News & Announcements

  • Rebecca Puhl’s recent work featured in UConn Today article
    A new study finds that adolescents who are teased about their weight are more likely to have weight-related health consequences as adults. Read about Rebecca Puhl’s research in the article Weight-Based Teasing Has Long-Term Impact, in UConn Today.
    Posted on May 16, 2017
  • HDFS Alum Wheeler DeAngelis featured in Eye on Education, Voices from the Field blog
    HDFS and Early Childhood alum Wheeler DeAngelis (2015) discusses his experiences as an early childhood educator and emphasizes the importance of infant-toddler teachers.  The post appears on a blog sponsored by the MA Association for the Education of Young Children, which highlights the strong training he received as an ECDE and HDFS student.
    Posted on May 3, 2017
  • Blog written by Tanika Simpson published on GCCI website
    Graduate student Tanika Simpson has written a blog entitled, The Gift of Gab: 10 Ways to Inspire Classroom Discussion, as part of the college instruction course. The post discusses how to encourage classroom discussion, which is likely something we all struggle with at times.  Read her blog on the GCCI website!  
    Posted on May 2, 2017
  • Linda Halgunseth recieves UConn Teaching Excellence Award, and SRCD Latino Caucus Award
    Congratulations to Assistant Professor Linda Halgunseth, on the 2017 UConn-AAUP Excellence Award for Teaching Excellence: Early Career!  For the list of all recipients check out the announcement. She is also one of two recipients of this year’s Society for Research in Child Development Latino Caucus Early Career Award!  To quote the selection committee, “The committee felt […]
    Posted on March 20, 2017