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10/02/2017
Reimagining Life After Retirement Means More than Financial Planning
curl180x120.jpgRetirement, in one way or another, is something that concerns almost every working adult.
06/19/2017
Reframe Podcast: Episode 14
james180x120.jpgYouth Spirituality and Positive Youth Development
06/12/2017
Thriving, Not Just Surviving: The Spiritual Side of Positive Youth Development
bench-people-smartphone-sun180x120.jpgGrowing up can be tough for anyone. But for some youths, especially those struggling to thrive in environments fraught with adversity, inequality and poverty, the path to adulthood can be exceptionally difficult.
05/25/2017
Alumna to speak on modern farming practices with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance
Lauren Schwab graduated with her Master of Science in Family Studies in 2013.
05/01/2017
12 promoted to senior lecturer or senior clinical faculty
Provost Phyllis Callahan approved the promotion of 12 lecturers and clinical faculty members to senior lecturers and clinical faculty members, effective July 1, 2017.
03/31/2017
Surviving Breast Cancer Together: The Family Science Behind Chronic Illness
radina-research-180x125.jpgIn many ways, families are like an organic tapestry, an interconnected web of life, each thread related to the next in some manner. As one life touches another, many of these connections may be substantial, others may be somewhat insignificant, or even nearly invisible. But nonetheless, together they all form a larger system or unit, a whole that is comprised of many dynamic and individual parts. And when one thread is pulled or damaged or diseased, it will inevitably have an effect on the whole.
03/31/2017
Reframe Podcast: Episode 8
radina-research-180x125.jpgFamily Science and Chronic Illness
02/15/2017
Social work student chosen to research mental health in Ukraine
mary-martin-research-180x125.jpgSenior social work student Mary Martin has been chosen to participate in research with the National Science Foundation (NSF) this summer to study mental health in Ukraine.
01/19/2017
How Awareness Dispels the Darkness: Miami Alumni Bring Domestic Violence to Light
vigil-cookies-180x125.jpgA great example of work done in the classroom turning into an impactful, real-world project.