• 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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  • Congratulations Spring 2015 Graduates!

    Congratulations Spring 2015 Graduates!

    June 2, 2015

    On Saturday, March 30 the University of Delaware Commencement ceremony recognized students graduating in Spring 2015. Among those who graduated was HDFS student Kendell Daughtry, who completed his Bachelor’s degree in Human Services over the course of …

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  • Dr. Barbara Settles named the 2015 Torch Award recipient by Women’s Caucus

    Dr. Barbara Settles named the 2015 Torch Award recipient by Women’s Caucus

    May 15, 2015

    University of Delaware Women’s Caucus named Dr. Barbara Settles as the recipient of the 2015 Torch Award in recognition of her work advocating for the rights of women on campus for over four decades. UDaily reported on the Torch Award, and the luncheon …

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  • Wednesday, April 15 is Project Search, UD’s educational job fair for students and alumni

    Wednesday, April 15 is Project Search, UD’s educational job fair for students and alumni

    April 13, 2015

    On Wednesday, April 15, UD will host Project Search at the Bob Carpenter Center. This is an educational job fair with recruiters from over a hundred school districts, and other educational organizations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The job fair …

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  • Dean Okagaki to serve as interim deputy provost

    Dean Okagaki to serve as interim deputy provost

    April 7, 2015

    Lynn Okagaki, dean of the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), will serve as interim deputy provost for academic affairs. Okagaki will fill the vacancy on July 1 and will remain until an internal search has been conducted and a candidate …

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  • Luncheon held to celebrate a successful year of study abroad programs

    Luncheon held to celebrate a successful year of study abroad programs

    March 26, 2015

    The University of Delaware had a successful year of many study abroad programs, including HDFS’s trip to Barbados led by Dr. Gaines-Hanks. On March 11, a luncheon was held for members of the community to reflect on this year’s global adventures. UDaily …

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  • HDFS represented at Majors and Minors on Main event

    HDFS represented at Majors and Minors on Main event

    March 23, 2015

    With the help of Danielle Dolan, Academic Advisor, HDFS programs were represented at Majors and Minors on Main, an event organized for Associates in Arts (AA) students transitioning to the main UD Campus. Many AA students join Human Services and Early …

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