Human Development and Family Sciences

  • Community Photo Challenge

    January 27, 2020

    With cameras and social media, local high school students use photography to share stories about their communities If a picture speaks a thousand words, what picture would you choose to represent your community? That was the question posed to high scho …

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  • Race and Culture Series: You Blind? What, You Can’t See That?: Colorblind Attitude and Young Adults’ Activist Behavior

    January 21, 2020

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:00 p.m. 220 Alison Hall Light refreshments will be served Kendell Daughtry will be presenting on “Does race really matter? Is not seeing color erasing racism in the U.S.?”  Based on a study conducted at the University of De …

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  • HDFS One Love event poster

    Escalation Screening and Discussion

    January 15, 2020

    A powerful, film based workshop followed by a discussion on healthy and unhealthy relationships and signs of relationship abuse. March 9, 2020 6:30 p.m. Pizza Dinner 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Workshop STAR Campus Audion RSVP to   Click here …

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  • Human Services Major Accepted to Clinton Global Initiative University

    January 13, 2020

    Women and young girls in rural Ghana spend hours each day transporting water from wells to their homes. To complete the long journey, they balance heavy jugs of water on their heads, which negatively impacts their physical wellbeing over time. During h …

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  • Defending Equal Access to Food

    December 20, 2019

    UD professor researches food insecurity in American communities As head of the U.S. Food Administration, Herbert Hoover created the “Clean Plate” campaign during World War I to encourage Americans to conserve resources by using less, reducing waste and …

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  • Teacher of the Year

    November 20, 2019

    College of Education alum Rebecca Vitelli explains how UD prepared her to be Delaware’s top teacher University of Delaware alumna Rebecca Vitelli has been named Delaware’s 2020 State Teacher of the Year. At age 26, she is one of the youngest nominees t …

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  • 20 Years of Study Abroad

    November 20, 2019

    HDFS Professor Norma Gaines-Hanks wins Faculty Director of the Year Award As the University of Delaware celebrates Global Month in November, the Institute for Global Studies is celebrating the accomplishments of one of our own. Norma Gaines-Hanks, asso …

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  • From Dreamer to Leader

    November 5, 2019

    UD junior Saray Lopez on the challenges of being first-generation college student Leaving home to attend the University of Delaware wasn’t easy for Saray Lopez, a first-generation college student and human relations administration major in the College …

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  • HRA Conference Award

    HRA Conference Award

    October 22, 2019

    Human Development and Family Sciences will sponsor a limited number of students interested in attending the Delaware Society for Human Resources Management annual conference in Dover, DE on November 4 and 5.  Interested students can submit an applicati …

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  • Fall Social Entrepreneurship Series

    Fall Social Entrepreneurship Series

    October 7, 2019

    Social Entrepreneurship in Residence Talk: Meghan Wallace and Catherine Lindroth, Co-Founders of Social Contract Social Contract helps communities solve complex social problems. They partner with government, philanthropic, and community leaders who are …

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