News & Announcements

  • Rebecca Puhl interviewed by Huffington Post
    Professor Rebecca Puhl was interviewed by the Huffington Post for an article entitled, “Employers Are Discriminating Against Overweight Women — And It’s Totally Legal”.  Read the article here.
    Posted on January 4, 2019
  • Laura Mauldin was recently quoted in the NY Times
    Assistant Professor Laura Mauldin was recently quoted in the NY Times in an article on cochlear implants.  This reference to her work in the NY Times is a great example of the impact her book (Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children) has made on the field and on the general public.
    Posted on November 29, 2018
  • Marlene Schwartz’s research featured in UConn Today
    Professor Marlene Schwartz and Rebecca Boehm (postdoctoral fellow at the Rudd Center)’s research on how high school students are less likely to choose healthier options when juice is available as part of school lunch was featured in UConn Today.
    Posted on November 19, 2018
  • Rachel Tambling and Thomas Bischoff’s research featured in UConn Today
    Associate Professor Rachel Tambling and doctoral candidate Thomas Bischoff’s research was featured in an article entitled, “Why Clients Stop Going to Therapy” in UConn Today, and presented at the National Council on Family Relations Conference 2018. Read the article.
    Posted on November 15, 2018
  • Article by Terry Berthot published in NAELA News
    Lecturer Terry Bethelot’s recent article entitled “Winning Against a Stacked Deck: Medicare Hospital Discharge Appeal” was published in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys News.  Read the article.
    Posted on November 15, 2018
  • HDFS Alumna publishes book, Finding Wisdom in the Jungle
    Christine Thiele Hoeffner, B.A. ’73, recently published a book, Finding Wisdom in the Jungle.  The book explores legal rights granted at age 18 that may create challenges for teens as well as their parents, that are often not taught by schools or parents.  The book intertwines a fictional adventure with factual information designed to inform, educate, and […]
    Posted on October 25, 2018
  • HDFS faculty & grad students will present at NCFR conference
    Six HDFS faculty and nine HDFS graduate students will be giving presentations at the 2018 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Annual Conference in San Diego, on November 7-10. See attached list of those presenting.
    Posted on October 8, 2018
  • Emily Simpson receives SRCD dissertation funding award
    Congratulations to HDFS doctoral student Emily Simpson, who received the congratulating doctoral student Emily Simpson, who received the Society for Research in Child Development Dissertation Funding Award. This award is given for research proposals that merit special recognition and display the strong potential to contribute to the field of child development.
    Posted on September 18, 2018