• STEELE SYMPOSIUM CELEBRATES STUDENT RESEARCH

    May 10, 2022

    Marion H. Steele Symposium celebrates student research with panel and poster presentations, keynote speaker and student awards On April 29, the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) hosted the annual Marion H. Steele Symposium to share and …

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  • Global Research Series flyer for Spring 2021

    Global Research Series featuring Susan A. McDaniel, Ph.D., FRSC, University of Victoria

    January 28, 2021

    Please join us for Susan A. McDaniel’s presentation on Families and Care Labour: Reconfiguring Welfare State Regimes Globally. Tuesday, February 23rd from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. For more information, please email Sarah Yarrusso at syarr@udel.edu   …

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Human Services Major Accepted to Clinton Global Initiative University

    January 13, 2020

    Women and young girls in rural Ghana spend hours each day transporting water from wells to their homes. To complete the long journey, they balance heavy jugs of water on their heads, which negatively impacts their physical wellbeing over time. During h …

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  • 20 Years of Study Abroad

    November 20, 2019

    HDFS Professor Norma Gaines-Hanks wins Faculty Director of the Year Award As the University of Delaware celebrates Global Month in November, the Institute for Global Studies is celebrating the accomplishments of one of our own. Norma Gaines-Hanks, asso …

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  • Bahira Sherif Trask teaching during her Diversity and Families class at UD

    Teacher and Global Leader

    December 5, 2018

    Prof. Bahira Trask helps the United Nations and UD students understand family challenges Bahira Trask is a professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS), and the author and editor of five books and countless acad …

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  • Save the date: Virtual Grad Student Conference May 31 & June 1

    Save the date: Virtual Grad Student Conference May 31 & June 1

    March 6, 2018

    HDFS graduate students will host a two-day virtual conference, “Collaboration in the Human Sciences: Moving from Theory to Practice in Local and Global Contexts,” in collaboration with the University of Patras in Greece and the University of Tübingen i …

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  • Greetings from the South Africa!

    Greetings from the South Africa!

    January 10, 2018

    HDFS students, along with Drs. Gaines-Hanks and Aviles, have safely arrived in South Africa for their winter session study abroad. During their first few days, the group toured the city of Pretoria, visited the Nelson Mandela statue, visited the Aparth …

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