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26 Sep 2022    

2022 CEHS Multicultural Homecoming Honoree: Anitra Warrior

Anitra (Webster) Warrior (2005, 2007, 2015) is returning to the College of Education and Human Sciences on Sept. 30, as part of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Multicultural Homecoming festivities.

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06 Sep 2022    

Office of Diversity and Inclusion appoints Kantamneni

Neeta Kantamneni, Alan T. Seagren Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Sciences, has been named director of faculty engagement and well-being by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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31 Aug 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Grand Challenges research effort aims to prevent sexual violence among Indigenous youth

Funded by a $3.2 million UNL Grand Challenges Catalyst Award, Nebraska researcher Katie Edwards is leading a four-year project to establish an Indigenous-led sexual violence prevention center on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

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06 Jun 2022    By Leslie Reed - University Communication

Nebraska study shows brain structure altered by childhood physical abuse

Long after bruises fade and broken bones heal, the effects of childhood physical abuse linger in the brain, according to new research by scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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17 May 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Research assessing impacts, solutions of sex trafficking of Native Americans

Researchers in three states are using two U.S. Department of Justice grants — one from the National Institute of Justice, the other from the Office on Violence Against Women — to examine the impacts of sex trafficking on Native American survivors and communities.

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09 May 2022    By Leslie Reed - University Communication

Husker’s academic journey guided by mentorship

Mentorship, both given and received, has been a hallmark of Kristlin Mogensen Bright’s academic experience. Bright will be awarded her master’s degree in counseling psychology during University of Nebraska-Lincoln commencement ceremonies May 13.

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07 Apr 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

Husker program training much-needed school psychologists

The Department of Educational Pyschology’s school psychology program and Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology — the largest American Psychology Association-approved internship training program — bring mental health professionals to the state’s schools, boosting the workforce that helps students with mental and behavioral issues.

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07 Mar 2022    

6 faculty receive Family and Friends Recognition Awards

For their support of students, 6 College of Education and Human Sciences faculty received University of Nebraska–Lincoln Family and Friends Recognition Awards during a March 4 celebration.

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28 Jan 2022    

Nebraska alumna named school psychologist of the year

April Turner, alumna of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s school psychology program, has been named the 2022 School Psychologist of the Year by the National Association of School Psychologists.

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13 Jan 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Community-based research aims to improve support for sex trafficking survivors

Nebraska’s Katie Edwards is leading research to better understand what services are most helpful in supporting healing and recovery among survivors of sex trafficking.

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