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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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22 Oct 2015    

Swearer featured in recent bullying news

Willa Cather Distinguished Professorship Susan Swearer from the Department of Educational Psychology is featured in two new anti-bullying announcements this week—“I Am A Witness,” a digital-focused advertising campaign, and an Oct. 21 article in “The New Yorker.”

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09 Oct 2015    By Leslie Reed | University Communications

Swearer leads development of new anti-bullying program

Susan Swearer, professor in Educational Psychology, has been instrumental in expanding a successful high school bullying prevention program to middle schools. The HEAR middle school program was announced Oct. 8.

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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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18 Sep 2015    By University Communications

Sheridan to chair chancellor search committee

Susan Sheridan, George Holmes University Professor of Educational Psychology, has been named chair of the advisory committee assisting with the search for UNL's next chancellor.

The committee is working with professional search firm Isaacson, Miller to identify, recruit and screen potential candidates to succeed current Chancellor Harvey Perlman, who is stepping down next year.

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25 Aug 2015    By Angela Mittan

Buros/ETS lecture series Sept. 1

The Buros Center for Testing in collaboration with Educational Testing Service is hosting the ninth installment of the annual Buros/ETS lecture series on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in Teachers College Hall, room 112, followed immediately by a reception in the Buros library.

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Duane Shell and Ian Newman, Educational Psychology

13 Aug 2015    By Leslie Reed | University Communications

Study: Driver’s ed significantly reduces teen crashes, tickets

A new study that followed more than 150,000 teen drivers over eight years has found that driver's education significantly reduces crashes and traffic violations among new drivers.

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Ken Kiera and student Amanda Witte

18 Jun 2015    By Leslie Reed | University Communications

Study shows devoted parents are key to developing world-class talent

It takes 10,000 hours of dedicated practice for a person can become a world-class talent in a given field, or so said writer Malcolm Gladwell in a 2008 book.

It also helps to have intensely dedicated parents, according to a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln educational psychologist Kenneth Kiewra and three former graduate students.

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Sue Swearer and Students

15 May 2015    By Leslie Reed | University Communications

Swearer bullying research featured in 'American Psychologist'

A leading researcher says remedies for school bullying remain elusive, although four decades of study have yielded many more clues to its devastation.

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07 Apr 2015    

April 10: Linking Education and Neuroscience

A growing number of educators, neuroscientists, policy makers and even the general public are excited about the possibility of using findings from neuroscience to improve educational outcomes. Fundamental research is examining questions like, "How do brain systems support learning?" and, "How are brains modified by educational experiences?," but it still remains unclear whether brain scans can impact lesson plans.

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