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Lisa McConnell wins award

14 Nov 2018    By Catia Guerrero

McConnell receives Floyd S. Oldt Silver Pen Award

Lisa McConnell, Office Assistant at the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, received the Floyd S. Oldt Silver Pen Award from the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association, UNOPA. 

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CYAF hosted the 2018 NCFR conference

13 Nov 2018    By Katie Ballue

CYAF hosts national NCFR conference

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln sponsored the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) annual conference last week in San Diego, which brings in the top family studies researchers and programs in the nation for a week-long event. CYAF was represented well, and many faculty and graduate students attended and presented research.

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Josh Byrd, CYAF ph.d student, is featured in national magazine Forks Over Knives

12 Oct 2018    By Katie Ballue

CYAF graduate student featured in national magazine

Josh Byrd is a doctoral student in the Child Development/Early Childhood Education program in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF). He's a familiar face. He originally hails from eastern North Carolina and got his undergraduate degree from the University of Mount Olive and was drawn to Nebraska because of important work by key faculty members, such as Dr. Helen Raikes, Willa Cather Professor, and Dr. Julia Torquati, Interim Department Chair and Professor.

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Ashley Montag, UNL CYAF student

04 Oct 2018    By Katie Ballue

Discover CYAF: Meet first year grad student Ashley Montag

Welcome to Discover CYAF, featuring graduate student Ashley Montag. Discover CYAF is a series that spotlights some of the talented and passionate people who come through the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Youth Entrepreneurship Clinics in Child, Youth and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln enter a new pilot phase.

14 Sep 2018    By Katie Ballue

Youth Entrepreneurship Clinics launch Lincoln pilot program

Maria de Guzman and the rest of the Youth Entrepreneurship Clinics team are entering a new pilot phase that is adding an advanced technical aspect and working with local high school students.

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Markie Roberts, a student in Child, Youth, and Family Studies at UNL

30 Aug 2018    

Discover CYAF: Meet MFT student Markie Roberts

Welcome to Discover CYAF, featuring graduate student Markie Roberts. Discover CYAF is a series that spotlights some of the talented and passionate people who come through the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Dalla receives NCFR publication award

29 Aug 2018    By Katie Ballue

National award goes to paper on at-risk children of Mumbai's brothels

Rochelle Dalla, professor, received the 2018 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Families and Health Section Outstanding Professional Publication Award for a paper that looks deeper into the lives of the children of the red-light district in Mumbai, India.

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24 Aug 2018    By Katie Ballue

Brazil trip strengthens global partnership

Holly Hatton-Bowers, assistant professor of Child, Youth and Family Studies and early childhood extension specialist, was invited to present her early childhood work at the Universidade Federal Rural De Pernambuca (UFRPE) in Recife, Brazil over the summer.

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Soo-Young Hong awarded Alan T. Seagren Associate Professorship at University of Nebraska

22 Aug 2018    

Hong awarded CEHS professorship

Soo-Young Hong, associate professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, was recently awarded the Alan T. Seagren Associate Professorship in Education, which honors an associate professor doing exceptional work in the field of education. This professorship can be held for up to three years and provides support to the faculty member as they work toward promotion and tenure.

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Discover more about Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska

03 Aug 2018    By Katie Ballue

Discover CYAF: Meet doctoral student Keting Chen

Welcome to Discover CYAF, featuring graduate student Keting Chen. Discover CYAF is a series that spotlights some of the talented and passionate people who come through the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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