31 Aug 2011    

Creswell, Plano Clark among scholars contributing to NIH best practices for research

The National Institutes of Health today released recommendations for best practices for scientists conducting mixed methods health research. Mixed methods research combines the strengths of quantitative research and qualitative research. Despite the increased interest in mixed methods research in health fields and at NIH, prior to this report, limited guidance was available to help scientists develop applications for NIH funding that featured mixed methods designs, nor was there guidance for the reviewers at NIH who assess the quality of these applications.

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31 Aug 2011    

Creswell, Plano Clark among scholars contributing to NIH best practices for research

The National Institutes of Health today released recommendations for best practices for scientists conducting mixed methods health research. Mixed methods research combines the strengths of quantitative research and qualitative research. Despite the increased interest in mixed methods research in health fields and at NIH, prior to this report, limited guidance was available to help scientists develop applications for NIH funding that featured mixed methods designs, nor was there guidance for the reviewers at NIH who assess the quality of these applications.

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30 Aug 2011    

Jonathan Gregory chosen for Bard Summer Institute Fellowship

Ph. D. student Jonathan Gregory recently returned from New York City where he spent part of the summer participating in the Bard Graduate Center's National Endowment for the Humanities-funded Summer Institute on The Material Culture of Nineteenth-Century New York City. Jonathan was one of 18 persons nation-wide awarded a fellowship to attend this special research institute. It provided an opportunity to learn more about the methodology and theories related to material culture studies, a significant aspect of TCD’s graduate program in textile history with a quilt studies emphasis, the area in which Jonathan is pursuing his degree. View Jonathan Gregory chosen for Bard Summer Institute Fellowship Article

23 Aug 2011    

Undergraduate students welcomed back with special event Thursday, September 8, 2011

Undergraduate students will be welcomed back at a special event Thursday, September 8, 5 to 6:30 pm.  The CEHS fall welcome event is a great opportunity to meet new freshmen and transfer students enrolled. The festivities will take place on September 8 at the field near the Kauffman Center, across Vine Street from Henzlik Hall. Food, fun and Husker spirit will be the order of the evening including a football obstacle course, a frozen t-shirt competition, opportunities to interact with students and more.

Everyone is asked to wear casual Husker attire.

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23 Aug 2011    

New graduate student welcome planned for Friday, September 9, 2011

New CEHS graduate students will be welcomed at a special event Friday, September 9, 2011, 4 t0 5 pm.

All faculty and graduate students are encouraged to join us at 4:00 pm in the Buros Library for treats, faculty introductions and an opportunity to meet the newest members of our graduate programs. If you have a new advisee it would be most welcoming if you would personally invite him or her to join you at the reception.

In previous years students have expressed appreciatiation for the chance to meet students and faculty from across the college early in their CEHS program.

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22 Aug 2011    

CEHS welcomes start of new academic year

CEHS hosted a breakfast meeting, attended by 200 faculty and staff, to celebrate a new year and review progress and opportunities. While UNL's move into the Big 10 signals major new opportunities for growth and collaboration, Dean Kostelnik highlighted CEHS accomplishments over the past year.

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22 Aug 2011    

Portnoy receives Fulbright, will teach in China

Robert “Bob” Portnoy has received a Fulbright award to teach in China during the 2011-2012 academic year. Portnoy is director of Counseling and Psychological Services at the University Health Center and professor of educational psychology.

Portnoy will teach courses and give lectures in psychology. He will focus on decreasing stigma and increasing access to mental health services in Chinese higher education. Portnoy will be based at Nanjing University in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. He will also give lectures at other universities throughout China.

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22 Aug 2011    

Portnoy receives Fulbright, will teach in China

Robert “Bob” Portnoy has received a Fulbright award to teach in China during the 2011-2012 academic year. Portnoy is director of Counseling and Psychological Services at the University Health Center and professor of educational psychology.

Portnoy will teach courses and give lectures in psychology. He will focus on decreasing stigma and increasing access to mental health services in Chinese higher education. Portnoy will be based at Nanjing University in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. He will also give lectures at other universities throughout China.

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22 Aug 2011    

Call for Proposals: Hong Kong travel award

Overview: Funding will be awarded through a College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) International Seed Grant to present a research paper at the Student Research Conference at the University of Hong Kong, to experience Chinese culture, and to share the experience with the CEHS community.

Who is Eligible: CEHS graduate students who are first authors on a research proposal.

Award: Round trip airfare from Nebraska to Hong Kong, round trip transportation between airport and hotel, six nights lodging (double occupancy), and two meals per day while in Hong Kong.

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12 Aug 2011    

OLLI open house is Aug. 14, 2011

The UNL Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is hosting an open house, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 14 at the Nebraska Champions Club. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is also free.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNL is one of 120 such institutes across the United States. Partnering with the College of Education and Human Sciences, OLLI UNL promotes lifelong learning for adults 50 years and older.

The open house kicks off OLLI UNL's new season of classes. The event also includes a 2:30 p.m. performance by musician Chris Sayre.

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