23 Apr 2012    

NHS students, Miller and Hitchler, named 2012 student athletes of the year

A pair of NCAA All-America track and field athletes and team captains were named Nebraska's 2012 Student-Athletes of the Year Sunday night at the school's 22nd annual Student-Athlete Recognition Banquet before 650 attendees at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.



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19 Apr 2012    

Zempleni receives 2012 Outstanding Investigator Award from American Society of Nutrition

Janos Zempleni, professor nutrition and health sciences and director of the Nebraska Gateway for Nutrigenomics, received the 2012 Outstanding Investigator Award from the American Society of Nutrition. 

Zempleni was recognized for his contributions to nutrition research and the mission of the ASN's Nutrient-Gene Interactions Research Interest Section. The ASN is the nation's premier professional organization for investigators conducting clinical and basic nutrition research and has about 3,000 members.



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18 Apr 2012    

England, SECD, receives CEHS Staff Star award

Jill England, SECD, was honored April 17 with the CEHS Staff Star award. Jill is the graduate student secretary for the department.



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17 Apr 2012    

CYFS Hosting Early Childhood Summit April 25

CYFS Hosting Early Childhood Summit April 25 

The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools and the Buffett Early Childhood Institute will host the 2012 CYFS Summit on Research in Early Childhood April 25 in Lincoln. 



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17 Apr 2012    

Secondary math student earns Fulbright, will teach in Czech Republic

Fulbright scholarship winner Mallory Slama will spend summer finishing school at UNL and, after graduation in August, will move to the Czech Republic to teach English for a year. Slama is the fifth UNL student to earn a Fulbright award this spring. Her undergraduate degree will be in secondary math education and mathematics with a minor in Czech. Besides English, she also hopes to get involved with the math department where she is teaching.



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11 Apr 2012    

King, CYAF, receives prestigious Frolik award

Lisa King, staff member in Child, Youth and Family Studies, received the Rose Frolik Award on April 10 at the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association luncheon. 

This award is given once a year in honor of Rose Frolik, founder of UNOPA, to a staff member who demonstrates qualities exemplified by Frolik. Frolik was an enthusiastic, energetic person who faced life's challenges with grace and felt that how you do your work is as important the work tasks themselves. 



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Runway show artwork

11 Apr 2012    

7th TCD Biennial Student Runway Show, April 20: The Power of Fashion

NEW this year! Limited premium runway-side sponsor tickets include a pre-runway show cocktail reception and dinner hosted by CEHS alumnus “celebrity chef” and chocolatier Christopher Elbow of Kansas City and “celebrity fashion designer” Laura McGrew of TOMBOY, Inc., Kansas City.

The reception and dinner starts at 5:50 p.m. in the Regency Suite of the Nebraska Union. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. in the Centennial Ballroom. Students from the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management program will put their skills to work for both the reception and dinner.



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04 Apr 2012    

Pi Lambda Theta, education honor society, sponsors learning event about graduate April 19

Pi Lambda Theta, education honor society will sponsor an opportunity to learn about graduate study, April 19, 6 p.m. in the Nebraska Union. 

This event is directed toward teachers and other educators for whom graduate studies is a regular part of professional growth and advancement. The event will also be of interest to undergraduate students who will have the opportunity to learn more about graduate study opportunities and engage in dialogue about graduate studies.



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04 Apr 2012    

Hillestad Textiles Gallery exhibition April 9 through April 27

Wendy Weiss, director of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery and exhibition curator, announces the First Friday opening of an exhibition titled Imperfect Pattern/Relative Embellishment, which features work by three Nebraska women artists. Pattern resonates across each artist's work with quilted fabric, embroidery, beads, structure and native materials. Artists Rebecca Williams, Phyllis Moore, and Susan Bertino explore family history and personal environment using textile materials in unconventional ways. The show runs until April 27, 2012.



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