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Alaina Wilson

Alaina Wilson Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

March 23, 2021

Congratulations to Alaina Wilson on receiving a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship! Alaina is a first-year graduate student (MS/PhD) in the Department of Human Development and Family Science. Her program of research focuses on identifying strengths-based approaches to promote emotional development in early childhood, regardless of the resources available to children and families. Her project for…

Alaysia Brown

Congratulations to our Mizzou HDFS 2020 National Council on Family Relations Award Winners

Dec. 17, 2020

Multiple MU HDFS Doctoral students and faculty members were honored for their research at the recent National Council on Family Relations annual conference held in November. Congratulations to our students and faculty for making contributions to the field that have real-world implications for improving the lives of individuals and families! Outstanding Publication of the Year Award,…

Alaina Wilson

Doctoral Students Win Graduate Professional Council Research Awards

Dec. 17, 2020

Two HDFS Doctoral Students won first place honors for their presentations in this year’s Graduate Professional Council (GPC) Research and Creative Activities Forum. Alaina Wilson took first place in the Social Sciences, Quantitative category for her work Pandemic play: How are children playing during the COVID-19 pandemic and why? Shannon Dier took first place in the Social…