Centers and Labs


Laura Sands named editor-in-chief of new journal on innovation in aging

The peer-reviewed, online-only journal is the newest publication of the Gerontological Society of America, the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.

Human development program ranked second in nation by USA Today

The university’s human development major focuses on child and adolescent development, adult development and aging, disabilities studies, human services, and family studies.

Victoria Fu honored with emerita status

A member of the university community since 1972, Fu made significant contributions to early childhood education through her service on national advisory boards and panels, including those of Head Start, the Public Broadcasting Service, and several professional associations.

Joyce Arditti receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Research

Joyce Arditti has made significant contributions in the fields of incarceration, familial systems, and the consequences of parental incarceration on children.

Ashley Meier balances study, sport, and service

Meier, who played on Virginia Tech's women's soccer team, plans to pursue a master‘s degree in occupational therapy.

Few-Demo wins Inaugural Alumni Award from the University of Georgia

Few-Demo is the inaugural alumni award winner of the 2014-2015 Human Development Family Science Alumni Award from the University of Georgia.