Individual with long dark hair standing outside, smiling and posing for a photo. Individual pictured is wearing a black and white floral shirt, covered by a light pink sweater.

16 Nov 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Study examines bonds between babies, parents

Patty Kuo, assistant professor of child, youth and family studies, is leading a pilot project to explore how attachment security to mothers and fathers develops in a baby’s first 18 months — and how those attachment configurations predict outcomes in the child’s first three years. View Study examines bonds between babies, parents Article
A tan and brick walled classroom setting. Instructor speaking to a group of students. Lots of school supplies and snacks sitting on tables. Photo taken from the back of the room.

08 Nov 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Youth Arise encourages youth civic engagement, entrepreneurship

Nebraska researchers are helping underserved youth expand their civic engagement, entrepreneurship and leadership skills to help them learn how to become involved in their community. View Youth Arise encourages youth civic engagement, entrepreneurship Article
Person wearing black, standing outside, smiling.

18 Oct 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Research aims to strengthen Head Start, Early Head Start educators’ well-being

Researchers aim to enhance the well-being of educators in Early Head Start and Head Start programs to support children’s engagement and eventual learning success. View Research aims to strengthen Head Start, Early Head Start educators’ well-being Article
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08 Oct 2021    By Haley Apel

Ruth Staples Child Development Laboratory laid the foundation for Huskers’ educational success

Derek Branch feels his experience at Ruth Staples Child Development Lab helped set the tone for his success as a student in K-12 schools, and now as a first-year student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. View Ruth Staples Child Development Laboratory laid the foundation for Huskers’ educational success Article
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24 Sep 2021    

Merten to participate in Big Ten leadership program

Michael Merten, professor and Chair of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies will participate in the Big Ten Academic Alliance Department Executive Officers Program this year. View Merten to participate in Big Ten leadership program Article
Person sitting outside, with a plate of vegetables on a picnic table.

17 Sep 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Research digesting why children, vegetables don’t always mix

Researchers are working to better understand family child care home providers’ preparation and serving of vegetables, and their influence on children’s vegetable consumption. View Research digesting why children, vegetables don’t always mix Article
A female adult hugs a child at a nursery school in Brazil.

17 Aug 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Mindfulness training available to Brazilian educators through CHIME

A Nebraska researcher is collaborating internationally to adapt compassion- and mindfulness-based programs developed in the U.S. to support caregivers, young children and college students in Recife, Brazil. View Mindfulness training available to Brazilian educators through CHIME Article
Cody Hollist in his office.

09 Aug 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Brazil research empowers vulnerable families, communities amid COVID-19 crisis

Nebraska researchers are collaborating intercontinentally to find ways to help vulnerable youth, communities in Brazil. View Brazil research empowers vulnerable families, communities amid COVID-19 crisis Article
Joe John

02 Jun 2021    

Joe John honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Joe John, project associate in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council. View Joe John honored with CEHS Staff Star Award Article

18 May 2021    By Joe John, CYAF

Moser busting myths surrounding family, consumer sciences

For family and consumer sciences educators, misconceptions are just a part of the job. But some worry that these misconceptions could potentially deter future educators from joining the family and consumer sciences workforce. View Moser busting myths surrounding family, consumer sciences Article