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22 Nov 2017    

Bruning named prestigious AAAS Fellow

Roger Bruning, Velma Warren Hodder professor of educational psychology, is one of four University of Nebraska–Lincoln professors announced today as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the largest general scientific society in the world.

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20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

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.

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25 Aug 2017    

Buros/ETS Lecture Series continues Monday, Aug. 28

On Monday, August 28, 2017, the Buros/ETS Lecture series presents: “(How) Can Educational Assessment Help Address Big Educational Challenges?” with Dr. Joanna Gorin, ETS vice president for research, at 2:15-3:15 p.m. in Teachers College Room 112. Reception to follow in the Buros Library.

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Professor Ken Kiewra and doctoral students Linlin Luo and Abe Flanigan

18 Aug 2017    By Brad Stauffer

International seed grant sprouts research and cultural exchange

Educational Psychology professor Ken Kiewra and doctoral students Linlin Luo and Abe Flanigan shared their research internationally this summer thanks to a CEHS international seed grant and additional financial support from the Department of Educational Psychology. Traveling to Freiburg, Germany, the trio made six research presentations at the University of Freiburg, participated in classes and planned research with world-renowned educational psychologist Alexander Renkl and two of his doctoral students.

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Alyssa Bischman and Chrissy Richardson

08 Aug 2017    By Leslie Reed | University Communication

Boys and porn: Researchers find age of first exposure linked to sexist attitudes

The age when boys first see pornography may help explain why some young men become playboys and others seek power over women, according to new psychological research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The Nebraska study, based upon a survey of 330 undergraduate men ages 17 to 54, was a first look at whether the age at which boys first viewed pornography shaped their attitudes about masculinity and sexuality.

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2017 BRNET Think Tank

28 Jul 2017    

Bullying Think Tank hosted by Bullying Research Network

The Bullying Research Network (BRNET) is hosting its seventh annual Think Tank July 27 and 28 in Seattle, Washington. Sue Swearer, Willa Cather Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Sciences, is co-director of BRNET and helped found the international organization.

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Michelle Maas, CEHS Staff Star Award recipient.

12 May 2017    

Maas named CEHS Staff Star Award recipient

Michelle Maas, research project assistant in the Department of Educational Psychology, has been named a CEHS Staff Star Award recipient. CEHS Staff Council President Nancy McConkey made the announcement and presentation in February.

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Amanda Moen and Sue Sheridan

09 May 2017    By Duane Retzlaff | Buffett Early Childhood Institute

Inaugural Buffett Scholars end year with symposium

The inaugural class of the Buffett Institute Graduate Scholars program presented its research at a symposium last week in Omaha. The 2016-17 Buffett Scholars, University of Nebraska doctoral students Jon Cavanaugh (University of Nebraska-Omaha), Abbey Gregg (University of Nebraska Medical Center), and Amanda Moen (University of Nebraska–Lincoln), along with their faculty mentors, shared their findings and described the implications for the early childhood field.

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05 Apr 2017    

Hackathon aims to create kinder, braver online world

A unique combination of partners is joining forces to host #HackUNL, a 24-hour hackathon April 14-16 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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26 Jan 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due March 6

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 (dmullen1@unl.edu) in a Word document by March 6, 2017.

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