A gift from the Holland Foundation to the University of Nebraska honors Richard “Dick” Holland’s legacy and strengthens the Buffett Early Childhood Institute’s efforts to deepen public understanding and awareness about the importance of the earliest years of life.
Two CEHS faculty members have been recognized by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) for their excellence in preparing future teachers. Sheree Moser, assistant professor of practice in Child, Youth and Family Studies, is ACTE’s Region V Postsecondary Teacher of the Year. Mona Schoenrock, lecturer in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, is ACTE’s Nebraska Teacher Educator of the Year.
Faculty, staff, colleagues and friends are invited to help honor and celebrate Michelle Rupiper at her retirement reception, from 3:30-5 p.m., April 19, in Room 121, Home Economics Building, on East Campus. Rupiper is retiring after 36 years in the early childhood field. A special presentation will begin at 4:15 p.m. and you can join the honoree for a tour of the Ruth Staples Child Development Laboratory at 5 p.m.
The College of Education and Human Sciences was well represented April 9 when the Nebraska Athletics Department recognized its best and brightest student-athletes at the Lied Center. The most coveted awards were collected by two current and one former CEHS students.
Gazing into a newborn nursery, it is difficult to imagine the new bundles of joy are focused on much more than their next nap or meal. But according to Nebraska researcher Victoria Molfese, there is more happening in these babies' minds than meets the eye. Even the youngest babies are working hard to build complex language skills.
Is the family in peril? Has the family structure from 50 years ago eroded to a point of alarm? These are questions that international family researchers and family economists grappled with recently at a meeting in Switzerland. Among them was Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF) associate professor Cody Hollist.
On Jan. 30, Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF) students Joseph Byrd, Kara Cruickshank, Sarah Erwin and Jessica Fetrow left behind family, friends and the comforts of their lives in Lincoln, as they boarded a plane headed to Jalgaon, India.
Dr. Dipti Dev has been selected for the Betti and Richard Robinson Professorship. This is a recognition of her demonstrated excellence in early childhood extension programming and her potential for future accomplishments in research and outreach. Congratulations, Dipti!
Learn more about the Betti and Richard Robinson Professorship here.
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.
Proposals must be emailed to Deb Mullen (email@example.com) in a Word document by March 6, 2017.
Online graduate education programs in the College of Education and Human Sciences have been ranked fourth best nationally in an annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report announced Jan. 10. CEHS jumped 10 spots from the 2016 ranking and is the highest Big Ten program ranked in the category of best online graduate education programs.
The online programs in CEHS considered for this ranking are all master’s degrees: