• Recent Alum Hilal Kuscul awarded for outstanding achievements
    Congratulations to recent PhD graduate Hilal Kuscul, who received National Family on Council Relations (NCFR) Honors Student Recognition, “awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, and community service in the discipline of Family Science.”
    Posted on September 26, 2022
  • Rachel Cohen participates in National Head Start Caucus
    Associate Professor Rachel Chazan Cohen was part of a National Head Start briefing on Early Head Start for the bipartisan PreK and Child Care Caucus. She and Assistant Professor Caitlin Lombardi also visited the offices of several CT members of congress.
    Posted on September 26, 2022
  • NFDC conduct Instructor Institute Training in Storrs
    Members of the National Family Development Credential (NFDC) team (Sue Pappas, Caroline Mavridis, & Amy Knight) conducted a four-day NFDC Instructor Institute in Storrs, certifying 25 new FDC instructors from across the country – from California to New York, and in between (Oklahoma). HDFS Professor Charles Super delivered the closing ceremony remarks. NFDC, founded and directed by Claire […]
    Posted on September 26, 2022
  • Alumna Hilal Kuscul receives NCFR Student Recognition Award
    Congratulations to recent PhD graduate Hilal Kuscul, who received National Family on Council Relations (NCFR) Honors Student Recognition, “awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, and community service in the discipline of Family Science.”
    Posted on September 26, 2022
  • Family Sciences Undergraduate Council yearly participation
    The Family Sciences Undergraduate Council (FSUC) participated in the Student Organization Involvement Fair for the 7th consecutive year! FSUC is a student organization serving all students majoring, minoring or interested in the HDFS field of study at the Storrs or any regional campus. FSUC provides students with opportunities to attend events related to their major/minor, […]
    Posted on September 12, 2022
  • Alumna Kate Dibble starts as Research Fellow at Dana-Farber
    Kate Dibble (PhD ’20), recent finished her postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins and started a position as a Research Fellow in Medical Breast Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She also will be working at UConn teaching HDFS 2200. Welcome Kate!
    Posted on September 5, 2022
  • Alumna Hilal Kuscul, Visiting Assistant Prof at SUNY
    Hilal Kuscul (who successfully defended her dissertation this summer!) started her position as Visiting Assistant Professor at SUNY Oswego – you can see her in this photo of new faculty on their campus
    Posted on September 5, 2022
  • Madeline Jones, HDFS Grad Student Spotlight, September 2022
    Madeline Jones received her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from Spring Hill College (AL) in 2019 with a minor in Philosophy. She graduated summa cum laude and was a member of various honor societies, including Sigma Alpha Nu. In addition, she was awarded the President’s Scholar Award in Biochemistry, a faculty-nominated award for a […]
    Posted on September 2, 2022