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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14 Feb 2013    

'Posing with Patchwork' offers context to quilts in photos

Historic photographs do more than capture a moment in time. They tell a story. "Posing with Patchwork: Quilts in Photographs, 1855-1955," a new exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will explore the larger, human story conveyed in historic photographs of quilts.



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14 Feb 2013    

Bischoff named chair of CYAF

Richard Bischoff has been a faculty member at UNL since 1998. He moved to Nebraska from San Diego, California where he taught at the University of San Diego and worked as a Marriage and Family Therapist in a primary care medical clinic. It was there that he developed an interest and expertise in collaborative healthcare and Medical Family Therapy. At Nebraska, Bischoff has been able to apply collaborative care principles to work in rural medical settings and to do this through the innovative use of videoconferencing as a primary treatment delivery medium.



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11 Feb 2013    

CYFS features Pianta presentation Feb. 26

The University of Virginia’s Robert Pianta, a nationally recognized scholar in early childhood and K-12 education, will address research on the improvement of teacher-child interactions in the classroom during a Feb. 26 visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.



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04 Feb 2013    

Staff Council sponsors brown bag lunch on India, Feb. 19

Staff Council invites staff, faculty, and students to a presentation on India by Dipra Jha, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences.

The presentation will be Feb. 19, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Ruth Leverton Hall, room 304.

 



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01 Feb 2013    

Samuelson earns Staff Council Staff Star Award

Staff Council congratulates Rosanne Samuelson who is the most recent recipient of the Staff Star Award. Samuelson is an Administrative Support Associate in the Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design Department

Samuelson’s nominator said this about her:



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01 Feb 2013    

Lee to present next NGN talk Feb. 6, 12:00 p.m.

Jaekwon Lee, UNL Department of Biochemistry, will present the next NGN Seminar Series Talk, February 6 at 12:00 p.m., Nebraska East Union Sunflower Room. A brown bag lunch with beverages and desert will be provided.
 
Lee's talk is entitled, “Cellular Responses to Copper Limitation: Are They Beneficial for Health?” at noon on Wednesday, February 6th at the Nebraska East Union in the Sunflower Room.
 



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31 Jan 2013    

University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Professors to give talk Feb. 8

The TLTE Graduate Student Association cordially invites you to a talk and student-led panel discussion given by Olga Elwes Aguilar and Victoria Guadamillas Gomez, professors at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. The talk is scheduled for Friday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m. in TEAC 139.



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24 Jan 2013    

Printed Impresssions: Source and Speculation: An exhibit at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery

The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery presents a new exhibit, Printed Impressions: Source and Speculation. The exhibit will be open January 28 to March 1.

Printed garments from the historic costume collection inspired students in textile design courses to create repeat designs using digital and hand screen printing.

This exhibition was developed in cooperation with Barbara Trout, curator of the historic costume collection, Michael Burton, who worked with students from an advanced design class, and Wendy Weiss who worked with textile students.



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24 Jan 2013    

Valentine talks Project Runway via Skype

CEHS' own Amanda Valentine was interviewed recently about her experiences on the hit Lifetime show, Project Runway. Amanda is a graduate of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design program.

Valentine, who lives and works in Nashville, was interviewed using Skype. She answered questions about what it was like to participate on the show, and about her memories of Lincoln and UNL.

You can view the two minute video online.



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