• 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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  • Faculty and graduate students travel to Greece

    Faculty and graduate students travel to Greece

    July 12, 2016

    In May 2016, a group of early childhood education faculty members, graduate students and the Interim Dean of CEHD traveled to Greece to visit the University of Patras and University of Athens. This trip fostered an international collaboration in early …

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  • Nadisha Downs is a Summer Research All-Star

    Nadisha Downs is a Summer Research All-Star

    July 12, 2016

    Nadisha Downs, a Human Services major, was featured on UD’s tumblr account along with other summer researchers. Nadisha was selected as a McNair’s Scholar and is working alongside Dr. Rob Palkovitz researching perceptions of fatherhood among urban Afri …

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  • News Journal features Cara Cuccuini-Harmon, Ph.D. Student

    News Journal features Cara Cuccuini-Harmon, Ph.D. Student

    June 27, 2016

    Cara Cuccuini-Harmon, a Ph.D. student and graduate instructor in HDFS, was featured by The News Journal in the Delaware Voices opinion column. Cuccuini-Harmon wrote “Executive function skills are vital for children” on the essential skills that should …

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  • Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

    Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

    June 2, 2016

    On May 27, 2016, the College of Education and Human Development held a convocation ceremony to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2016. HDFS was proud to recognize the accomplishments of our Doctoral, Masters and Undergraduate students who will g …

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  • ECE Students help develop toys for Lab Preschool

    ECE Students help develop toys for Lab Preschool

    May 26, 2016

    During Spring 2016, Early Childhood Education majors collaborated with Mechanical Engineering students on a project to design and build developmentally appropriate toys for the children at the Laboratory Preschool. Months of collaboration between ECE a …

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  • Congratulations to Attalie Carnavali!

    Congratulations to Attalie Carnavali!

    May 23, 2016

    Attalie Carnavalie, senior Human Services major, was given the 2015-2016 Grossman Memorial Award by the Division of Student Life. The Grossman Award, established by the class of 1963, recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated exceptional …

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  • Congratulations to the 2015-2016 award winners!

    Congratulations to the 2015-2016 award winners!

    May 19, 2016

    Congratulations to the 2015-2016 award winners! Human Development and Family Studies graduate and undergraduate students were recognized at the Celebration of Excellence on Friday, May 13. Students received awards to recognize their exceptional work in …

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  • Dr. Trask featured in WalletHub’s Best/Worst States for Working Mothers

    Dr. Trask featured in WalletHub’s Best/Worst States for Working Mothers

    May 10, 2016

    Dr. Bahira Trask was featured as an expert on WalletHub’s 2016 evaluation of the Best/Worst States for Working Mothers. Dr. Trask provided insight on the challenges and supports that impact work/life balance for working mothers.

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  • 2016 Steele Symposium

    2016 Steele Symposium

    May 10, 2016

    On April 29, many HDFS students and faculty participated in the annual Steele Symposium at the Embassy Suites. Over 40 students presented posters and papers of their research work, and some were recognized with awards for their research contributions. …

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