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Nebraska Lecture will focus on language development, reading skills

Gazing into a newborn nursery, it is difficult to imagine the new bundles of joy are focused on much more than their next nap or meal. But according to Nebraska researcher Victoria Molfese, there is more happening in these babies' minds than meets the eye.

CEHS researchers help explore if the family is in peril

Is the family in peril? Has the family structure from 50 years ago eroded to a point of alarm? These are questions that international family researchers and family economists grappled with recently at a meeting in Switzerland.

CYAF student Joseph Byrd takes time to reflect on his experience in India. “It is important to live, learn, and move ahead; living in the past is a fruitless journey. I wait with bated breath to experience what happens next.”

Student blogs highlight CYAF India study abroad

On Jan. 30, Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF) students Joseph Byrd, Kara Cruickshank, Sarah Erwin and Jessica Fetrow left behind family, friends and the comforts of their lives in Lincoln, as they boarded a plane headed to Jalgaon, India.


Amanda Witte

Witte selected as Rural Futures Institute fellow

Amanda Witte, CYFS project manager, has been selected to participate in an inaugural fellows program through the University of Nebr

McAuliffe Prize recipient developing world changers

Each nominee for the Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education is asked to submit their “philosophy of education.” Cheyenne Janssen opened hers with a quote that motivates her every day to develop students into world changers: “Educati