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17 Feb 2012    

Greg Welch next speaker in Research Methodology Series, Feb. 24

There are many approaches and techniques available in an evaluator’s tool box. The Utilization Focused Evaluation (UFE) focuses on the utility of the evaluation. The goal of this approach is commonly phrased as “intended use by intended users,” meaning that the focus becomes to involve all stakeholders in the evaluation process. This presentation will discuss the basic premises behind the UFE approach, along with the role of UFE in different types of evaluations and across evaluation settings.

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17 Feb 2012    

Guy Trainin 2012 recipient of Donald R. Swanson award

CEHS is proud to announce Guy Trainin as winner of the 2012 Donald R. Swanson award. Funded by a generous gift from Donald R. Swanson, this award honors exemplary teaching in the College of Education & Human Sciences and carries a $12,500 cash gift for the recipient.

Trainin's work focuses on translational research and teaching in literacy education. Trainin sees translational research as a means to connect theory and experiments with classroom applications in rigorous and transparent ways, exploring the causal chain in applied settings.

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17 Feb 2012    

Hallen-Adams next presenter in NGN Seminar Series, Feb. 22

Heather Hallen-Adams will present "Fungi, Nutrition and Gut Health" February 22, 12:00 p.m. in the Nebraska East Union Garden Room. Her presentation is part of the Nebraska Gateway for Nutrigenomics Seminar Series

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17 Feb 2012    

CEHS faculty and staff honored for contributions to students


The following CEHS faculty and staff were honored by the UNL Parents Association and the UNL Teaching Council for their contributions to students:

CYAF
    Rochelle Dalla

Dean's Office
    Debra Mullen

EDAD
    Jody Isernhagen

NHS
    Candace Kohnke
    Joyce McMeen
    Jeff Rudy
    Linda Young

SECD
    Cynthia Cress
    Charles Healey

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14 Feb 2012    

Adams and co-authors receive 2012 Journal of Research in Science Teaching Award

Julie A. Luft, formerly Arizona State University and now University of Georgia, Jonah B. Firestone, Arizona State University, Sissy S. Wong, University of Houston, Ira Ortega, University of Alaska Anchorage, Krista Adams, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and EunJin Bang, Iowa State University, Awarded High Honor by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching.

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Artwork by Michael James

07 Feb 2012    

Michael James lecture February 15: "Mutual Admiration: Collectors and Artists"

Michael James, internationally renowned studio quilter and chair of UNL's Department of Textiles, Clothing and Design will speak about collectors and their relationships and value to the artists whose works they collect. In the quilt world, a real collector is rare, but those collectors are nonetheless important despite their limited impact on artists.

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07 Feb 2012    

Taylor, expert on "greener" environments for children, to speak Feb. 21

Andrea Faber Taylor is internationally recognized as an expert on the benefits of "greener"environments for children. She is a researcher with the Landscape and Human Health Laboratory and an instructor in horticulture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her PhD is from the University of Illinois.

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06 Feb 2012    

Staff Council Valentine's Day Brown Bagger: Italia: La vita, la lingua, e l'amore

Theresa Catalano share a very personal view of life in Italy. Catalano, who lived in Italy with her family, will describe daily Italian life, customs, and traditions. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn some basic conversational Italian. Also, in keeping with Valentine’s Day, Catalano will end with a discussion of the Italian culture of love.

The brown bag presentation will be held February 14, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Mabel Lee 242.

 

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23 Jan 2012    

Gov. Heineman proclaims Jan. 23-28 "Lifelong Learning Week"

Gov. Dave Heineman has proclaimed Jan. 23-28 “Lifelong Learning Week” in observance of the 20th anniversary of lifelong learning at UNL.

“Lifelong Learning Week” is a part of a national movement created by Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes located on university and college campuses throughout the U.S.

The proclamation acknowledges the importance of lifelong learning, which “provides stimulating, congenial, and varied educational opportunities designed specifically for lifelong learners.”

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23 Jan 2012    

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco presentation Feb. 6, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00p.m.

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco will offer a lecture titled "Rethinking Immigration & Education in the Age of Global Vertigo" February 6, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Union Ballroom, UNL City Union.

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