Exterior image of the Gwendolyn A. Newkirk Human Sciences Building.

23 Jun 2022    By Haley Apel

CEHS to Honor Gwendolyn Newkirk with Building Renaming

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Education and Human Sciences is honoring the legacy of longtime CEHS faculty member and administrator Gwendolyn Newkirk by renaming the Human Sciences Building on East Campus. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved the name change to the Gwendolyn A. Newkirk Human Sciences Building on June 23. View CEHS to Honor Gwendolyn Newkirk with Building Renaming Article
Red promotional graphic that reads: Spring 2022 CEHS Deans' List Announced! go.unl.edu/cehsdeanslist

21 Jun 2022    

1,017 Huskers named to Spring 2022 CEHS Deans' List

1,017 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 2021-22 academic year. View 1,017 Huskers named to Spring 2022 CEHS Deans' List Article
Professional headshot of Matthew Bentz on red background.

20 Jun 2022    

Matthew Bentz honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Matthew Bentz, senior computer support analyst in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council. View Matthew Bentz honored with CEHS Staff Star Award Article
Professional headshot of Jean Lovrinic on red background.

15 Jun 2022    By Haley Apel

Alumna Jean Lovrinic’s impact on hearing science spans decades

Jean Lovrinic spent over 50 years studying and teaching hearing science. The Nebraska-native is a world-renowned expert in her field. She’s also known for never resting on her strengths, rather she uses them to create innovative and engaging ways to learn for the next generation. View Alumna Jean Lovrinic’s impact on hearing science spans decades Article
Anna Kuhlman stands in front of a 1930 Duesenberg Model J wearing pink 1930's style gown.

13 Jun 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

Screen to store: Husker research shows ’30s Nebraskans embraced film fashion

Details from Gone with the Wind's many dresses and other costumes of 1930s films — the prints, embellishments, fabrics and closures — entered the fashion zeitgeist, even in Nebraska, according to research from Husker scholar and alumna Anna Kuhlman. View Screen to store: Husker research shows ’30s Nebraskans embraced film fashion Article
Professional headshot of Elizabeth Niehaus on red background.

09 Jun 2022    

Niehaus named UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement senior fellow

Elizabeth Niehaus, an associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education and Human Sciences, has been named a Senior Fellow of the University of California’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement. View Niehaus named UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement senior fellow Article
A combine dispenses grain into a feed truck during a nighttime harvest.

09 Jun 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Study: Sleep deficits add up during busy seasons for farmers, ranchers

Because sleep deprivation among agricultural workers can become dangerous, Nebraska researchers recently gathered data from Midwestern farmers and ranchers to help find ways to improve sleep and reduce the risk of accident and injury. View Study: Sleep deficits add up during busy seasons for farmers, ranchers Article
Black and white image depicting five different scans of a brain.

06 Jun 2022    By Leslie Reed - University Communication

Nebraska study shows brain structure altered by childhood physical abuse

Long after bruises fade and broken bones heal, the effects of childhood physical abuse linger in the brain, according to new research by scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. View Nebraska study shows brain structure altered by childhood physical abuse Article
Heather Striebel stands in the middle of four dresses hanging on mannequins.

31 May 2022    By Haley Apel

Doctoral student helps stitch together historically significant film

Doctoral student Heather Striebel served as the lead costume designer for The Bell Affair and led the creation of all of the women's costumes for the animated film focused on one of the many freedom suits that highlighted America's struggle over slavery. View Doctoral student helps stitch together historically significant film Article
Researcher Mackenzie Savaiano stands in an office in front of visual impairment tools.

27 May 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Interdisciplinary program takes long-range view of visual impairment instruction

Nebraska researchers are leading a five-year pilot project to recruit and train new teachers of students with visual impairments. View Interdisciplinary program takes long-range view of visual impairment instruction Article