College of Education and Human Sciences

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In the spring of 2020, Mabel Lee Hall will be demolished to make way for a new facility, which will be home to the College of Education and Human Sciences. The new facility will feature new classrooms, meeting spaces, offices, labs and a 400- seat auditorium. The project is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2022.

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Over 1,200 CEHS students named to spring Deans’ List

Over 1,200 students in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have been named to the Deans’ List for the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year.
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Research analyzes ‘Chinese virus’ rhetoric and its impact on Chinese and Asian Americans

Nebraska researchers are analyzing official U.S. government discourse surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, and are exploring ways to combat the ‘new normal’ of targeted, divisive rhetoric.
Michael Merten

Michael Merten named chair of child, youth and family studies

Michael Merten, current director of the Center for Family Resilience and professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at Oklahoma State University, will join the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln July 1, 2020 as chair of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies.


The Dimensional Inventory for Child Development Assessment

New tool uses cultural lens to evaluate young children’s development in Brazil

Researchers from Brazil are working with Nebraska methodologists to build a new screening tool to help early childhood practitioners detect delays more reliably and take appropriate steps to address children’s needs.
CEHS Career Coaches

Career coaches ready to help make students’ dream career path a reality

On June 1, two career coaches joined the College of Education and Human Sciences focused on helping students explore opportunities, gain experiences and tell their story to make their dream career path a reality.