News

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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26 Jul 2016    By Alyssa Amen

CYFS earns $3.5 million grant to support Latino students

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.

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21 Jul 2016    By Courtesy ACTEN

Moser named ACTEN Postsecondary Teacher of the Year

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.

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Zempleni & Adamec

08 Jul 2016    By Scott Schrage | University Communications

Team earns $1.7M grant to study milk-conveyed molecules

UNL researchers Janos Zempleni (left) and Jiri Adamec are leading a $1.7 million project to help chronicle the fantastic voyage that gene-regulating molecules make from cow's milk to the human body.

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