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22 Aug 2022    

Registration opens for 2022 – 23 Racial Literacy Roundtables

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to register for six Racial Literacy Roundtable events scheduled for the 2022 – 23 academic year.

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19 Aug 2022    

Kristin Malek receives global teaching award

Kristin Malek, assistant professor and event management extension specialist in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, has been honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award from the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.

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18 Aug 2022    

Jorgensen creates learning opportunity for retail merchandising students

Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen, an associate professor in textiles, merchandising & fashion design, has been researching a growing area of interest in retail merchandising – the diversity and equity of a sales space.

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08 Aug 2022    

CEHS student named Chancellor's Scholar

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will recognize one College of Education and Human Sciences student as a Chancellor’s Scholar during the combined graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony Aug. 13 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Chancellor’s Scholars are students who have maintained 4.0 grade-point averages on all collegiate work at Nebraska and elsewhere.

Laura Elisabeth Jensen from Lincoln is studying secondary English (7-12) and German. Her parents are Todd and Jana Jensen.

Congratulations Laura!



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03 Aug 2022    

Holly Hatton-Bowers receives Emerging Leadership Award

Holly Hatton-Bowers, assistant professor and early chilhood extension specialist in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was selected as a recipient of ZERO TO THREE’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Emerging Leadership Award in Research.

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26 Jul 2022    

UpStarts extension program aims to support entrepreneurship and social connectedness among youth in rural communities

Through UpStarts: From Classroom to Boardroom high school students to work in teams to generate solutions for real issues that local business owners, organizations, and communities are facing.

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26 Jul 2022    By Haley Apel

Fremont teacher earns 2022 Christa McAuliffe Prize

Mary Trehearn, an English teacher at Fremont High School in Fremont, Neb., is the recipient of the 2022 Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education.

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26 Jul 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Multi-institutional study explores how students approach course work once class ends

Nebraska researchers are leading a collaborative, multi-institutional project to explore undergraduate students’ strategies for completing out-of-class assignments — and what barriers they encounter.

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20 Jul 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Stan Vasa remembered as outstanding mentor, advocate and friend

Stan Vasa, professor emeritus in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, is remembered for his mentorship of faculty and students alike during a storied career in special education. Vasa died July 17, 2022.

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19 Jul 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Misperceptions may increase problem drinking, dating violence among LGBTQ+ youth

Katie Edwards, associate professor, CYFS and educational psychology, and director of the Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory, is working with Heather Littleton, associate professor and director of research operations at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at the University of Colorado–Colorado Springs, to develop an online initiative for LGBTQ+ youth ages 15 to 18 to prevent dating violence and alcohol use through positive identity development and important life skills.

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