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Center for Families Award recipients announced

Thanks to gifts from individuals and organizations, the Center for Families is able to offer awards to support Purdue University students and faculty as they generate new insights and tools that can help families. The Center is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 award recipients. Read more...

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…


Faculty Partner receives inaugural Faculty Engagement Scholarship Award

Purdue University has announced its first awards for outstanding effort in engagement with local, state, national and global organizations.

Jim Elicker has worked to enhance the quality of early childhood education at Purdue and throughout the state, including through his multi-year evaluation of Paths to Quality, which establishes a metric that enables parents to assess the quality of programs as they enroll their children.

"These award winners exemplify the best of Purdue's efforts to turn ideas into reality and make the world a better place," said President Mitch Daniels. "They are improving the lives of others while teaching their students to do the same." Read more...

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