05 Dec 2013    

Smucker, TMFD graduate, has book listed on 2013 "New York Times" gift guide

Having your book included on the “New York Times” Holiday Gift Guide is an honor and distinction that UNL graduate Janneken Smucker recently earned. Her book, “Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon,” is on the Times list of antique coffee table books to purchase. Smucker, assistant professor of history at West Chester University in West Chester, PA, completed her master’s degree in textile history from the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design in UNL’s College of Education and Human Sciences in 2003.



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05 Dec 2013    

Smucker, TMFD graduate, has book listed on 2013 "New York Times" gift guide

Having your book included on the “New York Times” Holiday Gift Guide is an honor and distinction that UNL graduate Janneken Smucker recently earned. Her book, “Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon,” is on the Times list of antique coffee table books to purchase. Smucker, assistant professor of history at West Chester University in West Chester, PA, completed her master’s degree in textile history from the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design in UNL’s College of Education and Human Sciences in 2003.



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Ed Administration Student Affairs Group photo

05 Dec 2013    

Educational Administration Student Affairs master's cohort stands out at conference

The Educational Administration Student Affairs graduate program cohort made their presence known at the NASPA Regional IV-W Conference in Hot Springs, AR in November. NASPA is a professional organization for student affairs administrators and students seeking to enter the profession. All 38 students were in attendance led by Director and Assistant Professor of Practice Corey Rumann and Assistant Professor of Practice Stephanie Bondi. Amy Holland and Luke Bretscher, both second-year students, introduced two of the keynote speakers.



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Ed Administration Student Affairs Group photo

05 Dec 2013    

Educational Administration Student Affairs master's cohort stands out at conference

The Educational Administration Student Affairs graduate program cohort made their presence known at the NASPA Regional IV-W Conference in Hot Springs, AR in November. NASPA is a professional organization for student affairs administrators and students seeking to enter the profession. All 38 students were in attendance led by Director and Assistant Professor of Practice Corey Rumann and Assistant Professor of Practice Stephanie Bondi. Amy Holland and Luke Bretscher, both second-year students, introduced two of the keynote speakers.



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Human Trafficking

26 Nov 2013    

Dalla to Found First Quarterly Journal on Human Trafficking

It's everywhere – provided you know where to find it.

Years of research have taught CYFS faculty affiliate Rochelle Dalla, department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies, that the lesson applies both to the shadowy practice of human trafficking and the scattered information surrounding it.

Dalla will aim to assemble research and foster discourse on the issue by founding the recently approved Journal of Human Trafficking, which she cited as the first of its kind.



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Human Trafficking

26 Nov 2013    

Dalla to Found First Quarterly Journal on Human Trafficking

It's everywhere – provided you know where to find it.

Years of research have taught CYFS faculty affiliate Rochelle Dalla, department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies, that the lesson applies both to the shadowy practice of human trafficking and the scattered information surrounding it.

Dalla will aim to assemble research and foster discourse on the issue by founding the recently approved Journal of Human Trafficking, which she cited as the first of its kind.



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26 Nov 2013    

Engin-Wedin recognized by Nebraska Department of Education

CYFS faculty affiliate Nancy Engen-Wedin, department of Teacher Learning and Teacher Education, has received the Friend of American Indian Education Award from the Nebraska Department of Education.

Engen-Wedin, coordinator of the Indigenous Roots Teacher Education Program (ROOTS) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was honored at the NDE's Native American Student Achievement Symposium in October.



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26 Nov 2013    

Engin-Wedin recognized by Nebraska Department of Education

CYFS faculty affiliate Nancy Engen-Wedin, department of Teacher Learning and Teacher Education, has received the Friend of American Indian Education Award from the Nebraska Department of Education.

Engen-Wedin, coordinator of the Indigenous Roots Teacher Education Program (ROOTS) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was honored at the NDE's Native American Student Achievement Symposium in October.



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22 Nov 2013    

Mountains & Ghosts: New Ikat Tapestries & Prints exhibit begins Dec. 2

Mountains & Ghosts: New Ikat Tapestries & Prints
Mary Zicafoose
December 2, 2013 – January 17, 2014

Large-scale ikat tapestry diptychs, small format tapestry vignettes, and framed collagraphic monoprints on paper, explore the archetypal symbol of the trinity. This classic symbol – expressed as pyramid, triangle and temple – is the recognizable visual metaphor for this body of new work, invoking landscape, geometry and sacred space.



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