• 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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  • 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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