15 Jan 2020    

Building name change reflects contemporary times

The Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus has been renamed the Human Sciences Building.

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18 Dec 2019    By Haley Apel | CEHS

As graduation nears, Joseph reflects on her journey

Christina Joseph is well on her way to a career in public health, graduating this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in education and health sciences with a community health and wellness option from the College of Education and Human Sciences.

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Children Nutrition

18 Dec 2019    By Tiffany Lee | Research and Economic Development

Boosting children’s nutrition during the holidays

‘Tis the season for cookies, candy and sweets–but it’s also possible for families to celebrate the holidays healthfully by incorporating fruits and vegetables.

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Individuals from the Academy for Child and Family Well Being, and KVC Nebraska discuss their collaboration for the Fostering Educational Success project during a planning meeting.

09 Dec 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Nebraska researchers earn $3.99M grant to improve school engagement for students transitioning from foster care

Researchers at the Academy for Child and Family Well Being are using a nearly $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop an intervention aimed at improving educational success for middle and high school students leaving foster care for permanent home placements.

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26 Nov 2019    

TMFD Professor and Chair Michael James to Retire

A retirement reception for Michael James, chair of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design, will take place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 16 in the department office, located on the second floor of the Human Sciences (formerly Home Economics) Building on East Campus. The reception is free and open to the public. Informal remarks are scheduled for 3:15 p.m.

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25 Nov 2019    

Samuelson honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Rosanne Samuelson, administrative support associate in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, has been named the recipient of the Oct. 2019 Staff Star Award by the CEHS Staff Council.

Samuelson, a longtime TMFD staff member, coordinates logistical aspects of projects so that they are efficiently and effectively realized.

“Rosanne is consistently forward-thinking and alert to department needs as they develop,” said her nominator. “She outlines a plan, assigns task if appropriate, and follows through to completion.”

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20 Nov 2019    

HRTM partners with Nebraska Tourism Commission for new course offering

The Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism management program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is partnering with the Nebraska Tourism Commission to offer a contemporaneous, Nebraska-centric tourism course. Taught by associate professor of practice, Dipra Jha, advanced tourism is a 400/800 dual-level course, offered online and is scaled from the introduction to tourism course already offered by the program.

 

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Dr. Sherri Jones teaches students in Nebraska's Doctor of Audiology program.

18 Nov 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Sherri Jones receives highest American Speech-Language-Hearing Association honor

Sherri Jones, Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences, is one of eight individuals being recognized in 2019 with Honors of the Association from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

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06 Nov 2019    

Jha delivers YouTube Live presentation on Nebraska’s place branding

Dipra Jha, Associate Professor of Practice in Hospitality, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, recently delivered a YouTube Live presentation as part of “Tourism Empowers” multi-disciplinary forum organized by the University of Aveiro in Portugal. The event on October 25th was aimed at fostering a dialogue among academicians, researchers, students and the general public to determine better techniques in empowering people and transforming destinations sustainably using a collaborative approach.

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31 Oct 2019    

UNL Teacher Scholars learn wellbeing strategies for long-term teaching success

Jen McNally, mental health coordinator and psychotherapist based out of ESU 5, presented to the UNL community hosted by the Teacher Scholars Academy about her work surrounding mental wellbeing as it relates to educational institutions. McNally travels the state of Nebraska working with administrators and teachers to develop self-care strategies in order to decrease early exists from the profession of teaching. Additionally, McNally focuses on the importance of changing cultures within schools to address teachers’ mental wellbeing.

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