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Dipti Dev receives Dinsdale Family Faculty Award

01 Dec 2017    By Katie Ballue

Dev honored for unique contributions

Dipti Dev, Betti and Richard Robinson Professorship of Early Childhood in Extension and Assistant Professor and Child Health Behaviors Extension Specialist, was awarded the Dinsdale Family Faculty Award at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Annual Awards Luncheon on December first.

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Hatton-Bowers Receives Award for Innovative Research in Early Childhood Education

29 Nov 2017    By Katie Ballue

Hatton-Bowers receives award for innovative research in early childhood education

Holly Hatton-Bowers, an assistant professor in child, youth, and family studies and an early childhood extension specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was presented the Innovative Extension New Employee Award for her contributions to professional development programming for early childhood education teachers at the Extension Fall Conference 2017. This award recognizes innovation in research in the first five years of service.

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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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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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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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Full STEAM Ahead

17 Oct 2017    

Young families invited to participate in Full STEAM Ahead Oct. 29

Families with young children are invited to Full STEAM Ahead, Oct. 29, 1-4 p.m. at the East Campus Union Arbor Suite. The free event, sponsored by the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, features interactive activities in science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics using nature and the outdoors. Education abroad students from East China Normal University will also share their culture while facilitating STEAM activities. Registration is not required.

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Ruth Staples Child Development Lab children color on heart.

11 Oct 2017    By Brad Stauffer | CEHS

Home is where the heart is at Ruth Staples Child Development Lab

You got to have heart. No, really. We’ve got to get a heart! That was the spontaneous rally cry of the Ruth Staples Child Development Laboratory community last week at the Nebraska by Heart open house in Haymarket Park. Parents and staff of the child center, located on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus and part of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, decided at the last minute to bid on one of the hearts from the public art project that commemorates Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood.

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28 Sep 2017    

Helen and Ron Raikes honored with Abbott Award

Helen Raikes, Willa Cather Professor of Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF), and her late husband, former Nebraska State Senator Ron Raikes, will be recognized Oct. 10 with the Grace Abbott Award from the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. The honor will be presented at the Nebraska Children and Family Foundation's Changemakers luncheon at the Embassy Suites in La Vista, Nebraska.

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26 Sep 2017    

Resume/cover letter review hosted by Advising Center

The College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Advising Center will be hosting a resume/cover letter review day for CEHS undergraduate students on Oct. 10. Students may drop by the Hub in Henzlik Hall between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a 15-minute resume/cover letter critique by qualified Career Services advisors.

“This is a great opportunity for CEHS students to prepare for internships, practicum, student teaching and graduation,” said Dallas Doane, a Student Affairs graduate student in the Academic Advising Center who is coordinating the event.

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06 Sep 2017    

New Buffett Institute study reveals struggles, strengths of child care providers

Low compensation, lack of health and retirement benefits, uneven professional preparation, and stress are among the everyday challenges confronted by the more than 1,600 participants in the "Nebraska Early Childhood Workforce Survey." Conducted by the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska, the survey is the largest, most comprehensive ever of the state’s early childhood workforce.

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