• 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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  • HDFS hosts Professional Development Series in Spring 2016

    HDFS hosts Professional Development Series in Spring 2016

    February 16, 2016

    Human Development and Family Studies are offering Professional Development series on several Friday’s during Spring 2016, where participants are invited to bring a brown bag lunch while they learn about a variety of helpful topic including work-life ba …

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  • New HDFS course celebrates diversity and inclusion with Special Olympics partnership

    New HDFS course celebrates diversity and inclusion with Special Olympics partnership

    December 16, 2015

    Lara Andrews, a Ph.D. student in HDFS, envisioned a course several years ago and finally saw it come to fruition during Fall 2015 with unbelievable results. Lara combined her coaching and sports experience with her HDFS knowledge to develop a course th …

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  • Olivia Blythe shares her experience doing service work in India

    Olivia Blythe shares her experience doing service work in India

    December 8, 2015

    Olivia Blythe, a Human Services and Women and Gender Studies double major, shares her experience of doing an internship in India during Summer 2015. Olivia worked with New Light, a grassroots nonprofit that provides job and education opportunities to s …

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  • Human Development and Family Studies begins search for faculty positions

    Human Development and Family Studies begins search for faculty positions

    November 13, 2015

    The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware has begun a candidate search for two faculty positions. We invite nominations and applications for an endowed professor in Disability, Families and Communities. The se …

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  • Dr. Trask discusses gender equality and role of families at United Nations Expert Group

    Dr. Trask discusses gender equality and role of families at United Nations Expert Group

    November 12, 2015

    In October, Dr. Bahira Trask visited the United Nations to speak about the importance of gender equality and the role of families at the United Nations Expert Group meeting on the implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030. …

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  • Student teachers using new technology in the Laboratory Preschool

    Student teachers using new technology in the Laboratory Preschool

    November 10, 2015

    The News Journal recently highlighted the new educational technology that is being using by master teachers and student teachers in the Laboratory Preschool. As Early Childhood Education majors are working with children in the classroom, master teacher …

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  • HDFS sponsored conference discusses advocacy, relationships

    HDFS sponsored conference discusses advocacy, relationships

    November 3, 2015

    UDaily spotlighted the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference, which was held in Perkins Student Center on October 16. HDFS sponsored the conference entitled “Families as Advocates: Health Care, Disabilities and Education”. University stud …

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  • Dr. Jennifer Gallo-Fox receives CEHD Excellence in Teaching award

    Dr. Jennifer Gallo-Fox receives CEHD Excellence in Teaching award

    October 26, 2015

    As recognition of her dedication to CEHD, and her collaborative and enthusiastic teaching, Dr. Gallo-Fox was selected to receive the CEHD Excellence in Teaching award in October 2015. Dr. Gallo-Fox has been an integral part of the Early Childhood Educa …

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  • HDFS Ph.D. student, Alison Hooper, receives federal research grant

    HDFS Ph.D. student, Alison Hooper, receives federal research grant

    October 22, 2015

    Alison Hooper, a Ph.D. student in HDFS, has received the OPRE Child Care Research Scholars Dissertation Grant which will provide her with two years of funding to complete her dissertation research. Dr. Rena Hallam will serve as her faculty mentor for t …

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