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Ginger Starks Yoble

08 Sep 2017    

CEHS, TLTE grad earns national German teaching award

Ginger Starks Yoble, master's and Ph.D. graduate from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, has been named the 2017 K-8 Outstanding German Educator by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). The national award is given annually in recognition of innovative teaching, extraordinary talent and exceptional leadership in the German teaching profession.

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06 Sep 2017    

EDAD grad student honored by NASPA

Dallas Doane, a second-year student in the student affairs master’s degree cohort in the Department of Educational Administration, has been awarded the NASPA IV-West Rising Star award in the graduate student category for the state of Nebraska. Doane has served the College of Education and Human Sciences as a graduate assistant working with undergraduate recruitment and is currently working with the advising center. Doane also completed an internship in Nebraska’s First-Year Experience and Transition Program.

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06 Sep 2017    

New Buffett Institute study reveals struggles, strengths of child care providers

Low compensation, lack of health and retirement benefits, uneven professional preparation, and stress are among the everyday challenges confronted by the more than 1,600 participants in the "Nebraska Early Childhood Workforce Survey." Conducted by the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska, the survey is the largest, most comprehensive ever of the state’s early childhood workforce.

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05 Sep 2017    

Educator workshop addresses race in K-12 schools

Ali Michael, director of the Race Institute for K-12 Educators, will be the keynote speaker for a free workshop Oct. 28 in Henzlik Hall, hosted by the College of Education and Human Sciences. “Raising Race Questions in Schools: Toward Wholeness of Self and Community” is open to all UNL students, faculty and staff. K-12 educators across Nebraska are also encouraged to attend. Register at http://go.unl.edu/rrqs.

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L-R Hank Bounds, Sam Meisels, Andy Holland.

25 Aug 2017    By Buffett Early Childhood Institute

Meisels named Holland Presidential Chair in Early Childhood Development

A gift from the Holland Foundation to the University of Nebraska honors Richard “Dick” Holland’s legacy and strengthens the Buffett Early Childhood Institute’s efforts to deepen public understanding and awareness about the importance of the earliest years of life.

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25 Aug 2017    

Buros/ETS Lecture Series continues Monday, Aug. 28

On Monday, August 28, 2017, the Buros/ETS Lecture series presents: “(How) Can Educational Assessment Help Address Big Educational Challenges?” with Dr. Joanna Gorin, ETS vice president for research, at 2:15-3:15 p.m. in Teachers College Room 112. Reception to follow in the Buros Library.

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(L-R) Rebecca Luhrs Baskerville, Dipra Jha and Marnie Nelson

23 Aug 2017    

Jha honored by Education Abroad

For planning and co-leading programs to Oman, the United Arab Emirates and India, Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management faculty member Dipra Jha received a Smooth Sailing Award from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln education abroad office. This is the second time Jha was recognized with the award for his contributions to international education at Nebraska. Jha is a member of CEHS International Advisory Council, and is the first UNL faculty to complete the four-part education abroad leader certification series.

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CEHS Staff Council President Nancy McConkey presents Brian Wilson with the August Staff Star Award.

21 Aug 2017    

Wilson is August Staff Star Award recipient

Brian Wilson, instructional design tech specialist, has been selected for the August Staff Star Award. Wilson hosts frequent brown bag sessions for faculty members to maximize student learning in online classes. He has also presented at online education conferences. Wilson’s work with colleagues in CEHS and across campus resulted in an online student success center for online graduate students in the Department of Educational Administration (EDAD).

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Professor Ken Kiewra and doctoral students Linlin Luo and Abe Flanigan

18 Aug 2017    By Brad Stauffer

International seed grant sprouts research and cultural exchange

Educational Psychology professor Ken Kiewra and doctoral students Linlin Luo and Abe Flanigan shared their research internationally this summer thanks to a CEHS international seed grant and additional financial support from the Department of Educational Psychology. Traveling to Freiburg, Germany, the trio made six research presentations at the University of Freiburg, participated in classes and planned research with world-renowned educational psychologist Alexander Renkl and two of his doctoral students.

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Weiwen Chai, assistant professor, Nutrition and Health Sciences.

18 Aug 2017    By Scott Schrage | University Communication

Study: Obesity may outweigh meat consumption as driver of inflammation

Red and processed meat – considered prime suspects in disease-related inflammation – might actually be aiding and abetting another culprit, says a recent study led by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher.

The investigation turned up incriminating evidence against body fat, which statistical analyses suggest could account for much of the correlation between meat consumption and an inflammatory protein linked with higher risk of certain cancers.

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