The Consortium for Advancing Translational Human Sciences (C@HS) moves research to practice, supports action steps for positive change and fosters community partnerships to improve quality of life for all. Translational human sciences enhances human health, wellbeing, and overall quality of life by engaging the community with the benefits of research knowledge in areas of human development, family relationships, nutrition, design, consumer behavior, and hospitality. Learn more about C@HS.
The College of Human Sciences is proud of its reputation as one of Auburn’s most vibrant, engaging, and intellectually stimulating academic units. In its pursuit of Science for a Quality Life, the needs of individuals and families are addressed in the context of their environments by applying scientific principles to solve the practical problems of everyday living.
Human scientists address questions in areas of health, technology, sustainability and interpersonal relationships that matter for children’s development, well-being within families, workplaces, and communities, decision-making challenges in the management of daily life, health across the lifespan and within diverse contexts, innovation in areas of design and service, and other influences on quality of life. The Department of Consumer and Design Sciences uses a multidisciplinary approach to design, production, and delivery of safe and aesthetically pleasing quality goods and services; the Department of Human Development and Family Science focuses on how individuals and relationships develop and change in different contexts over time; and the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management concentrates on the vital importance of good nutrition and the provision of premium hospitality service to enhance the lives of families and consumers.
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