• Highlights from 2016’s Project Search

    Highlights from 2016’s Project Search

    May 2, 2016

    This year’s Project Search educational job fair brought hundreds of teacher candidates and employers together to discuss available opportunities in the teaching field. Early Childhood Education majors were among the student candidates who attended to d …

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  • Dr. Perlman’s work continues on through homeless youth project

    Dr. Perlman’s work continues on through homeless youth project

    April 26, 2016

    Dr. Staci Perlman, Assistant Professor in HDFS, passed away unexpectedly in August 2015. Shortly before she passed away, she was awarded a grant through the William Penn Foundation to support her work studying the education of homeless youth. This gran …

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  • Ph.D. Student to attend statistics workshop in Poland

    Ph.D. Student to attend statistics workshop in Poland

    April 25, 2016

    Juana Gaviria-Loaiza, an HDFS Ph.D. student, has been selected to attend the Statistical Teaching and Analytic Research Training (START) pilot workshop in Warsaw, Poland in July 2016. The START summer pilot program is designed to 1) offer graduate stud …

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  • Great turnout for alum and NFL player Mike Adams’ Outreach colloquium

    Great turnout for alum and NFL player Mike Adams’ Outreach colloquium

    April 18, 2016

    Many students, staff, faculty and community members came out on Friday, April 15 to hear Mike Adams’ outreach colloquium “Reaching Back While Moving Forward.” Adams shared stories of the obstacles he overcame as an undergraduate student and football pl …

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  • HDFS alumna now promotes student health at Harvard

    HDFS alumna now promotes student health at Harvard

    March 24, 2016

    HDFS alumna Amanda Ayers now works at Harvard University as it’s first general health educator. Ayers graduated from Human Services (formerly known as family and community services) and throughout her time at UD developed great experience in student we …

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  • HDFS Guest Speaker: Mike Adams returns to campus April 15

    HDFS Guest Speaker: Mike Adams returns to campus April 15

    March 16, 2016

    Human Development and Family Studies invites the UD Community  to hear and meet guest speaker, Mike Adams, on Friday April 15 at 4pm in 104 Gore Hall. More information on the event can be found at UDaily.

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  • #UDAbroad Voices of Our Community series features Dr. Norma Gaines-Hanks

    #UDAbroad Voices of Our Community series features Dr. Norma Gaines-Hanks

    March 8, 2016

    Dr. Norma Gaines-Hanks was recently featured in a #UDAbroad Voices of Our Community video promoting the HDFS Study Abroad trips that she leads to South Africa and Barbados during winter sessions. Dr. Gaines-Hanks is a strong supporter of students being …

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  • NLCDD hosted an intensive seminar in Israel

    NLCDD hosted an intensive seminar in Israel

    March 1, 2016

    In February, Professors Steve Eidelman and Nancy Weiss, of the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities, hosted a day-long seminar in Israel for 170 national leaders and officials to discuss the challenges that people with disabilit …

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  • Dr. Trask invited to speak at the United Nations session

    Dr. Trask invited to speak at the United Nations session

    February 19, 2016

    In February, Dr. Bahira Trask was asked at the United Nations 53rd session of the Commission on Social Development on “Work-Family Balance, Social Development, and the United Nations 2030 Agenda: The Recognition, Need, and Implementation of Culturally …

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  • Professor Nancy Weiss recognized for her efforts in the field of disabilities

    Professor Nancy Weiss recognized for her efforts in the field of disabilities

    February 18, 2016

    Professor Nancy Weiss, an HDFS faculty member and Director of the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities, was recently announced as a recipient of the fellow status with the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental D …

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