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14 Feb 2013    

Bischoff named chair of CYAF

Richard Bischoff has been a faculty member at UNL since 1998. He moved to Nebraska from San Diego, California where he taught at the University of San Diego and worked as a Marriage and Family Therapist in a primary care medical clinic. It was there that he developed an interest and expertise in collaborative healthcare and Medical Family Therapy. At Nebraska, Bischoff has been able to apply collaborative care principles to work in rural medical settings and to do this through the innovative use of videoconferencing as a primary treatment delivery medium.

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27 Nov 2012    

Molfese and Rudasill share toddler study with local media

"The University of Nebraska launches new research trying to find out why some toddlers simply won't doze off.

Tori Molfese , UNL chancellor of child youth studies, said toddlers should be getting about 12 hours of sleep, but said some parents just can't figure out how to get that done.
“It’s one of the natural things parents have questions about,” Molfese said.

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23 Oct 2012    

Students and faculty visiting from East China Normal University in Shanghai

Dr. Jie Zhang and fifteen students are visiting the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies from East China Normal University in Shanghai. Dr. Michelle Rupiper is leading a program of study for the students that describes the early childhood education practices in the United States, and explains the principles of early childhood education.

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07 May 2012    

CEHS group in China facing obstacles accessing the Internet

Students, staff, and faculty visiting China as part of the CEHS Students Abroad are experiencing issue posting to the Internet, and these issues underline the unique cultural experience the trip affords the group.

Read more at their Web site, http://cehschina2012.wordpress.com/

 

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11 Apr 2012    

King, CYAF, receives prestigious Frolik award

Lisa King, staff member in Child, Youth and Family Studies, received the Rose Frolik Award on April 10 at the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association luncheon. 

This award is given once a year in honor of Rose Frolik, founder of UNOPA, to a staff member who demonstrates qualities exemplified by Frolik. Frolik was an enthusiastic, energetic person who faced life's challenges with grace and felt that how you do your work is as important the work tasks themselves. 

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28 Mar 2012    

Dennis and Victoria Molfese to present on developmental neuroscience

 

The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools invites you to a Creating Connections presentation from Dennis and Victoria Molfese, Chancellor’s Professors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The free, public presentation will take place April 2, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Nebraska Union on UNL’s City Campus.

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15 Dec 2011    

Carson receives first CEHS Staff Star award

Diane Carson, CYAF, was honored in December with the CEHS Staff Star award.

The award is new to the college and is given every two months to a staff member who exemplifies the hard-work, care, and concern that creates a caring and supportive educational environment.

Carson received no fewer than four nominations, all praising her work with students, faculty, and other staff members. Carson's strengths are apparent in comments made by her nominators:

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08 Nov 2011    

Rasmussen 2011 CEHS Distinguished Alumnus

Jessie Kerry Rasmussen is the new president of the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, where she manages a $20 million annual portfolio for the purpose of promoting high quality birth to five experiences for children at risk in the United States. Her entire professional career has focused on improving outcomes for children, families and adults, especially vulnerable populations such as people with disabilities and families of low income.

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16 Sep 2011    

Emergentics workshop October 7, 2011

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies and the College of Education and Human Sciences are pleased to host  “A Meeting of the Minds” seminar based on Emergenetics®. Our presenter is Dr. Geil Browning who is CEO and Owner of Emergenetics and uses her brain-based teaching philosophy to help educators and parents understand how elementary- and high school-aged children learn.

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08 Jun 2011    

CEHS announces collaborative international education program

Two delegations of CEHS faculty, staff, and administrators have returned from China where they worked with university educators from across the globe.

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