Anna Kuhlman stands in front of a 1930 Duesenberg Model J wearing pink 1930's style gown.

13 Jun 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

Screen to store: Husker research shows ’30s Nebraskans embraced film fashion

Details from Gone with the Wind's many dresses and other costumes of 1930s films — the prints, embellishments, fabrics and closures — entered the fashion zeitgeist, even in Nebraska, according to research from Husker scholar and alumna Anna Kuhlman.

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Professional headshot of Elizabeth Niehaus on red background.

09 Jun 2022    

Niehaus named UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement senior fellow

Elizabeth Niehaus, an associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education and Human Sciences, has been named a Senior Fellow of the University of California’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement.

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A combine dispenses grain into a feed truck during a nighttime harvest.

09 Jun 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Study: Sleep deficits add up during busy seasons for farmers, ranchers

Because sleep deprivation among agricultural workers can become dangerous, Nebraska researchers recently gathered data from Midwestern farmers and ranchers to help find ways to improve sleep and reduce the risk of accident and injury.

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Black and white image depicting five different scans of a brain.

06 Jun 2022    By Leslie Reed - University Communication

Nebraska study shows brain structure altered by childhood physical abuse

Long after bruises fade and broken bones heal, the effects of childhood physical abuse linger in the brain, according to new research by scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Heather Striebel stands in the middle of four dresses hanging on mannequins.

31 May 2022    By Haley Apel

Doctoral student helps stitch together historically significant film

Doctoral student Heather Striebel served as the lead costume designer for The Bell Affair and led the creation of all of the women's costumes for the animated film focused on one of the many freedom suits that highlighted America's struggle over slavery.

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Researcher Mackenzie Savaiano stands in an office in front of visual impairment tools.

27 May 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Interdisciplinary program takes long-range view of visual impairment instruction

Nebraska researchers are leading a five-year pilot project to recruit and train new teachers of students with visual impairments.

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An animated still image of four characters from The Bell Affair.

27 May 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

‘Bell Affair’ making its premiere in D.C. June 2

The new animated film from Husker scholars Michael Burton, Kwakiutl Dreher and William G. Thomas will have its world premiere in front of a sold-out audience at Publick Playhouse, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, part of the greater Washington, D.C., area.

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Professional headshot of Rachel Hruza on red background.

26 May 2022    

Lincoln teacher wins 2022 Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award

Rachel Hruza, teacher and chair of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department at Lincoln North Star High School, has been selected to receive the Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award presented by the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Two adults and two children sit in an outdoor setting and smile at each other.

23 May 2022    By Dana Ludvik, CYFS

Nebraska Extension early childhood team develops quality child care guide

Nebraska Extension’s Early Childhood Interest group has published a new resource to help parents with children birth to age 12 in their search for quality child care — an often daunting task.

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One student dressed in a student, points to his research poster during a well-attended research fair.

23 May 2022    

17 CEHS undergrads receive stipends for summer research projects

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has awarded stipends to 17 undergraduate students from the College of Education and Human Sciences to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer.

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