News & Announcements

  • Alaina Brenick awarded PI’ed grant
    Assistant Professor Alaina Brenick was recently awarded her PI’ed grant from University of Potsdam, Kooperationsförderung für die USA und Russland, with Co-Investigator Maja K. Schacher (University of Potsdam), The Development of Intergroup Relations in the Classroom: Understanding Context, Child Characteristics, and Consequences. The project will fund their travel to NY to meet around the International […]
    Posted on February 13, 2017
  • Professor Jane Goldman recently published
    Professor Jane Goldman has some recently published work that analyses the portrayal of health and unhealthy food in children’s picture books. You can read about it at UConn Today.
    Posted on February 13, 2017
  • Several Scholarship Facilitation Fund Awards Received
    Several HDFS faculty recently received Scholarship Facilitation Fund (SFF) Awards, “designed to assist faculty in the initiation, completion, or advancement of research projects, scholarly activities, creative works, or interdisciplinary initiatives that are critical to advancing the faculty member’s scholarship and/or creative works.” Professor Rebecca Puhl: Meet me at the Crossroads for her project, Weight Stigma at […]
    Posted on February 6, 2017