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image of Extension Education and the Social Sciences book cover; background image of UNL campus with red overlay

16 Apr 2024    By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing

Nebraska edited book is first to feature Extension’s role in the lives of children, families

A new volume by two University of Nebraska–Lincoln professors is among the first to highlight the role of Extension in the lives of children and families.

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Apprentices sign certificates confirming their commitment to the Teacher Apprenticeship program at SECD and LPS

12 Apr 2024    

CEHS launches new teacher apprenticeship program in collaboration with LPS, NDE

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln held a signing day ceremony April 11 at the Barkley Memorial Center to celebrate the start of a new partnership with Lincoln Public Schools as part of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Nebraska Teacher Apprenticeship Program.

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Husker students pose for a group photo outside Duncan Aviation during their class tour

04 Apr 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Community collaboration, guest speakers provide real-world application opportunities for NHS grad students

A semester-long group project collaboration with Duncan Aviation and guest speakers from Nebraska Extension are helping University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nutrition and Health Sciences graduate students gain applied skills of the evidence-based knowledge learned in class on the principles of health program organization and management.

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corner of Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall and Teacher's College Hall with bronze sculpture of man sitting on a bench reading a book to two children; photo by Loren Rye, Pixel Lab

03 Apr 2024    

TLTE, M3 Initiative hosting panel discussion about dual language programs

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, along with the M3 Initiative, is hosting a virtual panel discussion on April 17 to learn more about dual language programs in Nebraska.

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Zaira Alonso headshot centered on image of conference room for NRF Foundation New York Student Program

29 Mar 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Alonso appreciates opportunity to attend NRF Foundation Student Program

Thanks to a Bright Futures Scholarship from the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln senior Zaira Alonso was one of several students from across the country who attended NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show and NRF Foundation Student Program in January in New York City.

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Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall west exterior with sculpture near entrance; Sasaki/Sinclair Hille, Jeremy Bittermann (photographer)

27 Mar 2024    By Kelcey Buck

CEHS recognizing 234 students at Teacher Education Convocation April 5

Two ceremonies to recognize 234 Husker undergraduate students who have been officially admitted to teacher education programs during the 2023-24 academic year will be held April 5 at Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall.

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Myeisha Essex and Anthony Wilcox play Mary and Daniel Bell in 'The Bell Affair.'

26 Mar 2024    By NUTech Ventures

‘Bell Affair’ available to stream beginning March 26

The award-winning film “The Bell Affair,” created by a team of Husker scholars, will be available via video on demand beginning March 26.

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Michael Burton, assistant professor of art and design, assists a visiting high school student with a screen printing project during the TMFD Expo.

21 Mar 2024    By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing

Textile expo introduces Nebraska teens to career opportunities

An event hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design showed high school students from across the Cornhusker State a runway to future academic and professional careers.

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Jillian Harpster smiles for a photo on the walkway above the living room in Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall

12 Mar 2024    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Project provides Huskers with hands-on teaching experience in diverse classrooms

A current project is helping middle school educators broaden their practical experiences while providing middle school students opportunities to interact with students from the University of Nebraska.

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view of Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall lit up at night

07 Mar 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Symposium discussing health disparities in Nebraska is March 18

An interdisciplinary team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty who received a Grand Challenges planning grant aiming to improve health disparities in underserved populations is hosting its first symposium March 18 at Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall.

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