Human Development and Family Sciences

  • See How UD Graduates are Achieving Success!

    See How UD Graduates are Achieving Success!

    March 18, 2019

    98% of the 2018 College of Education and Human Development graduates are employed or pursuing further education. Click on Career Outcomes to find out more information.

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  • Roderick Carey,

    Reframing the Problem

    March 13, 2019

    The challenges facing Black and Latino boys as they move through the education system are daunting, said Roderick Carey, assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) at the University of Delaware. It’s not just …

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  • HDFS Escalation Workshop

    ESCALATION Screening and Discussion

    March 7, 2019

    A powerful film-based workshop followed by a discussion on healthy and unhealthy relationships and signs of relationship abuse. March 11, 2019 6:30 PM  – Pizza Dinner 7:00 -9:00 PM  – Workshop Register

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  • Rebekah Schrier

    UD student spent senior year helping kids in juvenile courts

    February 7, 2019

    On the first day of her 400-hour internship with the School Offense Diversion Program (SoDP) at the Delaware Center for Justice, University of Delaware senior Rebekah Schrier got a cup of coffee with her site supervisor, Cindy McDaniel, before setting …

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  • Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities

    Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities

    January 29, 2019

    OPEN HOUSE on February 14th – HORN ENTREPRENEURSHIP The CEHD Entrepreneurship Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship, along with the other certificate options from the other colleges, will be featured in an Open House for students on Thursday, 2/14 fro …

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  • A Book Talk and Signing

    January 22, 2019

    Land-Grant Universities Need to Go Back to Their Roots Monday, February 25, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:OO PM, book signing to follow talk Mitchell Hall To register for this event please go to: For this lecture, Dr. Stephen Gavazzi, Professor at …

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  • Professional Development Series

    January 17, 2019

    Couples Surviving Breast Cancer Together and Facing Fear of Cancer Recurrence: A View from Everyday Life Friday, February 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM 220 Alison Hall For more information or to RSVP,  please contact Sarah Yarrusso at or (302) 831 …

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  • Bahira Sherif Trask teaching during her Diversity and Families class at UD

    Teacher and Global Leader

    December 5, 2018

    Prof. Bahira Trask helps the United Nations and UD students understand family challenges Bahira Trask is a professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS), and the author and editor of five books and countless acad …

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  • Poster submissions now open for the Global Graduate Collaboration Conference

    Poster submissions now open for the Global Graduate Collaboration Conference

    April 2, 2018

    Poster submissions are now being accepted through May 4 for the 2018 Global Graduate Collaboration Conference! HDFS graduate students will host a two-day virtual conference, “Collaboration in the Human Sciences: Moving from Theory to Practice in Local …

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  • Gillian Williams, AAUW club president and Laura Cutler, HDFS doctoral student, club member

    Laura Cutler helping to launch AAUW group at UD

    March 30, 2018

    Laura Cutler, a doctoral student in HDFS, is a member of Newark’s newly reinstated chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Laura has helped launch an AAUW registered student organization (RSO) on campus for undergraduate and gra …

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