November 9, 2020

    New studies offer suggestions for combatting conspiracy theories, stereotypes The World Health Organization calls the spread of false information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) an “infodemic,” and the results are broadly visible across society. The r …

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    October 5, 2020

    UD professor shares her work on the U.S. affordable housing crisis Lack of affordable housing is a crisis both nationally and in the state of Delaware, where there are currently only 24 affordable rentals for every 100 extremely low income (ELI) renter …

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  • Global Research Series featuring Riyo Kadota, Ph.D. from Seinan Gakuin University, Japan

    Global Research Series featuring Riyo Kadota, Ph.D. from Seinan Gakuin University, Japan

    September 28, 2020

    Please join us on Wednesday, November 4th, 3:00-4:30p.m. to see one of HDFS visiting scholars from Seinan Gakuin University, participate in a Virtual Research Presentation. Riyo Kadota, Ph.D. will be presenting “Ways of Improving Quality of Early Child …

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  • Race and Culture Series flyer

    Race and Culture Series: Unlocking the Gateway to Understanding Community Violence

    September 9, 2020

    Monday, October 12, 2020 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. For this presentation, Nadisha seeks to discuss how community violence exposure impacts the mental health outcomes among African American youth in Urban Contexts. Come learn and join a discussion on the need fo …

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  • Listening To Black Girls In Delaware

    August 19, 2020

    UD researcher surveying Black girls to help reduce disparities A University of Delaware researcher is surveying the experiences of Black girls in Delaware to better understand their lives and help community advocates develop targeted interventions to r …

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Community Photo Challenge

    January 27, 2020

    With cameras and social media, local high school students use photography to share stories about their communities If a picture speaks a thousand words, what picture would you choose to represent your community? That was the question posed to high scho …

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