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15 Jul 2022    By Leslie Reed - University Communication

Husker program empowers Rapid City youth to stop sexual violence

The Youth Voices in Prevention — Youth VIP — program, developed under the leadership of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln educational psychologist affiliated with the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools, serves both Native and non-Indigenous middle and high school students in the Rapid City School District. American Indian persons, particularly the Lakota people, comprise about 20% of Rapid City’s population.

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14 Jul 2022    

RISE Project aims to improve integrated STEM instruction in elementary classrooms

A newly funded Noyce Track 4 research project, Research on Integrated STEM Self-efficacy (RISE) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, along with three other institutions, will explore links between teachers’ self-efficacy in teaching STEM, teacher preparation and development opportunities, teaching effectiveness, and teacher retention in high-needs school districts.

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13 Jul 2022    

2 CEHS faculty receive Layman Awards to boost research

Two faculty in the College of Education and Human Sciences have received awards to support their research in 2022-23 from the Office of Research and Economic Development through its Layman Awards Program.

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12 Jul 2022    By Patricia Saldana - OLLI at UNL

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to Host Ice Cream Social

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will kick-off the 2022-2023 academic year with “A Taste of OLLI” ice cream social, on Friday, August 12, 12:30-3:30 p.m., at the Nebraska East Union in Lincoln.

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30 Jun 2022    By Haley Apel

$1.6M federal award supports academic space at Scarlet Hotel

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to complete an academic facility offering real-world teaching within The Scarlet Hotel.

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23 Jun 2022    By Haley Apel

CEHS to Honor Gwendolyn Newkirk with Building Renaming

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Education and Human Sciences is honoring the legacy of longtime CEHS faculty member and administrator Gwendolyn Newkirk by renaming the Human Sciences Building on East Campus. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved the name change to the Gwendolyn A. Newkirk Human Sciences Building on June 23.

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21 Jun 2022    

1,017 Huskers named to Spring 2022 CEHS Deans' List

1,017 students in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln have been named to the Deans’ List for the Spring semester of the 2021-22 academic year.

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20 Jun 2022    

Matthew Bentz honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Matthew Bentz, senior computer support analyst in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council.

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MA in SAA students summer 2022 internships

16 Jun 2022    By Dijon DeLaPorte

Summer Internships Provide EDAD Students With Hands-on Experience

Graduate students in the Master of Arts (M.A.) in educational administration program with a specialization in student affairs administration (often called the "Student Affairs program" for short), are required to enroll in the EDAD 998: Student Affairs Internship course as part of the course sequence. This course provides students with hands-on experience that may or may not be similar to the work that they complete in their graduate assistantships. Some students complete internships close to Lincoln while others travel to different parts of the country.



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15 Jun 2022    By Haley Apel

Alumna Jean Lovrinic’s impact on hearing science spans decades

Jean Lovrinic spent over 50 years studying and teaching hearing science. The Nebraska-native is a world-renowned expert in her field. She’s also known for never resting on her strengths, rather she uses them to create innovative and engaging ways to learn for the next generation.

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