News & Announcements
- Marlene Schwartz’s research featured in UConn Today
- Lisa Eaton and her program of research featured in UConn Today
- Rachel Tambling and Thomas Bischoff’s research featured in UConn Today
- Article by Terry Berthot published in NAELA News
- HDFS Alumna publishes book, Finding Wisdom in the Jungle
- HDFS faculty & grad students will present at NCFR conference
- Emily Simpson receives SRCD dissertation funding award
- Lisa Eaton receives two grants from the National Institutes of Health
HDFS 2018 Tenured Faculty & Award Recipients
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) recently acknowledged four HDFS faculty who received tenure this year: Dr. Alaina Brenick, Dr. Linda Halgunseth (both also promoted to Associate Professor), Dr. Marlene Schwartz, and Dr. Rebecca Puhl. CLAS also acknowledge Dr. Laura Donorfio, recipient of the 2018 CLAS Excellence in Teaching Award in Behavioral and Life Sciences.
Congratulations to all of these faculty and students for these accomplishments!
A Message from the Department Head (2018-2019)
Welcome to the Department of Human Development and Family Studies!
Our faculty and students engage in the teaching and study of the development and wellbeing of individuals and families across the lifespan. This focus includes understanding wellbeing of individuals and families; interactions and processes within families; and individuals and families in societal and cultural context. (read more)
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Storrs CampusFSB Deans' Lounge
SAVE THE DATE! All Graduate Curriculum Meetings are from 1:30-2:30pm, in the Deans' Lounge.
Thursday, November 29th, 2018
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs CampusJ. Ray Ryan Building, Room 204
Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH,
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Thursday, November 29, 2018
12:30 â 1:30pm
"Innovations in Mobile Technology for Engaging Youth in Treatment and Prevention"
**About the Speaker**
Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Departments of Infectious Diseases and Health Behavior, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Hightow-Weidman completed her medical school training at the University of Virginia and became board certified in Internal Medicine in 2001 after completing residency training at Stanford University. She completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases and earned a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Hightow-Weidman is an expert on mhealth, social media and utilization and evaluation of technology-based interventions to address the HIV Care Continuum for youth and young adults, particularly among young men who have sex with men (YMSM). She has published >90 peer-reviewed articles on these topics. She has developed technology-based interventions to address uptake and adherence to biomedical HIV prevention technologies, as well as intervening to increase HIV diagnosis, linkage and retention in care for YMSM. She is the PI of iTech, The UNC/Emory Center for Innovative Technology Across the Prevention and Care Continuum. This grant, part of the Adolescent Trials Network for HIV Interventions (ATN), seeks to develop a technology center to address the domestic epidemic of HIV among at risk and HIV-infected youth.
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Friday, November 30th, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storrs CampusWood Hall Basement Lounge
Please join the History Department for a seminar with Professor Sabine Fruhstuck:
Discussion of her book chapter, â¦ And my heart screams: Children and the War of Emotions, from her 2017 co-edited book, Childâs Play: Multi-Sensory Histories of Children and Childhood in Japan
The text is available as an open-source book at https://www.luminosoa.org/site/chapters/10.1525/luminos.40.j/
All are welcome; participants are asked to read the chapter in advance.
Sabine Fruhstuck is
Professor of Modern Japanese Cultural Studies at the Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, where she is also Director of the East Asia Center. Prof. Fruhstuck researches modern and contemporary Japanese culture and its relationship to other parts of the world. She is the author of Playing War: Children and the Paradoxes of Modern Militarism in Japan (2017), a cultural history of the naturalized connections between childhood and militarism; Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army (2007), an ethnography that employs gender, memory and popular culture as technologies of engagement with a number of debates that centrally involve the ambivalent status and condition of Japanâs contemporary military; and Colonizing Sex: Sexology and Social Control in Modern Japan (2003), a sociohistorical study of the creation, formation, and application of a *science of sex* from the late 19th through the mid-20th century.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Storrs CampusFSB Deans' Lounge
The Graduate Curriculum Meeting will be held in the Deans' Lounge, from 1:30-2:30pm.