News & Announcements

  • Marlene Schwartz’s recent research in UConn Today article
    A new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut suggests that living in a food swamp – a neighborhood where fast food and junk food outlets outnumber healthy alternatives – is a stronger predictor of high obesity rates than living in a neighborhood with limited access to […]
    Posted on November 17, 2017
  • Steven Wisensale featured in UConn Today article
     A great write-up about Professor Steve Wisensale and his 3042 Baseball and Society course was recently featured in UConn Today. Read the article Coveted Class: Baseball and Society: Politics, Economics, Race, and Gender
    Posted on October 10, 2017
  • Kevin Hynes, recipient of a 2017-2018 AAMFT/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
    Congratulations to HDFS graduate student Kevin Hynes!  He is the recipient of a 2017-2018 AAMFT/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship. Each year, the AAMFT/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program awards Fellowships to a select pool of talented minority MFT doctoral students recognized for their developing competence in and demonstrated commitment to conduct research and provide service to ethnic minority and […]
    Posted on September 27, 2017
  • 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