• Allison Karpyn to study food insecurity as Fulbright

    Allison Karpyn to study food insecurity as Fulbright

    November 21, 2016

    Dr. Allison Karpyn, assistant professor of human development and family studies, and associate director of the Center for Education Research and Social Policy, has been named a Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Karpyn will study the issue of food insecurity in th …

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  • Giving for Global campaign initiative

    Giving for Global campaign initiative

    November 15, 2016

    November is #UDGlobalMonth and the College of Education and Human Development has launched a “Giving for Global” campaign. The goal of this campaign is to raise funds to support CEHD students studying abroad in Barbados and South Africa, and student te …

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  • Dr. Fleury-Steiner partners with students on domestic violence research

    Dr. Fleury-Steiner partners with students on domestic violence research

    November 14, 2016

    Dr. Ruth Fleury-Steiner, associate professor in human development and family studies, and Dr. Susan Miller, professor of sociology and criminal justice, are involved in a partnership with the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Delaware’s …

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  • HDFS students collaborate with community organizations

    HDFS students collaborate with community organizations

    October 27, 2016

    During summer session, HDFS students had the chance to work with organizations on service learning projects under the guidance of instructor Cory Gilden. Families and Developmental Disabilities (HDFS 270) students designed projects in collaboration wit …

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  • Rita Landgraf, alumna, joins College of Health Sciences

    Rita Landgraf, alumna, joins College of Health Sciences

    October 25, 2016

    It was announced that Rita Landgraf will join the College of Health Science in 2017 as a professor of practice and distinguished health and social services administrator in residence. Landgraf graduated from the community and family services program in …

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  • Follow up: Ph.D. students return from Warsaw START workshop

    Follow up: Ph.D. students return from Warsaw START workshop

    October 4, 2016

    In July 2016, HDFS student Juana Gaviria-Loaiza, along with eight other graduate students, attended the Statistical Teaching and Analytic Research Training workshop in Warsaw, Poland at the University of Warsaw. The international workshop brought toget …

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  • HDFS Global Research Series

    HDFS Global Research Series

    September 23, 2016

    October 28, 2016, 2-5PM Gore Hall 102, Reception Following 5-7PM, Gore Hall Atrium The HDFS Global Research Series focuses on contemporary cutting-edge scholarship in the family sciences field.  Every semester the GRS features internationally renowned …

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  • Dr. Hallam featured in WalletHub’s Best/Worst States to Have a Baby

    Dr. Hallam featured in WalletHub’s Best/Worst States to Have a Baby

    August 8, 2016

    Dr. Rena Hallam was featured as an expert on WalletHub’s 2016 evaluation of the best and worst states to have a baby.  She provided insight on the financial factors parents may want to take into account when planning to have a child as well as what mun …

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  • Mindfulness Summer Camp at Laboratory Preschool

    Mindfulness Summer Camp at Laboratory Preschool

    July 25, 2016

    The Laboratory Preschool has hosted a summer camp teaching mindfulness to children through eastern-inspired practices that encourage focus, understanding and self-control. Every morning, children and the instructors spend time outside practicing yoga a …

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  • Graduate Students host Cross University Collaborative Mentoring Conference

    Graduate Students host Cross University Collaborative Mentoring Conference

    July 21, 2016

    On June 9-10, the University of Delaware had its turn hosting the Cross University Collaborative Mentoring Conference (CUCMC). An annual regional conference that brings together graduate students and young scholars, along with their mentors. This year’ …

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