The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) awarded Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Ph.D., a national award to recognize her career of outstanding mentorship to junior colleagues, graduate students and undergraduates. MadDermid Wadsworth, who directs Purdue University’s Center for Families and Military Family Research Institute, received the
The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue, in partnership with the Association of the United States Army, will host “Building Your Battle Plan to Support Military and Veteran Families” on Nov. 13 in Arlington, Virginia. Led by experts and authors of MFRI’s initiative
Hoosier Children Caught in the Opioid Crisis:Programs, Policy, Progress As state agencies and commissions continue their work on opioid treatment programs, what family recovery programs are working in other states? How can Indiana work with families, treatment providers, and the
SPEAKall! and SPEAKmore! mobile applications won GAIN’s best startup idea and Anna Kennedy Online Charity’s Autism Hero Entrepreneurial Award. The Autism Society reports nearly 3.5 million Americans live with autism spectrum disorder, and rates of diagnosis have risen to one in 59 children.
The Center for Families (CFF) promotes the study of families from a cross-disciplinary, life course perspective by stimulating the work of faculty and students. CFF is able to do this is through generous gifts that support annual an faculty fellowship,
The Burkhart Award for Excellence in Research about Families is given to a researcher from Purdue University for outstanding research which serves to strengthen the capacity of families to provide a nurturing environment for their members. Published research from any
Providing community-based prevention education to address the opioid crisis that affects communities throughout Indiana is one of Purdue Extension’s top priorities. “We are dedicated to developing partnerships throughout the state to serve as a proactive, preventive and positive force in
New research by faculty in Purdue University’s College of Education will create a program that will train educators to better teach students with developmental disabilities, including autism.
As part of the 2018 Kanter Award process, the American Journal of Sociology is offering free access to the winning article until October 31, 2018. The interplay of work and family trajectories over the life course: Germany and the United