• Congratulations to the fall 2017 interns!

    Congratulations to the fall 2017 interns!

    December 18, 2017

    Congratulations to the Human Services students who finished their clinical services capstone internship this semester! These students completed a minimum of 400 hours of work with a local organization, gaining important professional experiences that wi …

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  • Nadisha Downs: McNair Scholar, Researcher, Community Advocate

    Nadisha Downs: McNair Scholar, Researcher, Community Advocate

    December 6, 2017

    Nadisha Downs, a senior Human Services major, has traveled across the country and globally to share her research on father involvement of young African American men. Nadisha, a McNair Scholar, presented her research over summer 2017 at the National Ass …

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  • Cory Gilden receives scholarship from Autism Delaware

    Cory Gilden receives scholarship from Autism Delaware

    October 19, 2017

    Cory Gilden, a Ph.D. student in human development and family studies, was awarded the 2017 Daniel and Louis Gray Memorial Scholarship last week at an Autism Delaware event in Dover. This scholarship helps support students who are pursuing a career rela …

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  • Dr. Karpyn to lead study abroad to the Bahamas

    Dr. Karpyn to lead study abroad to the Bahamas

    October 16, 2017

    Dr. Alison Karpyn is offering a spring break study abroad trip to Eleuthera, an island in the Bahamas, with HDFS 347-70 (Program development and evaluation) to conduct program evaluations with a local organization called the One Eleuthera Foundation (O …

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  • Newark Post features Lab School’s nature-based preschool

    Newark Post features Lab School’s nature-based preschool

    October 6, 2017

    The Laboratory Preschool’s nature-based classroom is in full swing this semester, with students connecting with nature and practicing “healthy-risk taking.” This program is believed to be the first nature-based education program in Delaware. The Newark …

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  • Graduate Program Open House on Nov. 10

    Graduate Program Open House on Nov. 10

    October 4, 2017

    The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is hosting an open house for its graduate programs on Friday, November 10. The event will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in 116 Willard Hall at 16 W. Main Street, Newark, DE. This event will cover the …

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  • Valerie Earnshaw receives 4-year NIH grant to study stigma around drug use

    Valerie Earnshaw receives 4-year NIH grant to study stigma around drug use

    September 12, 2017

    In August 2017, Dr. Valerie Earnshaw received a four-year, $750,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study stigma among people with substance abuse disorders (SUDs). UDaily discusses Dr. Earnshaw’s award, and the research project t …

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  • Dr. Jennifer Carrano’s advice on talking to your kids about drugs

    Dr. Jennifer Carrano’s advice on talking to your kids about drugs

    September 7, 2017

    Dr. Jennifer Carrano was featured in the Huffington Post’s article “How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs Without Sounding Like A PSA,”. Dr. Carrano discusses why it is important to start the conversation early, and how to use age-appropriate strategies …

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  • New school year, new department name, new programs and new faculty!

    New school year, new department name, new programs and new faculty!

    August 31, 2017

    The 2017-2018 school year has begun and there are lots of new initiatives, names and people in the HDFS department! As of July 1, the department name changed slightly to Human Development and Family Sciences, in accordance to trends in the internationa …

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  • Martha Buell’s take on best/worst states to have a baby

    Martha Buell’s take on best/worst states to have a baby

    August 28, 2017

    Wallethub analyzed the Best & Worst States to have a baby, and Dr. Martha Buell was a featured expert. Dr. Buell discussed several points for parents to consider including the financial costs of a baby and childcare, state programs and services, an …

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