Family Social Science News

Mendenhall interviewed about Emergency Preparedness Partnership

Mendenhall interviewed about Emergency Preparedness Partnership

Department of Family Social Science professor Tai Mendenhall was featured in an article highlighting the collaborative efforts in trauma-response teams. He is one of the team leaders alongside colleagues from Public Health, the Academic Health Center, and the Minnesota Department of Health. Read more about Tai’s research interests on his profile page. Learn more about […]

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Rueter interviewed for radio show on “How Are Donor Conceived Families and Kids Doing?”

Rueter interviewed for radio show on “How Are Donor Conceived Families and Kids Doing?”

Department of Family Social Science professor Martha Rueter was interviewed on the Creating a Family radio show, for the episode “How Are Donor Conceived Families and Kids Doing?” Listen to the show on their website. Rueter is the Principal Investigator for the Family Communication Project, a study aimed at understanding how parent-child communication operates differently […]

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Talking pictures: first-generation college students speak from behind the lens

Rashné Jehangir, associate professor in the department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, and Veronica Deenanath, graduate student in Family Social Science, developed a cross-university collaboration between the TRIO Student Support Services Program and their students and the College of Education Human Development’s iPad initiative with support from an Institutional Change Grant from the Women’s Center. The outcome […]

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Landers selected as AAMFT Minority Doctoral Fellow

Landers selected as AAMFT Minority Doctoral Fellow

Department of Family Social Science graduate student Ashley Landers received a 2014-15 AAMFT Minority Doctoral Fellowship. The fellowship provides financial support as well as professional training, leadership development, and guidance for “Marriage and Family therapists committed to advancing the mental health interests of ethnic minority communities and under-served populations.” Read more about Landers’ research interests […]

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Gagner selected as AAMFT Minority Doctoral Fellow

Gagner selected as AAMFT Minority Doctoral Fellow

Department of Family Social Science graduate student Noah Gagner received a 2014-15 AAMFT Minority Doctoral Fellowship. The fellowship provides financial support as well as professional training, leadership development, and guidance for “Marriage and Family therapists committed to advancing the mental health interests of ethnic minority communities and under-served populations.” Read more about Gagner’s research interests […]

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Zrenchik awarded AAMFT research grant

Zrenchik awarded AAMFT research grant

Department of Family Social Science graduate student Kyle Zrenchik received a 2014 AAMFT Minority Fellowship Research Grant that will allow him to complete a study as a P.I. He was selected as an AAMFT Minority Fellow during 2013-14. Over the summer Zrenchik presented the poster “LGBT Research Productivity: Leaders & Future Directions” as well as a brief presentation […]

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Doty receives prestigious NCFR dissertation award

Doty receives prestigious NCFR dissertation award

Department of Family Social Science graduate student Jennifer Doty received the Ruth Hathaway Jewson Award from the National Council on Family Relations for the 2014-15 academic year. This award funds the best family studies dissertation proposal submitted by a doctoral candidate. Doty’s proposal “Intergenerational relationships across the life course: Links with adolescent depression and self-esteem” was […]

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McCulloch elected to two University councils.

McCulloch elected to two University councils.

Department of Family Social Science professor Jan McCulloch is one of nine University of Minnesota faculty elected to the Graduate Education Council for the 2014-17 term. The council was created in 2010 and functions as an advisory council to the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Education. The roster of Graduate Education Council members is available here. […]

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TRIO McNair Scholars present impressive summer research

The 2014 University of Minnesota TRIO Ronald E. McNair Scholars presented their summer research last week at the annual poster research symposium. The poster session highlighted the research efforts of  17 McNair scholars, including three CEHD undergraduates and four CEHD faculty. The McNair Scholars program is one of three U.S. Department of Education funded TRIO […]

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FSOS Jackson awarded Kordell Scholarship

FSOS Jackson awarded Kordell Scholarship

Department of Family Social Science graduate student, Melanie Jackson received a Shelley Joseph-Kordell Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. Learn more about Melanie’s accomplishments from her profile. Every year the  Kordell Scholarship is awarded to University of Minnesota graduate students who are dedicated to improving the lives of older people. For more information about Ms. Joseph-Kordell visit www.sjktribute.org. Donations to the scholarship […]

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