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07 Feb 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Crowning achievement: Maddie Lorenzen prepares to oversee fifth Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant

A brother with a profound intellectual disability, a sister who competed in pageants, and a passion for helping others – that combination of characteristics helped lead Maddie Lorenzen to become the state director of the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant.

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Rachel Zahn (right) gives a high-five to a student at NCECBVI.

27 Jan 2017    By Kelcey Buck

SECD Alumna Rachel Zahn Selected for Delta Gamma Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship

Rachel Zahn, a December 2016 graduate of the master’s program in special education, was selected for a Delta Gamma Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship Award to attend the 2017 American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Leadership Conference March 2-4 in Arlington, Virginia.

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26 Jan 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Spring semester schedule announced for brown bag sessions

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders announced seven upcoming brown bag sessions for the spring semester to be held at the Barkley Memorial Center. The brown bags are intended primarily to allow graduate students to present and respond to research topics, while receiving feedback from those in attendance. 

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26 Jan 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due March 6

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

Proposals must be emailed to Deb Mullen (dmullen1@unl.edu) in a Word document by March 6, 2017.

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National ranking badges

10 Jan 2017    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS jumps to No. 4 in national online ranking

Online graduate education programs in the College of Education and Human Sciences have been ranked fourth best nationally in an annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report announced Jan. 10. CEHS jumped 10 spots from the 2016 ranking and is the highest Big Ten program ranked in the category of best online graduate education programs.

The online programs in CEHS considered for this ranking are all master’s degrees:

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16 Dec 2016    

December 2016 Graduate Spotlights

Several students from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will receive their diplomas this weekend during Nebraska's December 2016 commencement ceremonies. Four of those students took time to discuss their experiences in SECD.

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15 Dec 2016    

Academy for Child & Family Well Being hosting book fair Dec. 18 to benefit Nebraska Letterbox Club

The Academy for Child and Family Well Being (ACFW) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be hosting a book fair Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Barnes & Noble store at SouthPointe Pavilions in Lincoln. In addition to offering several free activities, a percentage of sales during the book fair will benefit the Nebraska Letterbox Club, which sends educational packages to children in Nebraska’s foster care system. 

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13 Dec 2016    By Kelcey Buck

Professor by day, candy maker by night

When Sue Kemp was handed a toffee recipe during her student teaching, she never expected to be spending every night and weekend cooking to fill the orders she receives for her business, Sweets by Suzanne.

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02 Dec 2016    

Stephen Boney: 30 years at Nebraska

Stephen Boney, associate professor of practice in the audiology program, will be recognized for his 30 years of service at Nebraska during the college-wide meeting for the College of Education and Human Sciences Dec. 2.

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30 Nov 2016    

Amy Willman: 15 years at Nebraska

Amy Willman, lecturer and coordinator of the American Sign Language program, will be recognized for her 15 years of service at Nebraska during the college-wide meeting for the College of Education and Human Sciences Dec. 2.

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