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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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Dr. Bischoff

05 Mar 2015    

Bischoff Wins BoHS Emerging Administrator Award

Dr. Richard Bischoff, Gwendolyn A. Newkirk Professor of Leadership in Child, Youth and Family Studies and Department Chair of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has accepted the Board on Human Sciences Emerging Administrator Award.

The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated significant potential, as a new administrator in academia or extension, to make outstanding contributions to the family and consumer sciences/human sciences profession.

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16 Feb 2015    

Niemeyer seminar explores home hazards and human relationships

The interaction between humans and their built environment can create health hazards that are not always visible yet have serious ramifications. The Charles and Shirley Niemeyer Healthy Housing Seminar, 1-3 p.m., March 5 at the East Campus Union Great Plains Room, will explore this health connection between housing and families.

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Rochelle Dalla photo

05 Feb 2015    By Deann Gayman | University Communications

Study shows resources shape outcomes of Native kids of teen moms

An adage says that children follow in their parents’ footsteps. So are children destined to repeat their parents’ mistakes?

That depends, according to a new study by UNL researcher Rochelle Dalla that delves into how a generation of Navajo teens have fared while growing up as children of teenaged mothers.

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21 Jan 2015    

Susan Goodrich Retires After 30 Years

Susan Goodrich, lecturer in the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies, will be retiring effective January 31st, 2015.

Susan has over three decades of professional experiences in public and private school classroom teaching, staff development, and consultation. She has taught and supervised elementary education students in TLTE, was a Student Service Center academic advisor. She has been with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln since 1996.

A retirement celebration will be held on Friday, January 23rd from 3-4 PM in 144 Mabel Lee Hall.

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Photo courtesy of india.com and the Daily News Analysis.

09 Jan 2015    

Bischoff and Xia speak at international conference

Yan Ruth Xia, associate professor in Child, Youth and Family Studies, was featured Jan. 7, 2015 in a question-answer article in india.com’s Daily News Analysis. The article by Preksha Malu discussed the changing structure of the family and the importance of family on the development of children.

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08 Jan 2015    

CEHS online graduate education program ranked #5

In its annual ranking of online graduate education programs, the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is ranked fifth nationally by U.S. News and World Report. The ranking is up six spots from last year and applies to master’s in education degree programs.

U.S. News and World Report bases the rankings on several factors such as accreditation, admissions selectivity and academic and career support services. The number five ranking places UNL behind only Penn State (fourth) in the rankings among Big Ten institutions.

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Dr. Paul Springer

09 Dec 2014    

Paul Springer Receives NAMFT Award

Dr. Paul Springer, Associate Professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been recognized as the Nebraska Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s Marriage and Family Therapist of the Year. The award recognizes Dr. Springer's contributions to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy in Nebraska.

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