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28 Nov 2017    By Kari Eller

CYAF's Xia selected for national mentoring award

Yan Ruth Xia, professor of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has received the Felix Berardo Scholarship Award for Mentoring. Annually awarded by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), this national award recognizes mentors who exceed classroom teaching expectations to support undergraduate and graduate students, mentor junior colleagues, and provide opportunities for continued professional development in the family field. 

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27 Nov 2017    

'Prodigies of the Prairie' offers tips on raising talented kids

Parents want their children to succeed. Particularly if their child has the potential to become the next Taylor Swift (12 when she wrote her first song), Michael Phelps (15 when he first swam in the Olympics) or LeBron James (18 when he was drafted by the NBA). Educational psychologist Kenneth Kiewra believes parents are the key to transforming children with aptitude into champions.

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22 Nov 2017    

TMFD Students Awarded National AATCC Foundation Research Grants

TMFD Ph.D. students Wei Li and Bingnan Mu recently competed in a national competition and were awarded the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Foundation Student Research Grants.

Wei Li.  Development of 100% Regenerated Keratin Fibers of High Quality from Waste Wool and Poultry Feathers.  $1,000.

Bingnan Mu.  Dual-Phase Solvent System for Sustainable Reactive Dyeing of Cotton Using Soybean Oil.  $1,300.

Congratulations, Wei and Bingnan!

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22 Nov 2017    

Bruning named prestigious AAAS Fellow

Roger Bruning, Velma Warren Hodder professor of educational psychology, is one of four University of Nebraska–Lincoln professors announced today as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the largest general scientific society in the world.

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20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

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13 Nov 2017    

CAEP Accreditation: Call for Third Party Comments

The College of Education and Human Sciences at Nebraska is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) March 11-12, 2018. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team through CAEP. Letters of comment should be received by January 26, 2018. For the address and additional details, click the headline of this story.

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Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+

08 Nov 2017    By Kari Eller

2017 CEHS Giving Challenge

Nearly one in three University of Nebraska–Lincoln students worry about not having enough money to buy food. The 2017 CEHS Giving Challenge, which runs until Dec. 15, will support the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+.

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06 Nov 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Dev identifies barriers and strategies to engage parents about nutrition

Engaged parents are critical to raising successful children, and child care providers can be an important conduit for parent education that can make a difference in the lives of children. Nutrition education is a good example. But research led by Dipti Dev, assistant professor of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has found that some child care providers do not feel confident educating parents.

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06 Nov 2017    

Raible receives Multicultural Educator of the Year Award

John Raible, professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, was presented with the G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator Award, Nov. 4, 2017, by the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). Raible received the honor at the 27th Annual International NAME Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

To be considered for the award, educators must show the following evidence in their teaching:

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Guy Trainin (back left), TLTE professor and graduate chair, meets with his doctoral student Aiqing Yu (back right) and two faculty members from Beihang University: Jia Lu (front left) and Xiaoqi Zheng (front right), dean.

31 Oct 2017    

Beihang University faculty on learning, outreach visit

The College of Education and Human Sciences and the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) hosted seven faculty from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Beihang University Oct. 29-Nov. 2. The educators from Beijing, China came to Nebraska to learn about graduate programs in education and to better understand the research focus of the department.

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