Center for Families


Pre-K in Indiana: Preparing our Children for Success – 2014 Family Impact Seminar

On November 18, Indiana legislators, their staff, and key decision makers gathered at the Statehouse at the annual Family Impact Seminar. This was the sixteenth installment in a continuing series designed to bring a family focus to policymaking. Read more...

Annual Kanter Award publication available

At the Work and Family Researchers Network conference in June, the Center for Families at Purdue University and the Boston College Center for Work & Family, awarded the 2014 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research to the article National context in work-life research: A multi-level cross-national analysis of the adoption of workplace work-life arrangements in Europe by Laura denDulk, Sandra Groeneveld, Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, and Monique Valcour den Dulk, L. et al. (2013). Published in the European Management Journal Read more about the winning research and other nominated articles.

Arriaga recipient of 2014 Award for Excellence in Family Research

The Center for Families has awarded Ximena Arriaga, associate professor of Psychological Sciences, the second annual Award for Excellence in Family Research, which recognizes outstanding family research being conducted by Purdue faculty. Read more...

Gold receives first Interdisciplinary Research Award

In an effort to support better support students who have combined more than one discipline of study, while focusing on families, the center awarded Zachary Gold, doctoral student, HDFS, with the Interdisciplinary Research Award. Read more…

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