Student Awards: Outstanding Graduate, Human Development and Family Science Program
Mason Human Development and Family Science program looks at how people grow and form relationships throughout their lives. Led by faculty members from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences as well as the College of Education and Human Development, students explore the dynamics and relationships between people, families, communities, and society.
Our HDFS Students
February 11, 2021
Internship helps alumna Katherine Leon land full-time job with National Alliance on Mental Illness. Read more...
December 18, 2020
Human development and family science senior devotes her time to working with children impacted by cancer. Read more...
December 17, 2020
Andersen Guske has dedicated his time at George Mason University to learning about human dynamics and helping children and families. Read more...
December 19, 2018
Ready to embark on her next adventure: “I’m overjoyed,” she said of earning her bachelor’s degree at Mason after two years at Northern Virginia Community College. Read more...
December 20, 2017
In those quiet moments when Doris Weaver takes a break from her busy schedule and considers what she has accomplished, there is, she admits, a sense of disbelief. “I’m still in shock,” she said. Read more...
October 17, 2017
Christina Cherry calls herself an emotional person. So when she heard stories of hardship told to her by African American residents of low-income housing projects in Alexandria, Virginia, the George Mason University senior took them to heart. Read more...
September 14, 2017
This summer, Luke Miller found himself far from his home in Hampton, Va., and on a 4,330 -mile journey across the United States. Miller was traveling the country with a goal of raising awareness about people with Down syndrome, like his sister, Mary, and those with other disabilities. Read more...
December 20, 2016
Leanna Moron figures she’ll be an epidemiologist or statistician after she graduates from George Mason University this month. Reinforcing that path is her independent research examining the lives of Northern Virginia’s undocumented Latino immigrant families. Read more...
July 6, 2016
When students graduating with bachelor’s degrees in human development and family science were called to the stage at the College of Education and Human Development’s convocation ceremony, only one student rose to her feet. Read more...