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21 Sep 2016    

Eckerson receives dissertation award

Janet Eckerson, a 2015 Ed.D. graduate from Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, has been recognized by the Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate with an honorable mention award in the Dissertation in Practice Awards.

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20 Sep 2016    

Sand earns White House Presidential Award for mathematics teaching

Gregory Sand, an Ed.D. student in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Sand is in his 20th year of teaching mathematics, the last 14 at Central High School in Omaha Public Schools. He is advised in his doctoral program in the College of Education and Human Sciences by Stephen Swidler, associate professor.

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20 Sep 2016    By Alyssa Amen | Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools

$1.1M grant to launch concussion management specialization

Scott Napolitano, assistant professor of practice in educational psychology, has been awarded a $1.1 million grant to develop evidence-based training that will help schools diagnose and manage cases of concussion and mild traumatic brain injury in students.

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15 Sep 2016    

Registration now open for Oct. 8 English Ed workshop

UNL faculty, staff, students and K-12 colleagues are welcome to attend “Transformative Education in a Globalized Context,” the 4th Annual Fall Professional Development Workshop hosted by the Secondary English Education Program in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education. The free workshop will be held from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8. in Henzlik and Teacher College halls at 14th and Vine streets on UNL’s City Campus.

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12 Sep 2016    

Fall CEHS enrollment remains stable

A slight increase in undergraduate enrollment and a five percent boost in graduate enrollment this fall has kept CEHS on a stable enrollment path. Acting Dean Beth Doll noted that approximately 30 percent of the college’s enrollment is graduate students and represents just over a quarter of the university’s overall graduate student population.

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Amanda Moen earns Buffett Institute graduate fellowship.

12 Sep 2016    

Ed Psych student earns doctoral fellowship from Buffett Institute

Amanda Moen, a CEHS doctoral student in Educational Psychology and the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools, has been awarded a one-year fellowship grant from the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska.

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08 Sep 2016    

CEHS Student Dinner & Dialogue on Oct. 21

A re-imagined CEHS student research fair debuts on Friday, October 21 from 4-7 p.m. at the Nebraska Union on City Campus. Instead of the traditional conference format that has defined the event in the past, this year the event will consist of inter-departmental roundtable conversations followed by dinner. Roundtable conversations will revolve around one overarching question that is intended to transcend departmental boundaries: What does it mean to create, lead, access, nourish, develop, prepare, and/or commune in 2016?

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Dipra Jha, keynote speaker

08 Sep 2016    

Jha delivers keynote at tourism conference in India

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, recently traveled to India to deliver a keynote presentation at the International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Aviation. The event was hosted by Amity University Sept. 2-3 in New Delhi, India and inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, India’s Tourism Minister. More than 800 scholars, government officials, students and industry professionals from around the world attended the conference.

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08 Sep 2016    By Alyssa Amen

Sept. 19 Interdisciplinary Translational Science Retreat open to UNL faculty, students

National experts in translational science will present at UNL’s Nebraska Union on Sept. 19 as part of the 2016 Interdisciplinary Translational Science Retreat.

Hosted by CYFS and five UNL colleges and organizations, the all-day retreat will focus on translational science for social, behavioral and educational research fields. Speakers include Diana Fishbein, Penn State University; Elaine Wethington, Cornell University; and Richard Spoth, Iowa State University.

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Patrick Kyllonen, Educational Testing Service.

02 Sep 2016    By Angela Mittan

10th annual Buros/ETS lecture is Sept. 12

The Buros Center for Testing, in collaboration with Educational Testing Service, is hosting the 10th annual Buros/ETS lecture on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 2:15 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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