News & Announcements

  • Linda Halgunseth Co-Author in SRCD Latino Caucus Brief article
    Associate Professor Linda Halgunseth co-authored an SRCD Latino Caucus Brief on separating children from their parents at the border.  Read the article entitled, “The Science is Clear: Separating Families has Damaging Psychological and Health Consequences” in UConn Today.
    Posted on July 17, 2018
  • HDFS faculty and grad student present their work at ISSBD conference
    HDFS faculty and graduate students presented at the 25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD).  The event took place in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on July 15-19, 2018.   Here is a list of the participants.
    Posted on July 16, 2018
  • Grad students receive summer fellowships from Wood/Raith Living Trust
    HDFS graduate students, Gonul Kuscul and Samantha Lawrence, are among the first cohort of UConn students to receive summer fellowships from the Wood/Raith Living Trust.  This was a very competitive internal award to support work related to gender identity. Congratulations Gonul and Sam!
    Posted on May 22, 2018
  • HDFS faculty newly promoted and tenured
    The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) acknowledged four HDFS faculty who received tenure this year:  Dr. Alaina Brenick, Dr. Linda Halgunseth (both were promoted to Associate Professor), Dr. Marlene Schwartz, and Dr. Rebecca Puhl.
    Posted on May 11, 2018
  • Laura Donorfio receives two university teaching awards
    Associate Professor Laura Donorfio received the 2018-2019 University Teaching Fellows Award from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Laura will be partnering with CETL over the course of the next academic year on workshops and events through CETL. Laura is also the recipient of the 2018 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) […]
    Posted on April 19, 2018
  • Eminet Gurganus receives a Social Networks and Health Fellowship
    Congratulations to Eminet Gurganus (HDFS graduate student), who just received a Social Networks and Health Fellowship. The fellowship will provide funding for her to attend the Social Networks and Health workshop sponsored by The Duke Network Analysis Center (DNAC) and the Duke Population Research Institute, and will also match her with a mentor to work […]
    Posted on April 17, 2018