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HDFS 2018-2019 Award Recipients

Rebecca PuhlWatson and Puhl- Rainbow award 2019 was selected as the recipient of the CLAS Faculty Research Excellence Award in Public Scholarship, and the Obesity Society’s 2018 TOS Scientific Achievement Award.  Rebecca Puhl and Ryan Watson were given Distinguished Faculty Research awards from The Rainbow Center at UConn, and Ryan was also the recipient of the InCHIP Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award. Annamaria Csizmadia received the CETL Teaching Fellow Award, and Laura Mauldin was the recipient of the 2019 UConn-AAUP Teaching Excellence Award (Early Career). Kudos to Cristina Knowles who was awarded the Rainbow Center’s 2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Leader!

HDFS Faculty Awards:
Faculty Advising/Mentoring- Preston Britner
Faculty Teaching- Meg Galante-DeAngelis

Samantha Lawrence-Outstanding Instructor Award 2019HDFS Graduate Student Awards:
Best Conference Poster/Paper Presentation- Emily Simpson
Best Published Research Paper- Sumbleen Ali
Outstanding Instructor- Samantha Lawrence


HDFS Undergraduate Student Awards:
Outstanding Senior- Amanda Blazka
Outstanding Involvement in HDFS Research- Emily Karr

Congratulations to all of these faculty and students for these accomplishments!

Upcoming Events

  1. Graduate Curriculum Meeting Graduate Curriculum Meeting1:30pm 2/5
  2. HDFS Faculty Meeting HDFS Faculty Meeting3:30pm 2/19
  3. Grad Recruitment Weekend Grad Recruitment Weekend8:00am 2/28
  4. Graduate Curriculum Meeting Graduate Curriculum Meeting1:30pm 3/4
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Osher Life Long Learning Institute VIDEOOLLI

"Age is not a number,
but an attitude!"

See the video

Luckey Family Studies Lecture-

Presented by Wyatt C. Hall
April 3, 2019

"A History of Willful Ignorance: The Hidden Social Epidemic of Language Deprivation" See the video