Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Newman who received this years HSS Teaching Excellence Award and to Dr. Jing Xiao who received the HSS Research Excellence Award!
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDF) offers a wide range of innovative learning opportunities designed to immerse students in all types of educational, community and therapeutic settings. Through hands-on experiences working with individuals, families, and groups of all ages, students can gain an in-depth understanding of human development at all levels. HDF graduates possess the professional skills and experience that make them uniquely qualified to succeed in a range of career paths that enhance human potential across the lifespan.
HDF offers a range of opportunities to engage in hands on learning in the local community with people of all ages. Some examples include:
Commencement 2013: HDF major, Dianna Bonilla, finds joy in helping those less fortunate
URI spotlights Dr. Annemarie Vaccaro as a "Big Thinker"
Promising career outlook for Couple and Family Therapy
As one of the 50 best careers of 2011, CFT should have strong growth over the next decade Article in US News