• Samantha Guarneri, HDFS Undergraduate named winner of “Aetna Writing in the Disciplines”
    Samantha Guarneri, an HDFS undergraduate student in Storrs, has been named the winner of the Aetna Writing in the Disciplines Award (social sciences division) for her paper “The Impact of Poverty on Adolescent Anxiety, Depression, and PA". In HDFS 2004W (Research Methods in HDFS), Samantha wrote a 15 page research proposal with guidance from Keith Bellizzi and Kate Dibble. […]
    Posted on October 19, 2016
  • HDFS faculty and graduate students present their work at national conferences.
    On October 15th the work of eight HDFS graduate students and five HDFS faculty were presented in eight posters at the New England Psychological Association (NEPA) meeting in Worcester, MA.  Here is a listing of the participants and their presentations. Also, at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) annual meeting to be held on November 2-5, many […]
    Posted on October 19, 2016
  • Khris-Ann Small, graduate student awarded funding
      Congratulations to HDFS graduate student Khris-Ann Small! Her project, “Black and Latino parents’ experiences with the Positive Parenting Program” was awarded funding from the Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research on Women and Girls of Color, which is sponsored by the White House Council for Women and Girls, through UConn.
    Posted on October 11, 2016
  • Rebecca Puhl featured in CNN and NYT articles.
    Professor Rebecca Puhl was featured in the September 29th New York Times article entitled 400-Pound Hacker? Trump Comments Fuel Dialogue on Fat-Shaming.  On the same day, Professor Puhl provided CNN with some valid statistics in their article called Weight bias is bigger problem than you may think, experts say. On October 1st New York Times posted an article entitled The Shame […]
    Posted on October 3, 2016
  • Rebecca Puhl featured in NY Times
    Check out this NY Times article on what obese patients should ask their doctors.  Professor Rebecca Puhl was heavily featured in this article, highlighting the outreach efforts of Rebecca and the Rudd Center.  The article was also featured in UConn Today.
    Posted on September 30, 2016
  • Laura Mauldin featured in UConn Alumni magazine
    An article about Deaf and sign language research at UConn is part of the current issue of the UConn Alumni magazine. Marie Coppola, Diane Lillo-Martin and HDFS Assistant Professor Laura Mauldin are all featured.  
    Posted on September 28, 2016
  • Laura Mauldin receives Honorable Mention from the American Sociological Association
    Assistant Professor Laura Mauldin, received Honorable Mention from the American Sociological Association for her 2016 book, Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children.  Published by the University of Minnesota Press (2016). Made to Hear explores the long-term, multi-year undertaking of cochlear implantation and the experiences of mothers of deaf children as they navigate the health care […]
    Posted on August 30, 2016