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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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01 Sep 2016    

Kit & Dick Schmoker Reading Center relocated to Barkley Memorial Center

The Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will begin its 2016 fall session in a new home at the Barkley Memorial Center.

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01 Sep 2016    

Swearer leads new Born This Way Foundation study

Susan Swearer, Willa Cather Professor of Educational Psychology, is the lead researcher for the first large-scale international study examining the mental health experiences of Spanish-speaking youth. The study, part of The Born Brave Experience Series from the Born Brave Foundation, will survey a diverse sample of Hispanic youth and young adults including those who represent a range of sexual orientations and gender identities.

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Learning Technology Academy

22 Aug 2016    

Learning technology academy seeks student workers

University of Nebraska students in business, computer science, education and fine and performing arts/film studies have a new opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration with the launch of the Learning Technology Academy this fall.

Ron Nelson, the Larry and Sharon Roos Family Professor of Special Education, developed the idea for the academy in an effort to create learning technologies for children experiencing learning difficulties, while also providing interdisciplinary training for students.

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19 Aug 2016    By Brad Stauffer

Perkey vies to protect games, athletes from doping

Finger wagging. Incivility. Accusations of corruption. No it’s not the presidential campaign trail. It’s headlines on doping scandals from the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Away from the fray, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Dennis Perkey, an assistant professor of practice in nutrition and health sciences and an official doping control officer with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, is instructing future athletic trainers. And, if it weren't for a scheduling snafu, Perkey would be part of the international team monitoring Olympic athletes in Rio.

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Elsa Escalante

12 Aug 2016    

Escalante earns dissertation award

Elsa Escalante, graduate student in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has earned a dissertation award from the Society for Research in Child Development. She is one of four recipients of the 2016 Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant in Early Child Development. 

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12 Aug 2016    By Leslie Reed | University Communications

Swearer invited to White House anti-bullying conference

University of Nebraska-Lincoln bullying expert Susan Swearer was in Washington, D.C., Aug. 11-12 for a White House event highlighting efforts to combat bullying.

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05 Aug 2016    

Kelly Pritchett selected for Golisano Health Leadership Award from Special Olympics Nebraska

Special Olympics Nebraska announced that University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor of practice Kelly Pritchett has been selected as the 2016 Golisano Health Leadership Award honoree. She was presented the award during the Special Olympics Nebraska Fall Games banquet Saturday, Aug. 6.

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