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Jason Harris

Jason Harris named associate dean for graduate programs and online education

Thursday, June 27th, 2019


Marion Underwood, dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, announced Professor Jason Harris’ appointment as associate dean for graduate programs and online education in the following letter to faculty and staff. Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Jason Harris, associate professor in the School of Health Sciences (HSCI), will become associate dean for graduate programs and online education in […]

Sarah Johnson

Purdue Nutrition Science alumna and Dining Services retiree honored by YWCA

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019


YWCA Lafayette recognized Sarah C. Johnson’s contributions to the community in their annual Salute to Women awards ceremony.

Jessica Huber

Jessica Huber named Associate Dean for Research

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019


Jessica E. Huber, Ph.D. has been named associate dean of research for Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences.

2019 Outstanding Seniors in Health and Human Sciences

2019 Outstanding Seniors in Health and Human Sciences

Sunday, May 12th, 2019


Congratulations to the 9 outstanding seniors of 2019 from each of the nine units in Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences. We asked each senior who their biggest influences were while studying at Purdue and what their next giant leap will be.

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2019 Health and Human Sciences faculty awards

Friday, May 10th, 2019


We recognize the achievements of the College of Health and Human Sciences faculty for 2019, including three of the university’s 8 Fulbright Scholars.

spring 2019 commencement at Purdue University

Top Health and Human Sciences students to be recognized during 2019 commencement

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019


Four students from the College of Health and Human Sciences are among the highest achieving students recognized during Spring 2019 commencement.

2019 Promoted Faculty in College of Health and Human Sciences: Back row, left to right: Scott Lawrance, Arielle Borovsky, Nancy Edwards, Darryl Schneider, Amy Brewster, AJ Schwichtenberg, German Posada, Zoe Taylor Front row, left to right: Ellen Wells, Regan Bailey, Libby Richards, Natasha Watkins, Sara Schmitt Not pictured: Jennifer Coddington

College of Health and Human Sciences announces faculty promotions

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019


Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences is honored to promote 14 faculty members. They have demonstrated their passion for research and commitment to making lives better.

2019 Purdue Day of Giving Thank You

Purdue Day of Giving brings in over $700,000 for Health and Human Sciences

Thursday, April 25th, 2019


On April 24, 2019, the College of Health and Human Sciences ushered in gifts from over 500 donors that will benefit 10 academic units, and several scholarships, programs, and student organizations.

Purdue Day of Giving - April 24, 2019

Giant Leaps on Purdue Day of Giving

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019


We conducted a public sidewalk hopscotch experiment for Purdue Day of Giving. What Giant Leaps will you take for Health and Human Sciences?

Purdue Autism Research Center

Interdisciplinary Purdue Autism Research Center established

Thursday, April 18th, 2019


There will be more community programs, resources, collaborations and faculty members researching autism, thanks to an expanded program at Purdue University. The progression of autism support and research at Purdue was triggered by community passions and furthered by administrative support when the Purdue Autism Cluster was created in 2014. It has now culminated in the […]

Get your game on with Goosechase app to win prized on Purdue Day of Giving

Purdue Day of Giving scavenger hunt app available

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019


Starting today, you can complete special Purdue Day of Giving missions in the Goosechase app to win special prizes and bonus funds for Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences.

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day 2019

Friday, March 8th, 2019


Here are just a few of the women in the College of Health and Human Sciences that we have feature in the past few months. We thank them for the incredible work they do to make lives better.

Karen Foli

Karen Foli, director of PhD in Nursing program, addresses students

Monday, February 11th, 2019


The following are remarks by associate professor Karen Foli, director of the PhD in Nursing program, during the 2019 HHS Academic Recognition Reception. First, I’d like to thank Dean Underwood and Heather Dykes for inviting me to share part of this evening with you. I also want to congratulate you, the students, who are recognized […]

Stacy Gudas

HHS alumna Stacy Gudas addresses students during Academic Recognition Reception

Monday, February 11th, 2019


Stacy Gudas (Consumer Science, ’15) addressed students during the 2019 HHS Academic Recognition Reception. Gudas was part of the student group that developed and organized the first reception 5 years ago. Good evening!  My name is Stacy Gudas.  I graduated from Purdue in 2015 (Retail Management, Department of Consumer Science).  When invited to speak at […]

Golden Gate Bridge, Las Vegas sign, Orlando palm trees

College of Health and Human Sciences is hitting the road

Monday, January 7th, 2019


Dean Marion Underwood is taking some Giant Leaps to a city near you this winter! She will be meeting with College of Health and Human Sciences alumni in Orlando, Florida,  San Francisco, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Join us for complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine at the View Lounge in the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. […]

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