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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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01 Jul 2016    

OLLI's Osmond receives June Staff Star Award

Kim Osmond, events coordinator with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), is the June recipient of the CEHS Staff Star Award. Some of the things Kim’s nominator said about her are:

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Malinda Eccarius, Julie Honaker, Deanne Splattstoesser

01 Jul 2016    

Farewell reception for Eccarius, Honaker, Splattstoesser set for July 15

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will host a farewell reception for Malinda Eccarius, Julie Honaker and Deanne Splattstoesser July 15.

The reception is scheduled for 3-5 p.m. in room 130 at the Barkley Memorial Center. A short program will be held at 3:30.

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07 Jun 2016    By Michael James

The Robert Hillestad Gallery Gets Major Makeover

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.

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24 May 2016    

Registration open for early childhood bullying prevention conference

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.

Registration and details: go.unl.edu/bpc2016

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Alicia Shoemaker

23 May 2016    By Brad Stauffer

Waverly teacher selected as 2016 Battey Award recipient

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.

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An infant uses the NTrainer System, a therapy device developed by UNL's Steven Barlow.

23 May 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Barlow earns $2.8 million grant for study to improve lives of extremely preterm infants

A grant of nearly $2.8 million awarded to University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Steven Barlow will be used to study the link between the brain’s molecular pathways and the development of oral feeding skills in extremely preterm infants.

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20 May 2016    

MAst cohorts gather for PD workshop

Nebraska teachers who have graduated from the Master of Arts with an emphasis in science teaching (MAst) program in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education gathered for a reunion of sorts last weekend in Henzlik Hall. They spent Saturday, May 14 in a professional development day to address their teaching needs.

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02 May 2016    By Brad Stauffer

NHS student earns Gilman scholarship for education abroad

Eliza Brooks, a junior in Nutrition and Health Sciences, is one of 11 undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The scholarship will provide Brooks the opportunity to participate in an education abroad trip to Ethiopia May 23-July 1, sponsored by the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS) in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

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