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Barbara Settles Torch Award Barbara Settles 2015 Torch Award Recipient

Barbara Settles, professor, HDFS, was presented UD's Torch Award, spending four decades advocating for the rights of women regarding compensation, maternity leave and advancement.

I Heart UD logo I Heart UD Day – Wednesday, May 13

UD students and alumni are encouraged to express their UD pride on May 13 during "I Heart UD Day". Join us on The Green for activities, giveaways and the UDairy Moo Mobile.

Steele posters crowd Steele Symposium highlights student research

On April 24, CEHD is hosting the 30th Annual Steele Symposium at Embassy Suites. Sponsored by the Steele family, honoring Marion Steele, this event provides students an opportunity to showcase their research through paper or poster presentations.

Lynn Okagaki Dean Okagaki to serve as interim deputy provost

Lynn Okagaki, CEHD dean, will serve as interim deputy provost for academic affairs, following the departure of Nancy Brickhouse on July 1. Carol Vukelich, CEHD deputy dean and director of DCTE, will hold the position of interim dean.

bunny lady color Here comes Peter Cottontail

Actually, our bunny's name is Claude Monet, and he's a therapy rabbit at UD's Lab Preschool/The College School. Read how Claude helps soothe anxiety, sparks creativity and provides a safe outlet for children to express their feelings.

OIA_GetAGrip Orthopaedics in Action

UD faculty and students in CEHD and the College of Engineering collaborated to create kits for middle and high school classrooms to teach science and math through real-world STEM applications.

CEHD 2015 Salzburg Fellows

Prof. Martha Buell and Associate Prof. Rena Hallam were invited by Salzburg Global Seminar organizers to attend as national early childhood development experts.

Laboratory Preschool studies Main Street

Laura Morris, LPS teacher, and Jennifer Gallo-Fox, HDFS assistant professor, worked with students in UD’s early childhood education class to created an engaging social studies curriculum at the Laboratory Preschool by developing an 18-foot model of Main Street. This project was designed to help PreK/K students understand the concept of community

2014 guy and girls sm Spring 2015 Convocation Information

CEHD will hold its annual Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 29, 2015, at 1:00 pm at the Bob Carpenter Center, and personally recognize each degree candidate.

UD students (from left) Lauren Stegman, Lara Andrews and Kendall Daughtry join faculty member Bahira Sherif Trask (standing, center) for a panel discussion at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Wilmington. Bridging the Gap

Prof. Bahira Trask was invited to present on cultural diversity and families at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and decided to bring three UD students along with varied life experiences, hoping to generate a productive discussion.

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