• Drs. Barnes and Johnson receive grant to study culturally responsive teaching

    Drs. Barnes and Johnson receive grant to study culturally responsive teaching

    January 22, 2018

    Assistant professors Dr. Tia N. Barnes and Dr. Bridgette Johnson have been awarded a University of Delaware grant to support their study, “Examining the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, and Teacher Candidate’s Self-Ef …

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  • Greetings from the South Africa!

    Greetings from the South Africa!

    January 10, 2018

    HDFS students, along with Drs. Gaines-Hanks and Aviles, have safely arrived in South Africa for their winter session study abroad. During their first few days, the group toured the city of Pretoria, visited the Nelson Mandela statue, visited the Aparth …

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  • Graduate Program Open House Jan. 25

    Graduate Program Open House Jan. 25

    January 5, 2018

    Are you looking to advance your career in education or human services? Join our graduate programs! The College of Education and Human Development is hosting an open house for graduate programs on Thursday, January 25 at 5:00pm in Willard Hall. Register …

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  • Congratulations to the fall 2017 interns!

    Congratulations to the fall 2017 interns!

    December 18, 2017

    Congratulations to the Human Services students who finished their clinical services capstone internship this semester! These students completed a minimum of 400 hours of work with a local organization, gaining important professional experiences that wi …

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  • Nadisha Downs: McNair Scholar, Researcher, Community Advocate

    Nadisha Downs: McNair Scholar, Researcher, Community Advocate

    December 6, 2017

    Nadisha Downs, a senior Human Services major, has traveled across the country and globally to share her research on father involvement of young African American men. Nadisha, a McNair Scholar, presented her research over summer 2017 at the National Ass …

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  • Cory Gilden receives scholarship from Autism Delaware

    Cory Gilden receives scholarship from Autism Delaware

    October 19, 2017

    Cory Gilden, a Ph.D. student in human development and family studies, was awarded the 2017 Daniel and Louis Gray Memorial Scholarship last week at an Autism Delaware event in Dover. This scholarship helps support students who are pursuing a career rela …

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  • Dr. Karpyn to lead study abroad to the Bahamas

    Dr. Karpyn to lead study abroad to the Bahamas

    October 16, 2017

    Dr. Alison Karpyn is offering a spring break study abroad trip to Eleuthera, an island in the Bahamas, with HDFS 347-70 (Program development and evaluation) to conduct program evaluations with a local organization called the One Eleuthera Foundation (O …

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  • Newark Post features Lab School’s nature-based preschool

    Newark Post features Lab School’s nature-based preschool

    October 6, 2017

    The Laboratory Preschool’s nature-based classroom is in full swing this semester, with students connecting with nature and practicing “healthy-risk taking.” This program is believed to be the first nature-based education program in Delaware. The Newark …

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  • Graduate Program Open House on Nov. 10

    Graduate Program Open House on Nov. 10

    October 4, 2017

    The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is hosting an open house for its graduate programs on Friday, November 10. The event will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in 116 Willard Hall at 16 W. Main Street, Newark, DE. This event will cover the …

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  • Valerie Earnshaw receives 4-year NIH grant to study stigma around drug use

    Valerie Earnshaw receives 4-year NIH grant to study stigma around drug use

    September 12, 2017

    In August 2017, Dr. Valerie Earnshaw received a four-year, $750,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study stigma among people with substance abuse disorders (SUDs). UDaily discusses Dr. Earnshaw’s award, and the research project t …

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