• HDFS researchers study impact of working with Early Head Start families

    HDFS researchers study impact of working with Early Head Start families

    October 20, 2015

    Led by four HDFS faculty members, Starting at Home is a five-year federally funded research project aimed at promoting healthy relationships in families with young children.  This study trains home visitors at the university’s New Directions Early Head …

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  • Delaware Online features a piece by Dr. Bahira Trask

    Delaware Online features a piece by Dr. Bahira Trask

    September 28, 2015

    Delaware’s News Journal featured a piece written by Dr. Bahira Trask, Professor and department Chair, on the evolution of the American family and the need to update policies that impact work/life balance. To read the editorial, visit Delaware Online.

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  • HDFS hosts the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference

    HDFS hosts the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference

    September 21, 2015

    On Friday, October 16, HDFS is hosting the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference with sponsorship support from Wilmington University and the University of Maryland. The conference is titled “Families as Advocates: Healthcare, Disabilities …

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  • Memorial Service Scheduled for Dr. Staci Perlman – Sept. 18

    Memorial Service Scheduled for Dr. Staci Perlman – Sept. 18

    September 15, 2015

    The University will hold a memorial service for Dr. Perlman at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 18 in the Gallery of the Perkins Student Center. Dr. Perlman, who passed away on August 12, will be remembered by speakers including John Fantuzzo of the Univers …

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  • In Memoriam: Dr. Staci Perlman, assistant professor of HDFS

    In Memoriam: Dr. Staci Perlman, assistant professor of HDFS

    August 31, 2015

    Staci Perlman, assistant professor of human development and family studies at the University of Delaware, with a joint appointment in UD’s Delaware Education and Research Development Center (DERDC), passed away on Aug. 12, after a brief illness. A memo …

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  • Administration for Children & Families blog remembers Staci Perlman

    Administration for Children & Families blog remembers Staci Perlman

    August 26, 2015

    The Administration for Children & Families (ACF), of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), recently published a blog entry in which Staci Perlman is remembered by her colleague, Marsha Basloe, a Senior Advisor in Early Childhood …

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  • Delaware Today article features Dr. Palkovitz

    Delaware Today article features Dr. Palkovitz

    August 25, 2015

    A new Delaware Today article, “The Mr. Mom Dilemma”, features Dr. Palkovitz, an HDFS professor and longtime researcher of fathers involvement and men’s roles in the family. To read the article, click here.

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  • Rob Palkovitz featured in WalletHub’s Rating of Best and Worst States for Working Dads

    Rob Palkovitz featured in WalletHub’s Rating of Best and Worst States for Working Dads

    July 7, 2015

    Professor Rob Palkovitz of Human Development and Family Studies recently appeared on a panel of experts on WalletHub’s 2015 Rating of Best and Worst States for Working Dads. Palkovitz, a longtime researcher and publisher of books on fatherhood, shared …

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  • CEHD welcomes new leaders

    CEHD welcomes new leaders

    June 22, 2015

    As of July 1, there will be several new leaders in the College of Education and Human Development. We are pleased to announce that these changes include the appointment of Dr. Bahira Trask as department chair of Human Development and Family Studies. Pl …

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  • Professor Nancy Weiss receives Dybward Humanitarian Award

    Professor Nancy Weiss receives Dybward Humanitarian Award

    June 9, 2015

    Professor Nancy Weiss was awarded the Dybward Humanitarian Award in recognition of her decades of service as an advocate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The award was given by the American Association on Intellectual a …

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