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Utah State Universities Land-Grant Mission Extends Resources to Individuals and Families Across the State, and to the World.

Utah State Universities Land-Grant Mission Extends Resources to Individuals and Families Across the State, and to the World.

10/09/2019

Beyond our delicious Aggie Ice Cream, one of the other things that makes Utah State University unique is our land-grant mission. While other colleges and universities across Utah engage in research and teaching, here at USU we also focus on Extension.

Predicting Who is Apt to Defend Peers from Peer Victimization

Predicting Who is Apt to Defend Peers from Peer Victimization

09/09/2019

Summary of the Meta-Analysis Defending behavior of peer victimization in school and cyber context during childhood and adolescence: A meta-analytic review of individual and peer-relational characteristics.

HDFS Club

HDFS Club

08/13/2019

Did you know that children from low-income households are exposed to less language on average than children from higher income households?

Family Finance Students Chosen to Compete in the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) Knowledge Bowl

Family Finance Students Chosen to Compete in the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) Knowledge Bowl

07/03/2019

compete in the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) Knowledge Bowl, students had to be chosen based on an application process. Team USU consisted of Captain Sierra Walters and team members TJ Guinn, Natalie Hansen, and Emil...

Memories of Randy Jones

Memories of Randy Jones

05/03/2019

For those that didn’t get a chance to know Randy, he was a faculty member in our department for many years and retired just two years ago.

Graduate Work in Human Development and Family Studies at Utah State University

Graduate Work in Human Development and Family Studies at Utah State University

05/01/2019

The success of the doctoral program in Human Development and Family Studies at Utah State University is directly related to its dedicated faculty, motivated students, and supportive administration.

Co-mentors and Unofficial Mentors: Meeting Advisors and Collaborators Outside of Your Lab

Co-mentors and Unofficial Mentors: Meeting Advisors and Collaborators Outside of Your Lab

04/01/2019

You may be lucky to have attentive, supportive mentors who provide you with opportunities to grow and develop as a junior scholar. Even among those who are in this opportune position, there are many reasons to form relationships with mentors outside of yo...

The Center for Women and Gender is an academic entity located in the Provost’s office and offering an undergraduate minor and certificate and a graduate certificate in women and gender studies.

The Center for Women and Gender is an academic entity located in the Provost’s office and offering an undergraduate minor and certificate and a graduate certificate in women and gender studies.

04/01/2019

The Center for Women and Gender is an academic entity located in the Provost’s office and offering an undergraduate minor and certificate and a graduate certificate in women and gender studies. Directed by Dr. Ann Berghout Austin, Professor of Human Deve...

A Tour of HDFS

A Tour of HDFS

03/19/2019

Welcome to the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. We are one of eight departments in the very highly regarded Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. This college is consistently ranked as one of the very most producti...

Uintah Basin Child Development Lab

Uintah Basin Child Development Lab

02/22/2019

Utah State University (USU) is Utah’s land-grant university. With this designation, USU has long focused on promoting higher education throughout the state. In 1967, USU’s first regional campus was created in Roosevelt, Utah to serve students in Uintah

Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) Symposium

Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) Symposium

02/22/2019

This year for the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) Symposium, we had grad and undergrad students attend and present posters.

How my doctoral training prepared me for my current academic appointment

How my doctoral training prepared me for my current academic appointment

01/02/2019

Just a few years ago, I was a relatively successful financial advisor. I worked from home and enjoyed visiting with my clients. One evening while watching TV, my wife and I had an impromptu conversation about my professional course and objectives. I was

The Adele and Dale Young Child Development Laboratory

The Adele and Dale Young Child Development Laboratory

12/05/2018

The Adele and Dale Young Child Development Laboratory is part of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. Consistent with Utah State University’s Land-Grant mission, the ...

The Project Approach at the Dolores Doré Eccles Center for Early Care and Education

The Project Approach at the Dolores Doré Eccles Center for Early Care and Education

12/04/2018

The Dolores Doré Eccles Center for Early Care and Education (DDE Center) is moving toward implementing a project-based approach throughout our center. Children have the time, energy, and desire to engage in open-ended exploration. They want to understan

Family Life Studies Major

Family Life Studies Major

11/30/2018

The Family Life Studies degree is a fantastic major for undergraduate students looking to work in helping professions. The degree is available 100% online, making it flexible and achievable for students.