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FSOS alum wins national award

FSOS alum wins national award

University of Minnesota Alum Ashley Landers Lace won the best dissertation award at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s 2017 annual conference. This award is given by the AAMFT Research & Education Foundation to recognize scholarly achievement by recent graduates whose research study related to couples and family therapy or family therapy training. … Continue reading FSOS alum wins national award

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Family Social Science hosts undergraduate showcase

  The Department of Family Social Science will host the Fall Semester Undergraduate Showcase Monday, Dec. 4, 5:15 – 6:45 p.m. The event will begin in McNeal Hall room 33 and then move upstairs to McNeal rooms 274 and 278 on the University’s St. Paul campus.  Refreshments will be served. Family Social Science Undergraduate Showcase gives … Continue reading Family Social Science hosts undergraduate showcase

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Family Social Science faculty and students storm south for national conference

Nine students in the Department of Family Social Science’s Ph.D. specialization in Couple and Family Therapy are presenting their research at the annual meeting of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy held in Atlanta, GA. In addition, four FSOS faculty members – Steven Harris, Tai Mendenhall, Lindsey Weiler and Elizabeth Wieling –  will … Continue reading Family Social Science faculty and students storm south for national conference

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Family Social Science professor honored

Family Social Science professor honored

  Professor Marlene Stum was honored by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Board on Human Sciences, Inc. (BoHS) Monday. The Board on Human Sciences Awards are annually presented to honor national leaders working to advance human sciences in higher education. A professor in the Department of Family Social Science and Extension, Stum was … Continue reading Family Social Science professor honored

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Gewirtz’s ADAPT program in the news

Gewirtz’s ADAPT program in the news

  Abigail Gewirtz, Lindahl Leadership professor in the Department of Family Social Science and the Institute for Translational Research, was interviewed by WCCO-TV and KSTP-TV about her research program, ADAPT, that supports military families reintegrating following deployment. The unique program provides tools and resources to support positive parenting. A U.S. Department of Defense grant is … Continue reading Gewirtz’s ADAPT program in the news

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Family Social Science Focus on: Faculty

Family Social Science Focus on:  Faculty

Jodi Dworkin, professor and associate department head of FSOS, will address the 25th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues hosted by Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute, October 23 – 24. Dworkin is among experts from across the country invited to address the Symposium topic, “Families and Technology,” that will explore how technology is rapidly … Continue reading Family Social Science Focus on: Faculty

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Family social science alum delivers new student convocation address

Family social science alum delivers new student convocation address

Rose Simon, a 2017 family social science graduate, was a keynote speaker at this year’s New Student Convocation, the U o f M’s welcome event for the incoming first-year class. Simon was encouraged to apply for the opportunity by her undergraduate student services adviser, Carole Anne Broad. A transcript of her speech is below, and view the … Continue reading Family social science alum delivers new student convocation address

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Family Social Science assistant professor’s project awarded seed grant

Family Social Science assistant professor’s project awarded seed grant

Family Social Science Assistant Professor Tim Piehler’s project, “Mindfulness Training for Juvenile Diversion Youth,” has been awarded an Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health (ITR)  Collaborative Seed Grant for the 2017-2018 cycle. The project was awarded $19,985 mico-trial grant to collaborate on an evidence-based intervention with Headway Emotional Health Services, a community mental … Continue reading Family Social Science assistant professor’s project awarded seed grant

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Family Social Science Focus on: alumna June Henton

Family Social Science Focus on: alumna June Henton

June Henton honored as Auburn University Champion of Change  A University of Minnesota alumna who earned her Ph.D. in Family Social Science in 1970, June Henton is currently Dean of the College of Human Sciences at Auburn University and has been a leader and champion for human and environmental sustainability throughout her career. Perhaps more than … Continue reading Family Social Science Focus on: alumna June Henton

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Family Social Science Professor featured in CEHD Connect

Susan Walker, associate professor and director of the Family Social Science’s Parent Education program, is featured in the latest issue of the College of Education + Human Development’s magazine, Connect, for her efforts to expand the education program in Iceland.  The extended online feature details the Iceland-Minnesota exchange. Learn more Parent Power, CEHD Connect, June … Continue reading Family Social Science Professor featured in CEHD Connect

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