• 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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  • HDFS researchers study impact of working with Early Head Start families

    HDFS researchers study impact of working with Early Head Start families

    October 20, 2015

    Led by four HDFS faculty members, Starting at Home is a five-year federally funded research project aimed at promoting healthy relationships in families with young children.  This study trains home visitors at the university’s New Directions Early Head …

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  • Delaware Online features a piece by Dr. Bahira Trask

    Delaware Online features a piece by Dr. Bahira Trask

    September 28, 2015

    Delaware’s News Journal featured a piece written by Dr. Bahira Trask, Professor and department Chair, on the evolution of the American family and the need to update policies that impact work/life balance. To read the editorial, visit Delaware Online.

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  • HDFS hosts the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference

    HDFS hosts the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference

    September 21, 2015

    On Friday, October 16, HDFS is hosting the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations Conference with sponsorship support from Wilmington University and the University of Maryland. The conference is titled “Families as Advocates: Healthcare, Disabilities …

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  • Memorial Service Scheduled for Dr. Staci Perlman – Sept. 18

    Memorial Service Scheduled for Dr. Staci Perlman – Sept. 18

    September 15, 2015

    The University will hold a memorial service for Dr. Perlman at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 18 in the Gallery of the Perkins Student Center. Dr. Perlman, who passed away on August 12, will be remembered by speakers including John Fantuzzo of the Univers …

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  • In Memoriam: Dr. Staci Perlman, assistant professor of HDFS

    In Memoriam: Dr. Staci Perlman, assistant professor of HDFS

    August 31, 2015

    Staci Perlman, assistant professor of human development and family studies at the University of Delaware, with a joint appointment in UD’s Delaware Education and Research Development Center (DERDC), passed away on Aug. 12, after a brief illness. A memo …

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  • Administration for Children & Families blog remembers Staci Perlman

    Administration for Children & Families blog remembers Staci Perlman

    August 26, 2015

    The Administration for Children & Families (ACF), of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), recently published a blog entry in which Staci Perlman is remembered by her colleague, Marsha Basloe, a Senior Advisor in Early Childhood …

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