09 Mar 2013    

Wickard, CEHS senior, recieves Wasson Award

Angela Wickard, a senior hospitality, restaurant and tourism management major from Bridgeport, Neb. is one of four UNL students who received the William N. Wasson Student Leadership and Academic Award presented by the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association during the organization’s national conference March 4–7 in Las Vegas, Nev.



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09 Mar 2013    

CEHS Staff Council sponsors tech training

CEHS Staffers,

It's that time of year!  We will be holding the annual CEHS Staff Council Technology Workshops the week of Spring Break.  Each session is designed to help you grow professionally in your technology skills.  Please sign up for two workshops (one per session) set for Monday, March 18th.  The morning workshops will be followed by lunch sponsored by Dean Kostelnik. You can sign up by clicking on the link below



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08 Mar 2013    

Instructional Design Center moving

On March 25, the Instructional Design Center will re-open in Room 46 of Henzlik Hall. The new space is in the lower level on the north side of Henzlik.

The Center has been located in the former "gymnasium" space  (Henzlik 122) for many years. The Center will be closed for the move March 21-22. A new roof and other improvements are planned.



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05 Mar 2013    

Woven art of Indonesia: Makers, meaning, and significance

This exhibit is rich in textiles, images, and motifs directly related to the intersection of the millennium-old tradition of textile weaving and the impact of outside forces bringing change to this culture.

Open Indigo Sampling Studio with Jay Rich and Barbara Turner, Room 21, Human Sciences Building , April 5, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.  A mini-workshop introducing indigo dyeing techniques open to the public free of charge; call 507- 382-8306 for details.

 



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27 Feb 2013    

Snyder earns Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education

Inspired teaching has earned Lincoln Northeast High School reading teacher Kimberly Snyder the Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education.

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln presents the annual award to a teacher who exemplifies the character of Christa McAuliffe, an educator who died in the 1986 Challenger disaster. Snyder will be recognized at a banquet March 3 in Lincoln.



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20 Feb 2013    

CYAF-authored article named best of 2012

A peer-reviewed article authored by UNL researchers in the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools has been named the 2012 Article of the Year by the academic journal School Psychology Review.

Susan Sheridan, the lead author of the article and director of the center, accepted the award Feb. 14 at the NASP's 2013 Annual Convention in Seattle. The award is presented for an article's contributions to research and practice in school psychology, its interest to the journal's readership, and its overall impact on advancing the profession.



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20 Feb 2013    

Jean Detlefsen named 2013 Western Region Higher Education Art Educator

Jean Detlefsen, a lecturer in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, has been named the 2013 Western Region Higher Education Art Educator of the Year. The award will be presented during the National Art Education Association National Convention, March 7-10 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The award, which is determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the contributions, service and achievements of an outstanding NAEA member at the regional level.

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18 Feb 2013    

Donohue will present next NGN Seminar Series Talk Feb. 20

Terry Donohue, UNMC Department of Research and Internal Medicine
Omaha VAMC and UNMC, will present the next NGN Seminar Series Talk Feb. 20 at Noon, Nebraska East Union, Sunflower Room. A brown bag lunch with beverages and dessert will be provided.

Donohue will present his talk entitled, “Mechanisms of Ethanol-induced Steatosis.” Donohue has had a long-standing interest in catabolic systems and how they are affected by toxic compounds, such as ethanol.  

All interested faculty, postdocs, students, and staff are invited to attend this NGN seminar.



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14 Feb 2013    

Jing Xue selected as finalist for Nutritional Sciences Council Awards Competition

Jing Xue, a graduate student working with Janos Zempleni’s lab, has been named one of 12 finalists for the American Society for Nutrition’s Nutritional Sciences Council 2013 Graduate Student Research Awards Competition. Her abstract is entitled “Epigenetic Synergies between Methyl Donors and Biotin in Gene Repression are Mediated by Holocarboxylase Synthetase (HLCS).”



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