News

17 Jan 2018    

May graduation application deadline January 26

The deadline for those interested in graduating this May is rapidly approaching. All students planning on graduating at the end of this semester need to have all graduation application materials in by January 26th.

Not sure how to apply for graduation? It's simple!

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16 Jan 2018    By Katie Ballue

University online rankings thrive thanks to unique online degree programs

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is once again found ranking within the top 50 for online undergraduate and graduate programs. The university started offering online programs (in addition to the existing online courses available) in 2008 and have since continued to climb higher on the national rankings every year.

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Tierra Williams

02 Jan 2018    By Katie Ballue

Discover CYAF: interview with undergrad Tierra Williams

Welcome to Discover CYAF, a series that spotlights some of the talented and passionate people who come through the Child, Youth, and Family Studies department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Let's get to know Tierra Williams, who came to Auburn, Nebraska at age 11 after Hurricane Katrina destroyed everything her family owned, and eventually made her way to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Child, Youth, and Family Studies department.

View Discover CYAF: interview with undergrad Tierra Williams Article

14 Dec 2017    By Katie Ballue

Extension outreach bridges community businesses and high school students

Faculty from two College of Education and Human Sciences departments are collaborating to create and implement a new program that promotes entrepreneurship and a sense of connection and community among rural youth.

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Anna Burton UNL Grad Student

07 Dec 2017    By Katie Ballue

CYAF graduate student chosen for teaching mentorship

Anna Burton, a graduate research assistant in Child, Youth, and Family Studies, has been selected for the Society for Research in Child Development (SRDC) Teaching Mentorship Program.

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06 Dec 2017    

Dev, Fischer and Guerrero honored by IANR

IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm presented awards to three CEHS colleagues on Dec. 1 at an awards luncheon in the Nebraska East Union. “People are IANR’s greatest asset,” said Boehm. “We salute these faculty and staff for their dedication in advancing our mission of teaching, research and outreach.”

Catia Guerrero, administrative associate, in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies
Received an Outstanding Employee Award that recognizes employees who go above and beyond their job responsibilities.

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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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