10 Dec 2014    

Merriman elected to web governance board

Dave Merriman, CEHS web developer, has been elected to UNL's inaugural Web Developer Network Shared Governance Board. He is one of nine members of the board that will promote and administer the UNLedu Web Framework and its associated Style Book. His term will be for two years. Merriman, who was instrumental in converting the CEHS website to the UNL Web 4.0 Template, was nominated by coworkers. Positions were voted on by campuswide members of the Web Development Network.

Activities of the Shared Governance Board are expected to include:


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    Dawn Davis, left, and Leslie Hawley, right.

    09 Dec 2014    By Alyssa Amen, CYFS Media/Communications Specialist

    PDK honors CYFS' Davis and Hawley

    Dawn Davis (pictured, left) and Leslie Hawley (pictured, right), faculty affiliates with the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools, were recently named “emerging leaders in education” by Phi Delta Kappa International, a global association of education professionals. 


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    Dr. Paul Springer

    09 Dec 2014    

    Paul Springer Receives NAMFT Award

    Dr. Paul Springer, Associate Professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been recognized as the Nebraska Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s Marriage and Family Therapist of the Year. The award recognizes Dr. Springer's contributions to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy in Nebraska.



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    Dr. Paul Springer

    09 Dec 2014    

    Paul Springer Receives NAMFT Award

    Dr. Paul Springer, Associate Professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been recognized as the Nebraska Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s Marriage and Family Therapist of the Year. The award recognizes Dr. Springer's contributions to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy in Nebraska.



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    DeFrain wins award

    25 Nov 2014    

    CYAF Emeriti Professor Wins Jan Trost Award

    Dr. John DeFrain, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, was awarded the Jan Trost Award for 2014.

    The award recognizes outstanding contributions in International Family Studies and is given in honor of Jan Trost (Uppsala University, Sweden), one of the founding members of the International Section and a past Section chair. The award honors an individual for his/her lifetime achievement in research, teaching, and service to international families.



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    Diane Carson

    14 Nov 2014    By Keith McGuffey

    Diane Carson Wins Silver Pen

    Diane Carson, Office Assistant in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, was recently awarded the Floyd S. Oldt Silver Pen Award by the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association (UNOPA) at the organization’s 44rd Annual UNOPA Boss's Luncheon on November 11th.

    The Floyd S. Oldt Silver Pen Award honors university staff members who have demonstrated superior performance and have made a significant contribution to the university community as an employee.

    Her nominators had nothing but positive things to say about Diane's work.



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    10 Nov 2014    

    Pedersen’s longtime service honored by ASTE

    The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) has selected Jon Pedersen, associate dean for research in the College of Education and Human Sciences, for its Outstanding Longtime Service Award. Pedersen will receive the award at the ASTE Annual Conference in Portland, Ore., January 10.



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    Hawbaker2014

    10 Nov 2014    

    Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design Lecturer Camille Hawbaker to exhibit at Robert Hillestad Gallery

    Congratulations to Camille Hawbaker for the very positive review in the Journal Star this weekend by L. Kent Wolgamott claiming "Unraveling" is, simply, one of the best Lincoln exhibitions of 2014. Read L. Kent Wolgamott's review here.



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    Hawbaker2014

    10 Nov 2014    

    Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design Lecturer Camille Hawbaker to exhibit at Robert Hillestad Gallery

    Congratulations to Camille Hawbaker for the very positive review in the Journal Star this weekend by L. Kent Wolgamott claiming "Unraveling" is, simply, one of the best Lincoln exhibitions of 2014. Read L. Kent Wolgamott's review here.



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    10 Nov 2014    

    Lewis (TLTE) to serve on national committee on preservice science teacher education

    CEHS Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education assistant professor Beth Lewis has been appointed to the National Science Teachers Association's (NSTA) Committee for Preservice Science Teacher Education. Founded in 1944, the NSTA is the largest science teacher association in the world with 55,000 members.

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