Coming Together for Wellness graphic

05 May 2020    By Haley Apel

Marriage and family therapy program coming together for wellness

The marriage and family therapy program in the College of Education and Human Sciences is supporting families and those who may not have access to the assistance they need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cody Hollist

28 Apr 2020    By Tiffany Lee - Research and Economic Development

Fulbright project seeks answers to Brazil’s suicide epidemic

Cody Hollist, associate professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, will use a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to research the factors that have caused the rise in suicide rate for young people in Brazil.

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24 Apr 2020    By Annie Albin | University Communication

Leow aligns therapists to offer free mental health supports

In adjusting to the new normal of a world impacted by COVID-19, many Nebraskans are in need of resources to help cope with stress. Yet, while mental health help is needed, cost barriers and stigmas keep many from reaching out for assistance

Husker Cassandra Leow, a doctoral candidate studying global family health and wellbeing, wants to change that.

Using her connections to mental health practitioners, Leow organized a group of more than 40 therapists to offer free mental health support for anyone who may be struggling.

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Taylor Brumbaugh reads a storybook to Hailey

20 Apr 2020    By Haley Apel

Support for parents in the form of a student-driven blog

Instead of completing in-person service learning hours, students in CYAF 382 Working with Parents are posting activity ideas and educational resources to a newly created blog.

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Love Library in the Spring

09 Apr 2020    By Haley Apel

CEHS instructors get creative to deliver remote teaching

A snapshot of just a few of the unique ways that instructors across the college have responded to the shift to remote teaching and learning.

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09 Mar 2020    

Updates to Covid-19 response now online

Stay in the know and up to date on all of the University’s updates surrounding Covid-19 and the UNL community.

Get the latest information here: https://www.unl.edu/covid19/

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Raysa and Nathassia

22 Nov 2019    

Brazilian Students visit CYAF for research opportunities.

Child, Youth and Family Studies recently had the pleasure of hosting Raysa and Nathássia, two Brazilian undergraduate students from Cesuca, a college located in the Southern part of Brazil. The trip is part of a research opportunity, resulting from a long-standing research relationship between Cescua's Dr. Bruna Seibel and UNL's Dr. Cody Hollist and Dr. Paul Springer. They are part of a research study focused on understanding the protective and risk factors of a socially vulnerable community in Brazil through the use of CBPR (Community-Based Participatory Research).

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Dean Jones awarded work from ASHA

22 Nov 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Sherri Jones receives highest American Speech-Language-Hearing Association honor

Sherri Jones, Dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences, is one of eight individuals being recognized in 2019 with Honors of the Association from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Honors of the Association is ASHA’s most prestigious award, recognizing lifetime achievement. Jones will be honored during the awards ceremony at the annual ASHA convention Nov. 22, in Orlando.

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Dr. Hollist Courtesy of US Air Force

11 Nov 2019    By Dean Gayman | University Communication

Hollist takes to skies to help military forces

A little over 10 years ago, Cody Hollist could see someone close to him struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder following a military deployment. He realized he had the skill set to help — not only his friend, but many service members.

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Eder Muniz Presentation

11 Oct 2019    

Identity on the Walls: Brazilian Graffiti and Cultural Expression

A Brazilian artist named Eder Muniz will be presenting on the history of graffiti as its importance as an art form for cultural and community expression. Eder is considered one of the 100 most important and influential artists in Brazil. His work draws on his African and Indigenous heritage that illustrates the connection between nature and people. His artwork has been on exhibits throughout the world, more specifically in the UCLA Fowler Museum exhibition (2017-2018).

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