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Connor Bohlken

Eventful summer prepares August graduate for teaching success

TLTE graduate student Connor Bohlken was selected for the prestigious Knowles Teaching Fellows Program. The five-year fellowship is designed to assist and sustain new teachers in math and science with leadership development, practitioner inquiry and community-building.
Heejae Chung photo

CEHS grad student becomes U.S. citizen

June 26 was a big day for Heejae Chung. It’s the day she became a U.S. citizen. 

CYAF's Yan Xia receives prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award

Xia receives prestigious Fulbright award

Yan Ruth Xia, Professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF), has received a 2018-2019 Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award.

 

Nebraska research battles adolescent bullying, peer threat

Meredith Martin, assistant professor of educational psychology, is conducting research on factors contributing to peer threat to understand how children cope in different ways. “Feeling safe is a fundamental human need,” she said. “If children don’t feel safe, it’s much harder for them to learn other things, such as math, English or social skills."
Still image from the film "Anna."

Nebraska-produced ‘Anna’ collects top animation prize at festival

The first major festival screening of “Anna” also garnered the film’s first award. Nebraska’s Michael Burton, Kwakiutl Dreher and William Thomas created the animated short, which took three years to complete.