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16 Nov 2011    

Fulbright panel discussion and luncheon, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

A CEHS Fulbright awardees panel discussion and luncheon will be held Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the East Campus Union.

Four CEHS faculty members will discuss their experiences in four different countries over the past four years:

• John Creswell, South Africa and Thailand
• Mike Epstein, Finland
• Del Harnisch, Georgia
• Wendy Weiss, India

Tips on how others might apply successfully for a Fulbright will also be provided.

View Fulbright panel discussion and luncheon, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Article

14 Nov 2011    

Chumney kicks off 2011-2012 research methodology series

The CEHS-housed Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools will commence its 2011-2012 Research Methodology Series with a presentation from CYFS Statistics and Measurement Consultant Frances Chumney.

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14 Nov 2011    

Special Nutrigenomics Seminar, November 16, 11:30 a.m.

Dr. Brandon Davies from the University of California, Los Angeles, a faculty candidate in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, will present a seminar entitled “The Critical Role of GPIHBP1 in Triglyceride Metabolism” at 11:30 on Wednesday, November 16, in the Nebraska East Union, Columbine Room.  Dr. Davies’ research explores the role of endothelial cells in triglyceride metabolism, with an emphasis on trans-endothelial transport and the mechanisms by which endothelial cell-specific gene expression is established and maintained in the microvasculature.

View Special Nutrigenomics Seminar, November 16, 11:30 a.m. Article

14 Nov 2011    

Bennur awarded 2011 Sara Douglas Fellowship

TCD's Dr. Shubha Bennur is the recipient of the 2011 Sara Douglas Fellowship given by the International Textile & Apparel Association. This fellowship is named in memory of Sara Douglas, professor at the University of Illinois. Dr. Douglas’ research and teaching interests dealt with international trade in textile and apparel. The fellowship is intended to support a project that will develop international linkages and collaborative cross-cultural research and/or teaching in textiles and apparel. Dr.

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08 Nov 2011    

Rasmussen 2011 CEHS Distinguished Alumnus

Jessie Kerry Rasmussen is the new president of the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, where she manages a $20 million annual portfolio for the purpose of promoting high quality birth to five experiences for children at risk in the United States. Her entire professional career has focused on improving outcomes for children, families and adults, especially vulnerable populations such as people with disabilities and families of low income.

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08 Nov 2011    

Nutrition and Health Sciences sponsors nutrigenomics talk Nov. 9

Henry Thompson, director of the Cancer Prevention Laboratory at Colorado State University, will discuss "Defining the Human Health Benefits of Dry Edible Beans" in a noon, Nov. 9 lecture in the East Union's Garden Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.

His current research investigates the human health benefits of staple food crops, primarily dry beans, potato, wheat and rice. He has played a lead role in defining the field of biomedical agriculture and in establishing the "Crops for Health" program at Colorado State.

View Nutrition and Health Sciences sponsors nutrigenomics talk Nov. 9 Article

08 Nov 2011    

CEHS Student Research Conference Nov. 12

November 12 marks the day of the annual CEHS Student Research Conference. CEHS undergraduate and graduate students will share their work with fellow students, educators, and community members. The conference's purpose is to give students an opportunity to showcase their work and engage peers and mentors in important issues related to education and the human sciences. Poster and paper presentations will be presented.

View CEHS Student Research Conference Nov. 12 Article

08 Nov 2011    

Staff Council invites you to tour of the Osborne Complex and Memorial Stadium November 16

Staff Council invites you to tour of the Osborne Complex and Memorial Stadium November 16 at 10 a.m.  The tour will last approximately one hour.

Please contact Mimi Mann, mmann1@unl.edu or 472-0410, to save your spot.

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03 Nov 2011    

TCD's Apparel Design Studio Renovation Completed

The summer-long renovation of the main TCD apparel design studio reached completion just as classes began on August 22 and TCD's fashion design majors have quickly made themselves comfortable in their new digs. Features include enlarged workstations, each outfitted with completely retractable sewing machine mounts, drop leaves, and fabric tube storage. The workstations, each accommodating two students, are several inches higher than the models they replace, providing improved ergonomic benefit.

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26 Oct 2011    

"Practical Ways to Deal with Bullying Inside and Outside the Classroom"

Saturday, November 5, Susan Swearer (CEHS) will discuss practical resources parents and teachers can use to address bullying, many from her book entitled "Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Realistic Strategies for schools." Additionally, RESPECT2, an educational organization located in Omaha, will use theater and role-playing activities to address issues of bullying and harassment. The workshop is provided in conjunction with the matinee and evening performance of Shape of a Girl at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

View "Practical Ways to Deal with Bullying Inside and Outside the Classroom" Article

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