News & Announcements

UConn Rated a "TOP 10" HDFS Graduate Program!

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  • Undergrad Sophie Lindsay earns two HDFS awards
    Congratulations to undergraduate student Sophie Lindsay who earned two HDFS awards!  Sophie worked for two years with the DASH project, the first year fully on WebEx before she met anyone in person.  Sophie participated in a range of projects, held her own with a group of graduate students, trained and supported other students, and collaborated […]
    Posted on May 12, 2022
  • FS Undergrad Council hosts Social Sciences Career Night
    On March 28th, the Family Sciences Undergraduate Council hosted a Social Sciences Career Night event.  Ten career experts offered their time to 70 UConn students.  The career experts included representatives from the fields of Marriage and Family (Emberleigh Luce, Jill Donohoue, Jennifer Anderson), advising (Kristin Van Ness ‘09 BA, ‘14 MA), entrepreneurship in real estate […]
    Posted on May 12, 2022
  • Kate Kellet, HDFS Alumni Spotlight, May 2022
    Ph.D ’13 HDFS Dr. Kate Kellett graduated summa cum laude from Saint Joseph University with a bachelors in Psychology and received her masters in Human Development/Gerontology in 2003, also from Saint Joseph. The following year, her educational journey continued at UConn where she began doctoral studies in HDFS/Gerontology. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Kellett held […]
    Posted on May 5, 2022
  • Eleanor Fisk’s experience as an SRCD State Policy Fellow
    Eleanor Fisk was the April Spotlight for SRCD. Eleanor is currently an SRCD State Policy Fellow in the CT Office of Early Childhood (OEC). Learn more about Eleanor’s experiences here:
    Posted on May 3, 2022
  • Qianxia Jiang, HDFS Graduate Student Spotlight, May 2022
    Qianxia Jiang has an interdisciplinary background in obesity prevention and intervention, psychology, health equity, and agricultural economics. She plans to graduate with her Ph.D. in May 2022. She is interested in the factors that contribute to obesity-related disparity and inequities, including the influences of built environments on health risks in marginalized groups, and applying this […]
    Posted on May 3, 2022
  • Marlene Schwartz, HDFS Faculty Spotlight, May 2022
    Professor Marlene Schwartz is a Professor in HDFS and Director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Health. She grew up Columbia, Maryland and graduated from Haverford College in Pennsylvania with a BA in Psychology in 1988.  After college she moved back to Maryland and worked for two years as an RA in Marion […]
    Posted on May 3, 2022