Louise Schindler, head teacher for special education at ESU8 for 48 years, is the recipient of the 2024 Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education

19 Jul 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Longtime special educator Louise Schindler selected for 2024 Christa McAuliffe Prize

Louise Schindler, a teacher who spent 48 years leading the special education program for the Educational Service Unit #8 Learning Center in Clearwater, Nebraska, has been selected as the recipient of the 2024 Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education.

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William Pipes and nine other Husker students pose for a group photo on a night in Japan

18 Jul 2024    

Experiencing Japan through education abroad creates lasting memories for William Pipes

William Pipes is a sophomore from Odell, Nebraska. He is majoring in nutrition, exercise and health science. In this blog he shares about his experience traveling to Japan at the end of May for the faculty-led Nebraska abroad program, “Nutrition, Exercise, Food & Culture in Japan.”

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Extension educator Natalie Sehi is leading a team of researchers focused on adolescent nutrition insecurity. (Kyleigh Skaggs, CYFS)

17 Jul 2024    By Chuck Green, CYFS

MAP Academy helps researchers see big picture of rural adolescent nutrition insecurity

Nebraska Extension educators are collaborating with MAP Academy personnel to efficiently analyze the nutritional and economic impact of the statewide Monthly Meal Kit program.

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Charles Healey professional portrait photo

15 Jul 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Charles Healey remembered for impact as teacher, researcher in speech-language pathology

E. Charles Healey, professor emeritus in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is being remembered for his contributions as a teacher, researcher, colleague and friend. Healey died June 26, 2024, at his home in Florida at the age of 75.

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Judy Harvey discusses the many facets of brain health during a memory workshop at the Barkley Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic. (photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing)

08 Jul 2024    By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing

Brain health, memory are focus of Barkley Center workshop

A workshop in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Barkley Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic is helping people identify normal changes in memory, as well as strategies for maintaining good cognitive health with aging.

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Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen professional portrait with background image of Gwendolyn Newkirk Human Sciences Building with red overlay

28 Jun 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen named Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design chair

Associate professor Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen has been named the chair of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She begins her duties July 1.

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exterior photo from corner of 14th and Vine Streets facing Teachers College Hall and Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall

21 Jun 2024    

More than 1,000 CEHS students named to Spring 2024 Dean’s List

A total of 1,012 students in CEHS at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring semester of the 2023-24 academic year.

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Kaileigh Delano portrait photo outside with trees and bushes in background

17 Jun 2024    

Meet a Husker: Kaileigh Delano

Meet Kaileigh Delano, a sophomore from Columbus, Nebraska, who is majoring in elementary education.

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Malgoubri (left) speaks to participants in his recent workshop on education practices regarding multilingual learners.

12 Jun 2024    By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing

Malgoubri promotes multilingual learning in native Burkina Faso

Inoussa Malgoubri, a doctoral candidate in teaching, learning and teacher education, wants to connect the home lives of multilingual learners with their classroom experience. He recently received a fellowship from the West African Research Association to continue his work in this field.

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Cece Villa smiles through a soccer net while wearing a red Nebraska cap and black tank top; photo by Kristen Labadie | University Communication and Marketing

11 Jun 2024    By Katie Black, University Communication and Marketing

Villa serves as a role model on and off the field

As a Husker soccer student-athlete, Cece Villa — a senior nutrition, exercise, and health science major from Altoona, Iowa—is serving as a role model and advocating for others.

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