04 Apr 2018    By Brad Stauffer

Catalano selected for Swanson Award

The College of Education and Human Sciences has selected Theresa Catalano, associate professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE), as the 2018 Donald R. & Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence recipient. Catalano will be formally recognized at an awards luncheon April 6. Funded by a generous gift from Donald R. Swanson, the award honors exemplary teaching in CEHS and carries a $12,500 cash award.

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04 Apr 2018    By Alyssa Amen | Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools

Research builds relationships between schools, Latino families

As April Stortvedt addressed her fifth-grade students in class, a laminated poster behind served as a reminder of four classroom rules.

Be respectful.

Be honest.

Be responsible.

Follow directions the first time.

Stortvedt said University of Nebraska–Lincoln research has helped one of her students better abide by the classroom rules. Through the study, "Teachers and Parents as Partners for Latino Families," Stortvedt collaborated with her student’s parent to improve behavior at home and school.

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30 Mar 2018    

Huskers head for Masters internships

While PGA professionals compete on the links, 24 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students and assistant professor of practice Shannon Rowen will work behind the scenes during the upcoming Masters Tournament at the famed Augusta National Golf Club.

The Nebraska contingent will represent the university’s hospitality, restaurant and tourism management program. They are part of the nearly 2,000 hospitality professionals who will provide services to participants, members and patrons during the tournament, April 1-8 in Augusta, Georgia.

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Cover art from “Parenting from Afar and the Reconfiguration of Family Across Distance”

28 Mar 2018    

De Guzman, Edwards and Brown offer new book about families living apart

Families across the world are living apart in increasing numbers. This phenomenon is challenging family cohesion and redefining family relationships. A new book edited by Maria Rosario de Guzman, associate professor and extension specialist in Child, Youth and Family Studies; Carolyn Pope Edwards, emeritus professor, Child, Youth and Family Studies; and Jill Brown, associate professor of psychology, Creighton University, sheds light on how distance affects families.

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23 Mar 2018    

Dev recognized by NIFA for early career achievement

Dipti Dev, the Betti and Richard Robinson Assistant Professor of Child, Youth and Family Studies and Extension Specialist, received a 2017 Early Career Achievement Award from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. NIFA is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the award was announced March 22 during the Federal Update and Family Life Specialists’ Awards webinar.

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23 Mar 2018    By Alyssa Amen | Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools

Tippens explores well-being among older refugees

Like many large cities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is a patchwork of coexisting prosperity and poverty. Nebraska researcher Julie Tippens is navigating this city’s urban divide in search of refugee families from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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21 Mar 2018    By Brad Stauffer

Graduate education programs at UNL ranked No. 40 nationally

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s graduate education program jumped three spots and is ranked No. 40 in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report national rankings that were announced March 20.

Nebraska graduate education programs are housed in the College of Education and Human Sciences. Programs evaluated for this ranking include master’s, specialist, Ph.D. and Ed.D. degrees in the departments of Child, Youth and Family Studies; Educational Administration; Educational Psychology; Special Education and Communication Disorders; and Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education.

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15 Mar 2018    

CEHS@AERA

The College of Education and Human Sciences will again be sending a contingent of faculty and students to present, represent and learn at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, April 13-17 in New York City.

A CEHS reception is planned from 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 15 and will include recognition of Ted Hamann, professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, for receiving an AERA award (to be announced soon).

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12 Mar 2018    

Abrica honored by AAHHE

Elvira Abrica, assistant professor in Educational Administration, was named a faculty fellow of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education at AAHHE’s annual conference last weekend in Irvine, California.

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09 Mar 2018    

King receives February CEHS Staff Star Award

Lisa King, staff assistant in Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been named the CEHS February Staff Star Award recipient by the CEHS Staff Council. King’s thoughtfulness and concern for others was often mentioned by nominators as a quality that makes her shine.

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