News & Announcements

UConn Rated a "TOP 10" HDFS Graduate Program!

(See ranking of HDFS programs in North America)


  • Alumna Annika Anderson receives 2020 Outstanding Senior Award
    Annika Anderson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Sciences in the spring of 2020 and completed the Early Childhood Specialization program. As an HDFS student, she received the 2019 Clyde A. Jones Scholarship in Human Development and Family Sciences and the 2020 Outstanding Senior Award. Annika is passionate about studying the dynamic […]
    Posted on October 22, 2020
  • Alumna Jonelle Reynolds Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at UConn
    Jonelle A. Reynolds, Ph.D (pronouns: she/her/hers), is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives in the UConn Office for Diversity and Inclusion. In her role, she develops, manages, and supports data-driven diversity and inclusion strategies for the University of Connecticut system, including the regional campuses and UConn Health. She identifies gaps in resources and trainings, […]
    Posted on October 22, 2020
  • Keith Bellizzi featured in a story sponsored by Microsoft
    Professor Keith Bellizzi featured in a story sponsored by Microsoft on the topic of “strengthening resilience in uncertain times” which lives on the Microsoft Home and Family Resource page. Read the story here.
    Posted on October 19, 2020
  • Marlene Schwartz was featured in The Counter article
    Professor Marlene Schwartz was featured in The Counter in an article, “Good Public Health News, For Once: Far Fewer Kids Are “Heavy Drinkers” of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Than in the Early Aughts”. Read the article here.
    Posted on October 14, 2020
  • Marlene Schwartz was featured in CT Health I-Team
    Professor Marlene Schwartz was featured in CT Health I-Team, Industrial Farming Outweighs Willpower In Obesity Crisis, Experts Say (also featured in CT PR, Shoreline Times, West Hartford News, Litchfield County Times, New Haven Register, The Middletown Press, TheHour, NewsTimes.com, The Register Citizen, MilfordMirror.com) Read the article here.
    Posted on October 5, 2020