HDF Highlights

  • Professor honored among world’s most prolific writers on consumer finance - HDF Professor Jing Jian Xiao named third most ‘productive and influential’ author by the International Journal of Consumer Studies University of Rhode Island Human Development and Family Science Professor Jing Jian Xiao has been identified as the number 3 most productive writer among educators published in the International Journal of Consumer Studies, a leading international […]
  • HDF Writing Support Tutors - The HDF Writing Support Team is here to help you tackle any of your HDF writing assignments. The tutors all have strong research and writing skills and can help you break down term papers into manageable chunks. There are office hours Sunday through Thursday to help students with finding sources, APA formatting, proper citations, and […]
  • Professor Nilton Porto is featured in Wallet Hub - Professor Nilton Porto was featured in WalletHub’s piece about Capital One Platinum Credit Card. You can find it here: https://wallethub.com/d/capital-one-platinum-83c#expert=nilton_porto
  • What Can I Do With My HDF Major? - HDF SP ’22 MAJOR TO CAREER SERIES SPRING 2022: MAJOR TO CAREER PANEL SERIES WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY HDF MAJOR? Tuesday, April 12 4-5PM Virtual Hear how Human Development & Family Science alumni have utilized their degree! Panelists include: Jessica Boettger ’11: Director of Business Operations at The Groden Center Jacqueline Daigle ’19: […]
  • HDF Writing Support Tutors - The HDF Writing Support Team is here to help you tackle any of your HDF writing assignments. The tutors all have strong research and writing skills and can help you break down term papers into manageable chunks. There are office hours Sunday through Thursday to help students with finding sources, APA formatting, proper citations, and […]
  • HDF Senior Internship Information Sessions -   Information sessions will be held via Zoom for the summer and Fall Senior Internship class,  HDF 480 and HDF 481. Please see the dates and the zoom link below:   April 12 2PM Tuesday  April 13 5PM Wednesday   April 12, Tuesday, 2PM https://uri-edu.zoom.us/j/91797623705   April 13, Wednesday, 5PM https://uri-edu.zoom.us/j/91876826326   Please contact Phyllis Penhallow […]
  • Think You Know What ‘College-Aged’ Means? Think Again. - Finding ways to include older adults in the Rhody community of teachers and learners has earned URI a national honor and enriched the lives of students, faculty, and community members. By Diane M. Sterrett The U.S. Census Bureau estimates 3 in 10 Americans will be over the age of 55 by 2030, representing an enormous […]
  • URI teacher, students offer advice in online parent forum - A group from the University of Rhode Island are giving parents their best advice in navigating the unknown waters of working from home with toddlers running around.
  • ‘Why did you become a professor?’ - Behind every professor is another great professor Many professors at the University of Rhode Island did not expect to teach at a university when they were in college themselves. Julianna Golas, a lecturer and academic advisor for human development and family science, started her journey believing she wanted to be a journalist.  “My road to […]
  • HDF student Ali Hornung dedicated to easing scourge of childhood cancer - Ali Hornung Even while triple majoring at URI, Hornung founded and runs Glimmer of Hope Foundation Few college students would embrace the demands required of a triple-major, especially one with three very diverse majors in three different colleges. How many would embrace those demands while simultaneously running an international foundation dedicated to advocating for and […]
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