The College of Education and Human Sciences envisions that every young child will be ready to thrive by the time they reach kindergarten. And, by age 8, every young child will be on a positive trajectory to achieve their maximum potential.
20 Sep 2023 By Haley Apel
Since 1925, one laboratory on East Campus is responsible for producing some of the most dynamic teaching, outreach and research ever to come out of the university. You won’t find a microscope in this laboratory, but rather young children singing and playing outdoors. They’re enrolled at the Ruth Staples Child Development Laboratory.
05 Sep 2023
The Helen Kelley Symposium for Excellence in Education will focus on the early childhood workforce and professional learning supports for educators working with children birth through age 8.
28 Aug 2023
Three projects led by researchers in the College of Education and Human Sciences were among the 11 new Grand Challenges projects announced Aug. 28 by Chancellor Rodney Bennett and Bob Wilhelm, vice chancellor for research and economic development.
07 Jul 2023 By Chuck Green, CYFS
A five-year Nebraska research project focused on strengthening and supporting partnerships among parents and teachers of Latinx students reveals that shared goals, commonalities are key for good communication and connection among students, parents and teachers.
23 Mar 2023 By Katie Black | University Communication and Marketing
Monique Miller is a pre-law child youth, and family studies and communication studies double major with minors in ethnic studies, English and philosophy from Omaha, Nebraska. Through work on and off campus, Miller is striving to provide a voice for children.
20 Mar 2023 By Chuck Green, CYFS
Graduate student Jasmin Smith is working with Dipti Dev, associate professor of child, youth and family studies and Nebraska Extension specialist, to explore the impact of mealtime emotional climate on child care providers’ feeding practices and children’s dietary outcomes.
06 Dec 2022 By Chuck Green, CYFS
The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools has released its annual report for the 2021-22 fiscal year
23 May 2022 By Dana Ludvik, CYFS
Nebraska Extension’s Early Childhood Interest group has published a new resource to help parents with children birth to age 12 in their search for quality child care — an often daunting task.
08 Oct 2021 By Haley Apel
Derek Branch feels his experience at Ruth Staples Child Development Lab helped set the tone for his success as a student in K-12 schools, and now as a first-year student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.