12 Apr 2011    

A Carnival Surround Recently Featured in Hillestad Gallery

Hand-printed fabrics by Thaïs de Oliveira created a festive yet reflective mood in the Hillestad Gallery installation

Textile design graduate student Thaïs de Oliveira's Master of Arts thesis exhibition A CARNIVAL SURROUND closed on Friday April 8 with a gala reception in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, accompanied by the sounds of Brazilian carnival eminating from the new gallery sound system. View A Carnival Surround Recently Featured in Hillestad Gallery Article

12 Apr 2011    

Dr. Pietra Rivoli returns to TCD

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Dr. Pietra Rivoli speaks with TCD Merchandising Majors recently in TXCD 412

Economist and Georgetown University Professor Dr. Pietra Rivoli returned to TCD on Tuesday April 12 to speak with students in Dr. Young Ha's Merchandising III class in advance of her E. N. Thompson Forum address at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts on Who's Afraid of International Trade? The author of Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy, now in its second edition after having been translated into 14 languages, Dr. Rivoli teaches finance and international business in the undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown. Professor Rivoli has special interests in social justice issues in international business and in China, and she regularly leads MBA residencies to China. Her academic research has been published in numerous leading journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly, and Journal of Money Credit and Banking. In 2006, Professor Rivoli was awarded a Faculty Pioneer Award by the Aspen Institute. This award recognizes McDonough Business School faculty who have been leaders in the integration of social and environmental issues into MBA curricula.

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05 Apr 2011    

CEHS turns biowaste into industrial products

Yiqi Yang, Professor Textiles, Clothing, and Design, was interviewed recently by the BBC regarding his work with biowaste and plastics.

The BBC reports, "But the work presented by Yiqi Yang, from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, takes this idea further and uses the chicken feather fibres themselves as a principal ingredient - making up 50% of the mass of the composite.

As a result, the plastics require less of the materials such as polyethylene and polypropylene that are derived from petroleum products."

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05 Apr 2011    

CEHS turns biowaste into industrial products

Yiqi Yang, Professor Textiles, Clothing, and Design, was interviewed recently by the BBC regarding his work with biowaste and plastics.

The BBC reports, "But the work presented by Yiqi Yang, from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, takes this idea further and uses the chicken feather fibres themselves as a principal ingredient - making up 50% of the mass of the composite.

As a result, the plastics require less of the materials such as polyethylene and polypropylene that are derived from petroleum products."

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05 Apr 2011    

RUSA selects BUROS Test Reviews Onlne as a "Best Free Reference Web Site"

According to Reference and User Services Association , BUROS Test Reviews Online, "helps users identify tests and instruments used in education, business, psychology, etc. Ways to search the Reviews include an alphabetical search, a category search, and a keyword search. The online index provides author, title, purpose of the measure, publisher address and other contact information, along with a cross-reference to the volume and page of the review in Mental Measurements Yearbook (1985-present).

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25 Mar 2011    

UNL, CEHS honored by world's largest edcuational organization

The world's largest educational organization has honored a UNL exchange program for its innovation.

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25 Mar 2011    

TLTE graduate tapped for Apple Distinguished Educator program

Jabari Cain, recently TLTE graduated doctoral student, has been designated as an Apple Distinguished Educator for 2011. The Apple Distinguished Educators program was created to "recognize K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a variety of Apple products to transform teaching and learning."

Cain is assistant professor at Tift College of Education, Mercer University. His research interests include evaluation and learning technologies, technology enhanced instruction, and beliefs and affect toward technology in the classroom.

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25 Mar 2011    

TLTE graduate tapped for Apple Distinguished Educator program

Jabari Cain, recently TLTE graduated doctoral student, has been designated as an Apple Distinguished Educator for 2011. The Apple Distinguished Educators program was created to "recognize K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a variety of Apple products to transform teaching and learning."

Cain is assistant professor at Tift College of Education, Mercer University. His research interests include evaluation and learning technologies, technology enhanced instruction, and beliefs and affect toward technology in the classroom.

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25 Mar 2011    

Bohac, Valparaiso math teacher, receives McAuliffe Prize

The Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education, the teaching prize that honors courageous Nebraska teachers, has selected a recipient for this year’s McAuliffe Prize.

After hours of debate, the prize committee has selected Kathy Bohac of Valparaiso, a fourth through seventh grade math teacher at East Butler Public Schools in Brainard, as the first place recipient. Nominated by her superintendent Jim Koontz, she will be awarded $1000, as well as $500 to sponsor East Butler Public School activities.

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25 Mar 2011    

Bohac, Valparaiso math teacher, receives McAuliffe Prize

The Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education, the teaching prize that honors courageous Nebraska teachers, has selected a recipient for this year’s McAuliffe Prize.

After hours of debate, the prize committee has selected Kathy Bohac of Valparaiso, a fourth through seventh grade math teacher at East Butler Public Schools in Brainard, as the first place recipient. Nominated by her superintendent Jim Koontz, she will be awarded $1000, as well as $500 to sponsor East Butler Public School activities.

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