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11 Apr 2017    

CEHS students shine at Husker athletic honors

The College of Education and Human Sciences was well represented April 9 when the Nebraska Athletics Department recognized its best and brightest student-athletes at the Lied Center. The most coveted awards were collected by two current and one former CEHS students.

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07 Apr 2017    By Brad Stauffer

TLTE’s Wessels receives CEHS Swanson Award for teaching excellence

The College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has selected Stephanie Wessels, associate professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, as the 2017 recipient of the Donald R. & Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence.

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Reece Peterson

06 Apr 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Reece Peterson set to retire after 39 years at SECD

A lot has changed in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders since 1978, but there has also been one constant during that time –Reece Peterson. A professor in the special education program, Peterson will walk out of the Barkley Memorial Center May 15 and into a new chapter – retirement – ending his 39-year career at the university.

The department will host a farewell reception to celebrate Peterson’s retirement from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the Nebraska East Union. A short program is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

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05 Apr 2017    

Hackathon aims to create kinder, braver online world

A unique combination of partners is joining forces to host #HackUNL, a 24-hour hackathon April 14-16 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Lorraine Males

05 Apr 2017    

Males receives NSF CAREER award for math ed

Mathematics is one of the most textbook-dependent subjects in school, and much research goes into developing math curricula. Relatively little effort, however, is spent helping K-12 math teachers use textbooks effectively, said Nebraska education researcher Lorraine Males.

To support future teachers in employing math curricula, Males will research how teachers currently approach textbooks. She will use these results to develop teacher education materials for college-level courses, with the goal of better preparing students for future teaching positions.

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04 Apr 2017    

CEHS represents at 2017 AERA meeting

The College of Education and Human Sciences will continue its rich tradition of showcasing educational research at the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting. CEHS faculty and students will be attending April 27-May 1 in San Antonio. A reception will be hosted by CEHS from 5-7 p.m., April 28 at Pat OBrien's restaurant. For additional information, including access to a CEHS presenter schedule, visit the CEHS AERA webpage.

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30 Mar 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Hospitality students interning at Masters golf tournament

Billed as “a tradition unlike any other,” the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, will feature a lineup of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students again this year. Interning as hospitality professionals, 15 students and their professor from Nebraska’s Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) program will work with members, patrons and staff at Augusta National for the 2017 Masters Tournament, beginning April 1.

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22 Mar 2017    By Tiffany Lee | Research and Economic Development

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. Even the youngest babies are working hard to build complex language skills.

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21 Mar 2017    By Brad Stauffer

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. Among them was Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF) associate professor Cody Hollist.

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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.”

13 Mar 2017    By Kari Eller

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.

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