News & Announcements

  • Kim Larrabee’s paper published in Tricycle Magazine
    Lecturer Kim Larrabee’s paper entitled, Drowning on My Cushion-One practitioner’s journey to resettle her body and mind after a near-death experience, was recently published in Tricycle Magazine.
    Posted on September 6, 2017
  • Alaina Brenick and UCCFR receive National Council on Family Relations Affiliate Grant
    Assistant Professor Alaina Brenick, faculty adviser, and the students of the UCCFR received a 2017 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Affiliate Councils Affiliate Grant in support of their programing for the International Day of Families, to be observed on May 15th. The 2018 focus will be on Family Equality and the role of diverse […]
    Posted on August 10, 2017
  • Ronald Rohner receives American Psychological Association Award
    Ronald P. Rohner, Emeritus Professor and Executive Director and former President of ISIPAR, received the American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.  He also received the Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the USA for 2008, and the Henry David International Mentoring Award in 2017.
    Posted on August 10, 2017
  • Michael Ego receives SFF grant, and his recent work featured in UConn Today article
    Professor Michael Ego has received a UConn Scholarship Facilitation Fund for his project, A Pilot Study: Measurement of Effectiveness of Baseball Reminiscence Program for Persons with Dementia in Cos Cob, CT. An article in UConn Today entitled, “Talking Baseball Assists Aging Adults with Dementia” features Professor Michael Ego’s work on baseball reminiscence for adults with […]
    Posted on August 4, 2017
  • HDFS faculty and graduate students present their work at national conferences
    UConn HDFS faculty and graduate students (both current and one incoming) will present 6 posters and talks at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 125th Annual Convention.  The convention will take place in Washington, DC on August 3-6.  See attachment for details.   Many HDFS faculty and graduate students presented at the Society for Research in Child Development […]
    Posted on July 12, 2017
  • Kim Gans’ poster wins first place at ISBN conference
    Professor Kim Gans’ poster, “Family Child Care Home Provider Attitudes and Practices Related to Feeding, Physical Activity and Screen Time of 2-5 Year Old Children in their Care,” won first place from the Early Care and Education Special Interest Group at the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition (ISBN) and Physical Activity conference in Victoria, Canada.
    Posted on July 12, 2017