06 Dec 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

CYFS releases 2021-22 annual report

The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools has released its annual report for the 2021-22 fiscal year

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29 Nov 2022    

Scholar Studies Scholars to Uncover Productivity Secrets, Reveals Findings in New Graduate Course

Imagine publishing 18 journal articles, three books, and two edited books. Pretty good career…but this was Michael Pressley’s one-year production record! Oh, in the same year, he was also editor-in-chief for two journals, served on the editorial board for nine other journals, garnered two major awards, and was department chair. Oh my!

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18 Nov 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Creating, maintaining research partnerships focus of NAECR Knowledge event

A panel of University of Nebraska early childhood researchers and community partners from across Nebraska led a virtual discussion Nov. 17 about the importance of creating and maintaining research partnerships in the first NAECR Knowledge event of the fall.

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14 Nov 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Video available for MAP Academy presentation featuring Kristy Feden

Video is now available of the MAP Academy’s Nov. 11 Methodology Applications Series presentation by Kristy Feden, senior director of special services for the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, School District.

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03 Nov 2022    By Kateri Hartman, University Communication and Marketing

Nebraska audiology programs amplify life for deaf and hard-of-hearing

When Jeremy Lachance heard that his 13-year-old daughter needed new hearing aids, he wasn’t sure how he’d pay for it. That’s where HearU Nebraska, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln led hearing aid bank for children, came in.  

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31 Oct 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Nebraska researchers, Iowa educators collaborate to explore prevention of child sex trafficking

Nebraska researchers and Iowa educators are collaborating to deliver a curriculum designed to help prevent sex trafficking of children to high school students and school personnel.

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27 Oct 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Equity-focused research hub aims to bridge gap between university, communities

With funding from a Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition planning grant, Nebraska researchers are leading a project to leverage collaboration among researchers, practitioners and community members to reduce educational and health inequities in Nebraska.

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24 Oct 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Weissling selected for NSLHA Recognition of Service Award

Kristy Weissling, a professor of practice in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, was selected as the recipient of the Recognition of Service Award from the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA).

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21 Oct 2022    

Ciara Ousley selected for ORED Research Development Fellows Program

Ciara Ousley, assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has been selected to participate in the 15th cohort of the Office of Research and Economic Development’s Research Development Fellows Program.

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20 Oct 2022    

Yiqi Yang honored for outstanding achievement in textile science

Yiqi Yang, Charles Bessey Professor in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, is the recipient of the 2021 Olney Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Textile Science from the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC).

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