News

12 Jan 2016    

Online graduate education program ranked 14th nationally

The College of Education and Human Science’s online graduate education program has been ranked 14th nationally by U.S. News and World Report. CEHS was ranked fourth among Big Ten peers and is the second highest ranked program west of the Mississippi.

The CEHS programs considered for this ranking are:

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Julia Torquati

11 Jan 2016    

Julia Torquati Featured on CityLab

Dr. Julia Torquati, Professor in Child, Youth and Family Studies, was featured in the article, "Urban Trees Enhance Children's Brains, Too" on The Atlantic's CityLab page.

The article focuses on the positive effects of trees in an urban landscape on developing minds. The original article can be found at http://www.citylab.com/design/2015/09/urban-trees-enhance-childrens-brains-too/404089/.

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14 Dec 2015    By Brooke Sullivan

Eleven CEHS Students Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Eleven CEHS students out of 51 Nebraska student-athletes have been awarded Academic All-Big Ten Honors. Students must be in their second academic year, be a letterwinner, and maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average to be eligible for the Academic All-Big Ten selection.

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IFS family

01 Dec 2015    By Keith McGuffey

CYAF to Host International Symposium

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies will be hosting Building Family Strengths through International Family Studies: A Symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on April 29-30 in the City Campus Union.

The symposium, which focuses research on families in the global context, evidence based practice/application and culturally responsive research methodology, is seeking submissions for presenters.

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Dr. Bischoff

11 Nov 2015    By Keith McGuffey

Bischoff Wins Boss of the Year Award

Dr. Richard Bischoff, Chair of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, was awarded the 2015 Floyd S. Oldt Boss of the Year Award by the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association (UNOPA) at the 45th Annual UNOPA Boss's Luncheon.

The award recognizes University of Nebraska employees who demonstrate excellence in personnel management with their outstanding skills in employee supervision and interpersonal relations.

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03 Nov 2015    

CEHS Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Nov. 14

CEHS undergraduate and graduate students will share their work with fellow students, faculty and other educators and community members Saturday, Nov. 14 at Teachers College Hall and the Henzlik Hub. Other UNL students and recent alums who have engaged in the study of education and/or human sciences have also been invited to share.

The aim of the conference is to give students an opportunity to showcase their work and dialogue with peers and mentors about important issues in education and the human sciences. 

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23 Sep 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Major CEHS initiative invests in early childhood

Responding to changing demographics and a growing population of young at-risk children, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced a strategic initiative to strengthen support for early childhood development in Nebraska.

Chancellor Harvey Perlman, Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences Marjorie Kostelnik, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley and others shared the plans at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.

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04 Sep 2015    By Melanie Kellogg

Kelsey Sims is August Staff Star Award recipient

Congratulations to Kelsey Sims, office associate in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, for being selected as the August recipient of our Staff Star Award! Some of the things Kelsey’s nominators said about her are:
  • Kelsey’s work is beyond expectations. She is dependable, reliable and valuable. Besides her own responsibilities, she has also been covering the responsibilities of a staff member that had been on medical leave and another staff member who retired.

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Ann Watt

22 Apr 2015    By Keith McGuffey

Ann Watt Selected for Think With Things Pilot Project

Ann Watt, Master Teacher in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been selected as one of 101 participants from 17 countries for a pilot “Think with Things” project.

"Think with Things" is a part of The Open Education Challenge, an annual competition launched in partnership with the European Commission as part of Startup Europe. Education startups present their ideas, and the winning teams receive support in terms of mentoring and seed money through the European Incubator for Innovation in Education.

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Richard Bischoff, chair of child, youth and family studies (left) and Paul Springer, associate professor, are partnering with international colleagues to apply their mental health model overseas. The model was developed in rural Nebraska communities.

27 Mar 2015    By Alyssa Amen

Bischoff, Springer develop mental health model with global application

Distance technology and community mobilization are transforming the mental health landscape of rural Nebraska, where the success of CYFS affiliates’ research may soon benefit communities worldwide.

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