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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    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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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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07 Mar 2018    

What would you like to see in the new Mabel Lee?

All CEHS students, faculty, staff, alumni and others are invited to attend one of two learning and feedback sessions this Thursday, March 8 regarding the construction of a new Mabel Lee Hall. The college would like  input to help design a building that will serve students, faculty, staff and stakeholders well into the 21st century.

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2018 Helen Kelley Symposium for Nebraska educators

05 Mar 2018    By Katie Ballue

Event for Nebraska educators to be held on April 3rd

The Helen Kelley Symposium for Excellence in Education will address issues such as colorism, racial identity, poverty, class, and early childhood development and encourage discussion among early childhood educators and professionals in the area.

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Dipti Dev wins Jr ARD Research Award

02 Mar 2018    

Junior ARD Award goes to Dev

Dr. Dipti Dev, Betti and Richard Robinson Professorship of Early Childood in Extension and Assistant Professor and Child Health Behaviors Extension Specialist has been recognized by the Agriculture Research Division as one of two recipients of the Junior Faculty for Excellence in Research Award.

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he Spring Research Fair will take place April 10 and 11 in the Nebraska Union.

28 Feb 2018    

Registration open for Spring Research Fair poster sessions

Registration is open for the graduate and undergraduate research and creative activity poster sessions and creative exhibitions for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Spring Research Fair, April 10 and 11 in the Nebraska Union.

The registration deadline is 3 p.m. March 16. All students are encouraged to participate.

The annual fair showcases research and creative accomplishments by university graduate and undergraduate students.

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Buffett Early Childhood Institute

05 Feb 2018    

Buffett Institute seeking fellowship applicants

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is accepting applications from advanced doctoral students within the university system for 1-year fellowships worth up to $25,000. 

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Dipti Dev wins National USDA NIFA Extension Specialist Award

05 Feb 2018    By Katie Ballue

Dev recognized with National USDA/NIFA Extension Award

Dr. Dipti Dev, Betti and Richard Robinson Professorship of Early Childhood in Extension, Assistant Professor, and Child Health Behaviors Extension Specialist, is being recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture as an important leader and contributor locally, statewide, and nationally.

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