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30 Oct 2018    

CEHS Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Research in Global Health and Development

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced today that it is a winner of a Grand Challenges Explorations grant—an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Janos Zempleni, Willa Cather Professor of Molecular Nutrition and director of the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Milk Exosomes and RNA for Optimal Growth and Immune Function.”

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26 Oct 2018    By Tiffany Lee | Research and Economic Development

Trainin and Nugent join Husker team to strengthen Nebraska’s K-8 computer science curriculum

Everyone’s heard of “three R’s” of education: reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic.

The phrase was coined in the 19th century to describe the subjects foundational to public schooling, and many still consider them the mainstays of education. But University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher Leen-Kiat Sohsays it’s time to add another discipline to the list: computer science.

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23 Oct 2018    By Brad Stauffer

Chancellor featured at Oct. 26 College Meeting

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green will be the featured guest from 1-3 p.m., Oct. 26 for the College of Education and Human Sciences College Meeting in the Prairie Suite of the East Campus Union. All CEHS faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the open conversation and to bring questions, insights and suggestions. 

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23 Oct 2018    

German Week highlights immigration issues

A grant from the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. is helping the College of Education and Human Sciences shine a light on German immigration issues Oct. 22-26. German Week events are free and open to the public. The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) is hosting the week. Ali Moeller, TLTE professor, and Jim Benes, CEHS global exchange coordinator, have planned and organized the activities.

Events are planned each day that feature how Germany is integrating immigrants. A listing of events is below and also on the CEHS Calendar of Events. 

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27 Sep 2018    

History and practice of Pichvais paintings explored in Talwar lecture Oct. 14

The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will host a lecture on October 14 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 11 of the Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus titled “Making the Desert Bloom: Painted Textiles for a Krishna Temple” by Kay Talwar. The lecture is free and open to all and will be followed by a reception in the gallery on the building’s second level.

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Madhuvanti Ghose

04 Sep 2018    

Krishna art and culture explored in Ghose lecture Sept. 13

The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will host a lecture titled “The Artists of Nathdwara: Traditions and Contexts” by Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, at 5 p.m., Sept. 13 in Room 11 of the Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's East Campus. The lecture is free and open to all and will be followed by a reception in the gallery on the building's second level.

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Linda Boeckner

15 Aug 2018    

Boeckner retires from distinguished nutrition career

Friends and colleagues are invited to a reception celebrating the retirement of Linda Boeckner, professor and human sciences program leader in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS) and Nebraska Extension. The reception is scheduled for 4 p.m., Aug. 27 in the East Campus Union, Arbor Suites.

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Cow festival

14 Aug 2018    

Indian Pichvai painting featured in latest Hillestad Gallery exhibit

“Pigment on Cloth: Tradition, Family and the Art of Indian Pichvai Painting” is on exhibit in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery through November 16 in the Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus.

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Dipra Jha

08 Aug 2018    

Jha receives hospitality teaching award

In recognition of his contributions to hospitality education, Dipra Jha, associate professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has received the John Wiley & Sons Innovation in Teaching Award from the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).

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Connor Bohlken

13 Jul 2018    By Brad Stauffer

Eventful summer prepares August graduate for teaching success

TLTE graduate student Connor Bohlken was selected for the prestigious Knowles Teaching Fellows Program. The five-year fellowship is designed to assist and sustain new teachers in math and science with leadership development, practitioner inquiry and community-building.

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