Conference Lets Dads Speak: Sulzberger Lecture by Kathryn Edin

January 19, 2009 Reporter Sommer Brokaw attended Kathryn Edin's Sulzberger Lecture and wrote the feature article "Conference Lets Dads Speak," which appeared in the Jan. 19, 2009, edition of The Triangle Tribune. View article »

Through Durham Connects, Nurses Make Home Visits for Newborn Care

January 7, 2009 Durham Connects, part of the Durham Family Initiative, helps new parents of all backgrounds and circumstances by providing free nurse home-visits to the family of every newborn in Durham County. View article » Read more »

Kathryn Edin delivers Sulzberger Lecture on Jan. 14

January 6, 2009 Kathryn Edin, professor of public policy and management at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, will deliver the Jan. 14 Sulzberger Lecture "Fragile Fatherhood: What Being a Daddy Means in the Lives of Low-Income Men." Read more »

Through Center’s Durham Connects Initiative, Health Department Reaches out to all Durham Residents

January 1, 2009 Durham County recognized the Durham Connects program in a promotional piece sent to all Durham County households. Read more »

Fragile Fatherhood – Edin Lecture highlights low-income ads’ Experiences

January 1, 2009 Kathryn Edin, professor of public policy and management at Harvard University, will deliver the Jan. 14 Sulzberger Lecture. Her lecture is titled "Fragile Fatherhood: What Being a Daddy Means in the Lives of Low-Income Men."

Drug Use, With Academics in Mind

December 15, 2008 College students who take drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder without a prescription for the medications are doing so primarily to help themselves study or do better academically read more »

College Students’ Illicit Use of ADHD Drugs

December 12, 2008 A study led by Center Associate Director David Rabiner has found that undergraduates who illegally use ADHD medication without a prescription say it's worth the risk for one key benefit: enhancing their ability to study. Read more » View article »

Girls Allege Sexual Conduct by Other Students at Miramar Middle School

December 11, 2008 According to Center faculty member Jennifer Lansford, children are becoming sexually active at younger ages, and preteens in middle school also are highly susceptible to peer pressure read more »

Discussing Risks Key to Keep Kids Away from Drugs

December 4, 2008 According to Center Faculty Affiliate Wilkie "Bill" Wilson, adults should not lecture teens about avoiding drugs by using ineffective and outdated slogans. Instead, they need to get teens interested in the brain, as in "Just Say Know" the brain. read more »

2008-2009 Morris Fellows Named

December 1, 2008 The Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University has named the 2008-2009 recipients of the Jacqueline Anne Morris Memorial Fellowships. The new Morris Fellows are Salman Bhai, Megan Kuhfeld, Shannyn Piper and Sarah Rabiner. Read more »