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Doherty on dealing with holiday doldrums via Wall Street Journal

Doherty on dealing with holiday doldrums via Wall Street Journal

Department of Family Social Science professor Bill Doherty talked with the Wall Street Journal about how to spread cheer during the holidays even when you’re feeling down. “Christmas is like a snowstorm that we all go through together, with good parts and bad,” Dr. Doherty says. “Some years it’s more good, and some it’s more […]

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Piehler awarded Grant-in-Aid

Piehler awarded Grant-in-Aid

Department of Family Social Science assistant professor Timothy Piehler received a Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry, and Scholarship from the Office of the Vice President for Research. The $25,000 award will support pilot data collection for a project of Piehler’s. The goal of the project is to develop measures of adolescent susceptibility to peer contagion (i.e. […]

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FSoS Graduate Students Featured Across the Nation

FSoS Graduate Students Featured Across the Nation

Graduate students presented an array of research and represented the Department of Family Social Science at 11 different conferences across the United States this fall. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy | Milwaukee, WI Jaime Ballard, “Patterns in Eating Disorder Treatment Across the Lifespan” Quintin Hunt, “Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 steps to couples counseling” Ashley Landers, […]

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Doherty’s advice on giving relationship advice featured in Elle

Doherty’s advice on giving relationship advice featured in Elle

 Department of Family Social Science professor Bill Doherty talked with Elle Magazine to help people give better relationship advice. Read the article at Elle.com. Visit Doherty’s profile page to read more about his research and outreach.

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Wieling: Improving mental health for families affected by war trauma

Wieling: Improving mental health for families affected by war trauma

I have been working with vivo (Victim’s Voice) for more than 12 years. Our mission is to overcome and prevent traumatic stress and its consequences within the individual and the family, as well as the community, safeguarding the rights and dignity of people affected by violence and conflict. Visit CEHD Vision 2020 to read more […]

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Doherty featured in WCCO Good Question on keeping peace at family gatherings

Doherty featured in WCCO Good Question on keeping peace at family gatherings

“The best way to do the holidays is to have high hopes and modest expectations,” Department of Family Social Science professor Bill Doherty said. Visit WCCO to read more and watch the video. Visit Doherty’s page for more on his research and outreach.

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Borden: Working together to serve military families

Borden: Working together to serve military families

“One of the biggest issues impacting children in military families today is the sheer number of deployments. Military parents have been either serving full-time or called into active duty more than once, and while their children, siblings and spouses are very resilient, it can be incredibly disrupting to have loved ones in a constant state […]

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Doherty talks about divorce rates and women’s expectations in NY Times article

Doherty talks about divorce rates and women’s expectations in NY Times article

 An article about dropping divorce rates in the NY Times features Department of Family Social Science professor Bill Doherty. Read more at NYTimes.com

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McGuire receives 2014 Innovation Grant from NCFR

McGuire receives 2014 Innovation Grant from NCFR

During the 2014 National Council on Family Relations conference, two projects were awarded NCFR Innovation Grants. Department of Family Social Science professor Jenifer McGuire, along with her colleagues Katherine Kuvalanka, Abbie Goldberg, and Asaf Orr, received $10,000 for “The TransKids Project: Strengthening Community Connections.” NCFR began offering Innovation Grants in 2013 “to promote innovative, interdisciplinary […]

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CEHD faculty research supported by William T. Grant Foundation awards

Curriculum and Instruction faculty Cassandra Scharber and Cynthia Lewis received a $599,905, three-year grant from the William T. Grant Foundation for the study “Bright Stars: Technology-Mediated Settings for Urban Youth as Pathways for Engaged Learning.” It examines the complex features of schools, libraries, and community-based urban settings that successfully engage students by positioning youth as […]

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