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Mobile technology helps give voice to nonverbal autistic children during pandemic

March 2021

Mobile technology helps give voice to nonverbal autistic children during pandemic Purdue University technology to assist nonverbal children on the autism spectrum is helping families around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced schools and clinics to rely

Register for this year’s Kanter Lecture on March 24th

March 2021

Register today for this year’s virtual Kanter Lecture on March 24, 2021 10:30-11:30am EST. Upon registration you will receive details on how to join via a unique Zoom meeting link. The Kanter Lecture will be given by 2020 Kanter Award

Graduate students – Apply to 2021 Levien Family Policy Internship and Scholarship by March 5th

February 2021

Graduate students interested in family policy and research are encouraged to apply to the Center for Families Levien Family Policy Internship and Scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 5, 2021. The intern will work with Center for Families Director,

The Digital Divide: How Does it Divide Hoosiers – Indiana’s 23rd Family Impact Seminar

February 2021

2020 Kanter Award Winner

February 2021

The Center for Families at Purdue University and the Boston College Center for Work & Family are delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research. Hannah Riley Bowles, of the Harvard

Apply to the Center for Families 2021 Funding Program – Deadline now extended to 1/25/2021

October 2020

The Center for Families is currently accepting applications for its 2021 funding program to support the study of families and children. Faculty and students from all departments and colleges are encouraged to apply!Learn More and Apply. Email with questions. This

Economic & Social Research Council Webinar on November 13th: Homeworking, Uncertainty, the Pandemic and Well-being

September 2020

Register for the ESRC Festival of Science 2020: A webinar reporting research on wellbeing and work–life balance during the lockdown of all types of university employees, including key workers. It focuses on the effects of homeworking and the uncertainty surrounding

We are pleased to announce the winners of funding and recognition from Center for Families programs for the 2020-2021 year.

June 2020

Faculty Awards Burkhart Faculty Fellowship – Trenton D. Mize, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts. Attenuating the Commitment Penalty: How Organizational Policies and Workplace Culture Affect Perceptions of Workers Who Take Parental Leave Research Enhancement Grant –

Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences launches Families Tackling Tough Times Together – an online support community during COVID-19 pandemic

June 2020

Read more about the initiative and join the Facebook group. 

Strength in Single Mother Families Newsletter

April 2020

The Resilient Families Lab at Purdue University released their April 2020 newsletter on the Strength in Single Mother Families project. The project, led by Zoe Taylor, Associate Professor in the Human Development and Families Studies Department at Purdue, studies the risks