Comprehensive Health & Well-Being
The College of Education and Human Sciences envisions that every person has access to research based, culturally relevant, leading edge health and wellness resources, expertise and services that are well integrated into the community, highly acceptable and used.
19 Feb 2024 By Tiffany Lee, Research and Economic Development
Janos Zempleni, Willa Cather Professor of molecular nutrition, and Jiantao Guo, professor of chemistry, were selected as Phase 1 winners in the NIH’s Targeted Genome Editor Delivery Challenge. The challenge is a three-phase competition with prizes totaling $6 million; the University of Nebraska–Lincoln team was among 30 initial recipients announced in December 2023.
14 Feb 2024 By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing
The SPEAK OUT! treatment, offered at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Barkley Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, helps people with Parkinson’s disease improve and maintain vocal volume and clear articulation. Jessie Kohn, a lecturer in special education and communication disorders and coordinator of the therapy program, said it helps people stay connected to the world around them.
02 Feb 2024 By Elsa Wilcox, junior, communication sciences and disorders
Elsa Wilcox is a junior from McCook, Nebraska. She is majoring in communication sciences and disorders with minors in gerontology and educational studies. In this blog she shares about her experience traveling to Thailand in January as part of the two-week faculty-led Nebraska abroad program, "Experiencing Speech-Language Pathology with Therapy Abroad."
16 Jan 2024
As an Itty Bitty Sports coach, Hailey Klein’s campus job allows her to apply speech-language pathology techniques on the court in tandem with her clinical work through the College of Education and Human Sciences’ graduate program.
16 Nov 2023 By UNL Career Services
Elsa Wilcox’s internship at University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe Meyer Institute strengthened her passion for speech pathology. She worked with a diverse team, enhancing her skills, and her experience, normally reserved for graduate students, set her apart.
31 Oct 2023 By Chuck Green, CYFS
Researchers recently completed a project to better understand family child care home providers’ preparation and serving of vegetables, and their influence on children’s vegetable consumption.
19 Oct 2023 By Kelcey Buck
With a new Grand Challenges planning grant, Michelle Hughes is expanding her research efforts to try to determine the biggest barriers and potential solutions to improving overall health in underserved populations.
17 Oct 2023 By Chuck Green, CYFS
Nebraska researchers are participating in a collaborative, international project designed to help enhance mental health care among older refugees and refugees with disabilities.
12 Oct 2023 By Chuck Green, CYFS
Nebraska researcher Ciara Ousley is exploring ways to enable and enhance communication for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
03 Oct 2023
A recently funded Nebraska research project aims to enhance Christian religious leaders’ affirmation of nonbinary people to combat bias and discrimination.