An exhibition of historical clothing and other personal items once owned by Nebraska author Mari Sandoz is available for viewing through Sept. 7 on the second floor of the Home Economics Building on East Campus at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. “Mari Sandoz: Crafting a Nebraskan Character” is hosted by the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences and is a partnership between the students of the TMFD graduate seminar, “Museums: Theory and Practice,” and the Mari Sandoz Heritage Society.
Andrew Zimbroff, assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholar Award to Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ) in Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil from Sept. 1-Dec. 31. During his time at ESALQ, a unit of the University of San Paulo, Zimbroff will be teaching, researching and promoting innovative agribusiness entrepreneurship.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) is partnering with the Clyde Malone Community Center in Lincoln to provide a mutually beneficial opportunity for the successful development of children and families at the Malone Center and opportunities for practical experience for CEHS students. Malone Center Executive Director Kimberly Goins and CEHS Interim Dean Beth Doll signed a letter of agreement May 16 at a brief ceremony. The initial agreement is for five years.
"Crafting Culture in the Middle of Everywhere” is a new workshop series and research project coordinated by the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The project fosters cross-cultural exchange and social connections between immigrant communities and long-term residents of Nebraska.
Ted Hamann, professor of teaching, learning and teacher education in the College of Education and Human Sciences, will be awarded with the first ever Spotlight Award from the Lincoln Education Association at a May 17 recognition event in Lincoln. LEA is the Lincoln affiliate of the Nebraska State Education Association.
The speech-language pathology students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will host the fourth annual Aphasia Awareness Walk Saturday, June 9, on East Campus.
Lincoln Southwest High School English/journalism teacher Brandi Benson has been selected as the 2018 Frieda Battey Distinguished Educator Award, presented by the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Benson will receive the honor May 11 at a luncheon in Nebraska’s Memorial Union.
Jessica Horan, a May Nebraska graduate in family and consumer sciences education, nominated her former yearbook teacher for the Battey Award and says she thinks about Benson every week.
While the official study abroad season in CEHS started over spring break, most of the college programs are departing this week and next. Here’s a summary of where CEHS faculty and staff are taking our students this year!
Students from the College of Education and Human Sciences represented the college in outstanding fashion at the 2018 UNL Spring Research Fair April 10 and 11 at the Nebraska Union. The annual event featured more than 250 undergraduate research posters, six undergraduate creative exhibits and more than 150 graduate research posters. More than 400 students participated over the course of the two-day fair.
“India Through Beginner’s Eyes: New Textiles by Michael James,” a solo exhibition of work by the department chair of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) opens May 4 in Omaha.