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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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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22 Jan 2013    

Gurumurthy will present the next NGN Seminar Series Talk, January 23rd at Noon, Nebraska East Union

Channabasavaiah Gurumurthy, UNMC Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Anatomy, will present the next NGN Seminar Series Talk, January 23rd at Noon, Nebraska East Union in the Sunflower Room (Brown Bag Lunch with Beverages and Dessert Provided).



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17 Jan 2013    

Grandin discusses Asperger's Syndrome in front of large audience

Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University, led a very different interactive presentation Jan. 15. Grandin has Asperger’s Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism, and her audience was preservice teachers and parents of children with Asperger’s. Grandin’s remarkable story has been told in a movie bearing her name.



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