For the past five years, the Center for Research on Families has supported undergraduate research opportunities through the Student Awards Program in Family Research. We recently reconnected with some of the former award recipients to learn about how their CRF funded research experience influenced their career ambitions after graduation. The responses were inspiring.

Dr. Marsha Pruett (FRS '14-15) is an international figure in a growing movement to transform family judicial processes from the legal system to practical, group-oriented services. Learn more about her groundbreaking social work and psychological research.

The Center for Research on Families (CRF) at the University of Massachusetts is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Family Research Scholars.  Six faculty members were selected to participate in the 13th cohort of the Family Research Scholars Program on the basis of their promising work in family-related research.  The new Scholars include (clockwise in image): Linda Isbell, Rick Pilsner, Paula Pietromonaco, Sylvia Brandt, Lindiwe Sibeko, and Laura Vandenberg.