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Mary Willis

23 Nov 2016    By University Communications

Willis named AAAS fellow

Mary Willis, professor of nutrition and health sciences, is one of five University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished achievements that advance science or its application.

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18 Nov 2016    

Students gain skills in early childhood autism spectrum disorders

Micheale Marcus puts her hands in the air. Then on her nose. Then on the table—a miniature one, where she sits with her client: a 3-year-old toddler who mimics her every move.

Marcus, a second-year graduate student, is receiving training in early childhood autism spectrum disorders through a new traineeship offered in the College of Education and Human Sciences’ school psychology graduate program.

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Bill and Mae Whitmer

16 Nov 2016    By Robb Crouch, Senior Director of Public Relations, University of Nebraska Foundation

Whitmer Scholarship aims to help early childhood educators

A new scholarship for students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Education and Human Sciences will help to educate and prepare future generations of teachers, who are especially needed to provide early childhood education in Nebraska.

Mae Whitmer of Lincoln established the Bill and Mae Whitmer Early Childhood Education Scholarship Fund as a permanently endowed fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation. The scholarship was created in memory of her husband, a Nebraska alumnus, who died in 2012.

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08 Nov 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Nebraska Letterbox Club selected for Celebrate Literacy Award

The Nebraska Letterbox Club, a program organized by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Academy for Child and Family Well Being (ACFW), was selected as the recipient of the Celebrate Literacy Award by the Eastern Nebraska Reading Council.

The award will be presented at the next Eastern Nebraska Reading Council meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Barnes & Noble at SouthPointe Pavilions in Lincoln.

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CEHS Staff Council image

07 Nov 2016    

CEHS Giving Challenge collects for OpeN Shelf through Nov. 23

The CEHS Staff Council is sponsoring the 2016 CEHS Giving Challenge to support OpeN Shelf at UNL. All CEHS faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate.

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07 Nov 2016    

TLTE’s Gatti earns prestigious Spencer grant

Lauren Gatti closely tracks new developments in teacher preparation. When the U.S. Department of Education announced new regulations for teacher preparation programs earlier this month, she immediately started pouring over them. Gatti’s close attention to teacher education and her unique research in teacher residency programs has resulted in a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation Small Grants Program. Gatti will be working on the grant with colleagues from DePaul University and National-Louis University in Chicago.

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07 Nov 2016    By Brad Stauffer

Vo receives CADRE Fellowship

Tina Vo, a CEHS doctoral student in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, has been accepted to the 2016-17 CADRE Fellows program of the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education, a program funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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03 Nov 2016    

Guerrero receives October Staff Star Award

The CEHS Staff Council is pleased to announce Catia Guerrero, administrative associate in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF), is the October recipient of the Staff Star Award.

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31 Oct 2016    

Jha presents at Corvinus Business School in Hungary

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management in the College of Education and Human Sciences, delivered a presentation at the Corvinus Business School in Budapest, Hungary as part of the school’s Science Café public lecture series. The Oct. 24 event was attended by students and faculty from Corvinus, as well as industry professionals.

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Food Team gets Creative Excellence Award

28 Oct 2016    

Nebraska Extension Food Team honored with Creative Excellence Award

For developing a statewide food website, the Nebraska Extension Food Team has been presented with the Creative Excellence Award from the Joint Council of Extension Professionals and the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The Food Team is composed of Extension Nutrition Specialist Lisa Franzen-Castle, from the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, and three Extension Educators.

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