the event here.    
December 3, 2020

New Workshop Proceedings Paper on Breastfeeding and the Origins of Health

Fact: Breastfeeding and human milk are critically important to the health of mothers and infants, and consequently, the world population. While this is indeed a true statement, there are many challenges, misconceptions and emotions surrounding breastfeeding, which hinder the research and distribution of expert information into this very important field.
December 18, 2020

Professor Heckman to Lecture at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing 10th Anniversary Celebration

On January 7, as part of the tenth anniversary celebration of the University of Chicago Center in Beijing, CEHD Director James J. Heckman will present an overview of CEHD’s work on the China REACH project.
February 12, 2021

CEHD Executive Director to Speak at Marathon County Early Years Coalition Event

On February 16, CEHD Executive Director Alison Baulos will present CEHD research on the importance of investing in early childhood education, as part of a Marathon County Early Years Coalition event.