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Youth & Family

New project helps children, families find beauty in everyday moments

As people across the globe figure out how to adjust their lifestyles due to social distancing and sheltering in place, this shift can be even more challenging for those caring for children. A new project from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is designed to support caregivers in creating positive moments.
A Beautiful Day

4-H educators reach youth with two new live video programs

On March 17, Taylor Wickham, a 4-H extension assistant, led hundreds of youth in a kitchen science experiment focused on chemical reactions — the kind with vinegar and baking soda that is a staple at elementary school science fairs.
virtual livestream

A primer: What’s this about Carnegie and community engagement?

Lincoln, Neb. —During his Feb.

Jordyn Senstock reads to children at Lincoln's Northeast YMCA

Nebraska Farmer/Rancher Panel & Attorney to discuss generational transition planning Jan. 30

Learn from this panel of producers, who have experienced transitions, each in their own way. The panel will discuss what worked and what did not work for their operations and families.
A child holding hands and walking with an adult

C.Y. Thompson Library Moves into the former Dairy Store location

On November 18, 2019, the C.Y. Thompson Library on East Campus will be relocated and open in the former Dairy Store of the Food Industry Complex. The type of services provided include: an ASKus service point, course reserves, delivery/ILL material pickup, Wepa print kiosk, public computers and study spaces.
C.Y. Thompson Library proposed renovation

Compact Aims to Boost Ag, Natural Resource Industries in Northeast Nebraska

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has entered into an education compact with six other Nebraska institutions to meet the education needs of youth and lifelong learners in northeast Nebraska and contribute to workforce and talent development to support economic growth strategies in agriculture and natural resources.
Compact Signing

Nebraska youth to participate in nationwide computer science challenge

Nebraska youth will join others around the world in the 12th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD) challenge from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 29.

A TREE-mendous celebration - Maxwell Arboretum fall festival is Oct. 24

The public is invited to the Friends of Maxwell Arboretum's fall festival on Oct. 24. This annual, family-friendly event will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum, near 38th and Holdrege streets on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus.
Maxwell Arboretum