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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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05 Jul 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Academy for Child and Family Well Being receives grants for health literacy program, postdoctoral research training

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).

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04 Jul 2016    By Brad Stauffer

Orlando shooting prompts student affairs reflection

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.

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