• UD Prof. Roderick Carey speaks to a group of black and Latino boys at the Delaware Art Museum

    Improving Teacher Diversity

    May 1, 2020

    Black and Latino boys reveal what they need in male teachers of color There’s a critical shortage of male teachers of color in the United States. Black and Latino men make up less than five percent of the teaching workforce, even as the student populat …

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  • University of Delaware Prof. Bahira Sherif Trask teaches courses on the history and diversity of American families.

    UD Professor Bahira Trask discusses the impact of the global pandemic on work-family life

    April 30, 2020

    American families have been here before — but not since Colonial times. Suddenly, the lifestyles of centuries past have returned: Our homes now serve as both school and workplace, with one or both parents trying to keep the homestead running and the ki …

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  • Steve Eidelman (left) and Nancy Weiss (right)

    CEHD Faculty And Staff Honored In National Histroic Recognition Project

    April 24, 2020

    UD’s National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities has announced that Steven M. Eidelman, H. Rodney Sharp Professor of Human Development and Family Science, and Nancy Weiss, director, have been selected for recognition in The National Hi …

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  • From left to right are student Anij’ya Wilson, program manager Imani Powell, program coordinator Deandra Taylor, student Cooper Middleton, student Michael Sensenig and senior assistant dean Kristine Ritz.

    Teachers of Tomorrow

    April 9, 2020

    UD’s teacher pipeline program prepares high school students for careers in education Each year, the University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) graduates approximately 200 teachers who will go on to fulfilling careers in …

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  • Breaking Down Stigma

    April 2, 2020

    HDFS Professor Valerie Earnshaw honored for HIV stigma research Stigma creates barriers that stifle the health and well-being of marginalized communities. Social stigma toward people struggling with substance use disorders (SUDs) has hindered the respo …

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  • UD Global Women

    March 9, 2020

    International Women’s Day is Sunday, March 8 On International Women’s Day, Sunday, March 8, individuals and organizations across the globe honor the achievements of women and renew their commitment to gender equality. For the occasion, we celebrate som …

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  • Do You See Skin Color?

    February 25, 2020

    UD doctoral student’s research explores the intersection of racism and activism Have you ever heard a well-meaning person say, “I don’t see skin color,” and wondered if that person sees you? Is it just an empty phrase filled with good intentions? Or do …

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  • Learning in Germany

    February 24, 2020

    UD students learn about social impact startups in Berlin and Munich As the University of Delaware celebrates another successful year of its pioneering study abroad program, 16 students from the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences(HDFS) …

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  • Social Robots Teach Cyber Safety

    February 11, 2020

    UD-developed teaching tools help children become safe digital citizens Fifth graders from The College School on the University of Delaware’s Newark campus recently learned important lessons about safeguarding information online from an unusual teacher …

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  • Research Colloquium: Family Meals are a Window into Family Life

    February 6, 2020

    Thursday, March 12th 3:00 p.m. 220 Alison Hall Reception with refreshments following the seminar Family meals are a context where family processes are enacted; an activity in which family members can connect, problem-solve, share experiences, and co-co …

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