The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools has earned a $3.5 million grant to explore how to better support Latino students by connecting their experiences at home and school.
Sheree Moser, assistant professor of practice in Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been named the Association of Career and Technical Education of Nebraska (ACTEN) Postsecondary Teacher of the Year. She received the award last month at the Nebraska Career Education Conference in Kearney.
Two grants from the U.S. Department of Education-Institute of Education Sciences have been awarded to University of Nebraska-Lincoln research professors Alexandra Trout and Kristin Duppong Hurley in the Academy for Child and Family Well Being (ACFWB).
In the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting last month, student affairs professionals are dialoguing and asking questions about how to better equip themselves and their students to respond to and confront violence and inequity. Stephanie Bondi, assistant professor of practice in Educational Administration, was a guest last week on Student Affairs Live, a weekly online learning community for student affairs educators.
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery closed its doors at the end of April for a month-long renovation that saw the removal of all of the carpet-like fabric wall covering and its replacement with sheetrock, and the painting of the entire gallery. In addition, the gallery’s staging room was likewise renovated, with the removal of wall-mounted cupboards and a corresponding kitchen sink and counter ensemble that had long been inadequate to the storage and usage needs of that back-of-house area.
Registration is open for the June 13 Bullying Prevention Conference: Identifying and Intervening in Early Childhood at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Nebraska Innovation Campus. The conference is free and open to the public, but space is limited.
Alicia Shoemaker will receive the 2016 Frieda Battey Distinguished Educator Award at a luncheon May 27, 2016 in the East Campus Union at UNL. The award recognizes “excellence in teaching” and comes with a cash award for both the teacher and school.