Kirkorian Offers Screen Time Guidance for Caregivers

With millions of children learning from home or passing time during their parents’ workdays in the pandemic, Dr. Heather Kirkorian, SoHE’s Laura M. Secord Chair in Early Childhood Development and an expert in young children’s screen-based learning, advises parents to develop a “three Cs” system—and to forgive themselves when they can’t always stick to it.

New Research: The Highs and Lows of Parenting in a Pandemic

Newly published research briefs from the Kerr Parent Lab in the School of Human Ecology detail the challenges and opportunities to mental health and well-being that parents have found as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic with their families.

Raison Receives SoHE’s First Distinguished Chair Position

Dr. Charles Raison, of Human Development and Family Studies, has been announced as the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Distinguished Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families, thanks to generous support from the Shannons and from a Morgridge match.

Congratulations and Farewells to SoHE Faculty This Summer

Several Human Ecology faculty have earned promotions in their departments, and we bid farewell to several retiring faculty.