The fiftieth anniversary of this national annual celebration spotlights the needs of young children and their families and recognizes the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.
Wagner Quoted on NPR | Whelan Interviewed on News 3 NPR Quotes CDL Executive Director Amy Wagner on Quality of Pre-K Education Executive Director of SoHE’s UW Child Development Lab Amy Wagner was quoted as part of an NPR on-air story and article that reported on a national study of the quality of pre-K education […]
A Planting Ceremony with Preschool Alums and Campus Officials On January 14, 2015, the oldest tree on campus, President’s Oak, was officially taken down. UW Child Development Lab (CDL) preschoolers had become quite attached to the 300-year-old tree they called “bur oak” and gave it an emotional and meaningful goodbye that captured attention on […]
Whelan answers “Does weather affect mood?” | New preschool interactive graphic Whelan interviewed about the impact of recent snowstorms on mood Snow in spring has been frustrating. Madison News 3 TV interviewed Dr. Christine Whelan about how April snow showers impact people’s happiness. Watch the story and listen to what SoHE’s “expert in happiness” […]
SoHE Labs and the Research Center SoHE offers HDFS students many unique learning and research opportunities beyond the classroom, including the in-house Child Development Lab, a home for real-world teaching, problem solving, and research with children and their families. SoHE’s modern facilities also hold the Frances and Elliot Lehman Family Research Lab, and the Center for […]
In HDFS, you’ll study development across the entire lifespan particularly in the context of family life, from child and adolescent development, early childhood education, and child and family intervention to adult development, aging, and relationships. And, HDFS faculty and advisors will work closely with you to understand your interests and help develop your personal program, […]