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Meet New HDFS Grad Olivia Saleh

This year 382 students graduated with a SoHE major. One was Olivia Saleh (’18), a Brooklyn, NY, native who earned a degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Learn more about this recent grad and new SoHE alumna. How did choose your HDFS major? I am incredibly curious about how and why people become who […]

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SoHE News and Events: June 22-28

Students travel to China | Bennett’s artist-in-residence | Kirkorian research feature | Collins is “Big” of the year | APLUS research coverage | Kerr on “dad brains” Consumer Science’s Dr. Nancy Murray and Students in China This May, Teaching Professor Dr. Nancy Murray spent the month in China with a group of students studying abroad […]

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Steps to Completing MFA Thesis

MFA students are officially ready to complete their Thesis after completing the required coursework, submitting a satisfactory Interim MFA Qualifier, and successfully defending their Thesis Proposal. Steps to candidacy are outlined below. Thesis Topic Thesis Committee Scheduling Interim MFA Qualifier Review Preparing and Evaluating the Interim MFA Qualifier Thesis Proposal Defense Thesis and Final Defense […]

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Progress to Degree

Timeline by Year First Year, Fall Semester Attend fall orientation for SoHE Graduate Students Meet with advisor about general direction of inquiry, and plan preliminary course of study. Register for courses, focusing on the Core Courses but trying for at least one studio course Recommend 9 credits for the first semester, especially if working as […]

Grad Student L’Esperance: Exploring Financial Decision-Making

Household Finance and Well-being In our modern world, life can be a series of big and small financial decisions. So how do individuals make these day-to-day decisions that can impact the rest of their lives? SoHE graduate student Madelaine L’Esperance is digging deeper into this question through her research, paying special attention to how people, particularly low-income […]

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Career Development

Here at SoHE, we have lots of resources to help you reach your academic and career goals. Whether you’re looking to land an amazing internship or are searching for your dream job, we recommend you start by meeting with a SoHE Career Advisor to help you with a wide range of planning: Career exploration Job […]

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MFA Design Studies

Program Overview The focus of the MFA degree is on creative performance in design. Its goals are to promote strong and creative conceptual thinking, exploration, interpretation, innovation, and overall excellence in design execution. Students generally focus their work in one of two general areas: Textile and Fashion Design, or Interior Architecture. Students focusing in Interior […]

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SoHE Graduate Students

Graduate Degree Options Civil Society & Community Research Explore Consumer Behavior & Family Economics Learn Design Studies Create Human Development & Family Studies Grow Master of Science Program Lead Civil Society & Community Research Consumer Behavior & Family Economics Design Studies Human Development & Family Studies Master of Science in Human Ecology The School of Human […]