News

22 Aug 2011    

Call for Proposals: Hong Kong travel award

Overview: Funding will be awarded through a College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) International Seed Grant to present a research paper at the Student Research Conference at the University of Hong Kong, to experience Chinese culture, and to share the experience with the CEHS community.

Who is Eligible: CEHS graduate students who are first authors on a research proposal.

Award: Round trip airfare from Nebraska to Hong Kong, round trip transportation between airport and hotel, six nights lodging (double occupancy), and two meals per day while in Hong Kong.

View Call for Proposals: Hong Kong travel award Article

12 Aug 2011    

OLLI open house is Aug. 14, 2011

The UNL Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is hosting an open house, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 14 at the Nebraska Champions Club. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is also free.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNL is one of 120 such institutes across the United States. Partnering with the College of Education and Human Sciences, OLLI UNL promotes lifelong learning for adults 50 years and older.

The open house kicks off OLLI UNL's new season of classes. The event also includes a 2:30 p.m. performance by musician Chris Sayre.

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29 Jul 2011    

Kostelnik chairs search for Buffett Early Childhood Institute director

Three UNL faculty are part of a 12-member search committee to select the inaugural executive director of the University of Nebraska's Buffett Early Childhood Institute.

The search committee, named by NU President James B. Milliken, is chaired by Marjorie Kostelnik, dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL. Other committee members from UNL include Helen Raikes and Susan Sheridan, both from CEHS.

View Kostelnik chairs search for Buffett Early Childhood Institute director Article

19 Jul 2011    

Baurain, TLTE, receives Presidential Graduate Fellowship

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the eight recipients of 2011-12 Presidential Graduate Fellowships. These prestigious fellowships honor NU graduate students on the basis of high scholastic performance, personal accomplishment and innovative research.

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06 Jul 2011    

Fish! Philosophy, presented by Sandra Stockall

The College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council, along with the Arts and Sciences Staff Council, present the Fish! Philosophy, presented by Sandra Stockall.

The philosophy, based on Seattle's Pike Place Fish Market, comprises four components:

  1. have fun
  2. make their day
  3. be there
  4. choose your attitude

Learn practical skills that can create change in your own attitude.

View Fish! Philosophy, presented by Sandra Stockall Article

30 Jun 2011    

Golf tournament defrays costs for underrepresented students

On Friday July 8, CEHS will host a golf tournament at the Tiburon Golf Course near Gretna to raise dollars for scholarships for underrepresented students in CEHS programs. Last year more than 150 people came together for the event, organized by Don Benning, with help from Cindy DeRyke.

This year again, it will be a wonderful day for great cause. If you would like further information, contact Cindy in the Educational Administration Department Office. Tom Osborne will be the featured host this year.

Cindy DeRyke
402-472-3726

View Golf tournament defrays costs for underrepresented students Article

30 Jun 2011    

Drawn: an exhibition by Beili Liu

"Beili Liu's time and process based installations look at transience, fragility and time lapse. She embraces a broad range of mediums in her work: from everyday materials such as salt, water, needle, and thread, to digitally processed images, video, and sound." Beili Liu

Liu is a Chinese American artist born in Jilin, China, and now lives and works in Austin, Texas. She is currently an assistant professor of art at the University of Texas at Austin.

View Drawn: an exhibition by Beili Liu Article

27 Jun 2011    

CEHS counting down to Big Ten entry

CEHS is eagerly anticipating UNL’s entry into the Big Ten on July 1, 2011.  After a thorough review of the Big Ten institutions, we have noted that the following 10 CEHS centers and institutes are unique among the Big Ten:

View CEHS counting down to Big Ten entry Article

27 Jun 2011    

Study shows diets of low-income families often fall short in nutrition

More than seven in 10 low-income families in a new UNL study struggled to reach adequate levels of nutrition in their diet, researchers said.

When asked to recall food choices from the previous day, only 28 percent of participating parents and caregivers reported meals with adequate amounts of nutrients like vitamins A and C, protein, calcium and iron, according to the study.

View Study shows diets of low-income families often fall short in nutrition Article

10 Jun 2011    

Weiss, Vigna honored with Mayors Arts Award

Wendy Weiss, Diane Vigna, and a team of planners and organizers have been honored with the Lincoln Arts Council's Mayors Arts Award for Visual Arts Event of the Year. The TCD faculty and their team worked more than a year to bring off "Textiles and Settlement: From Plains Space to Cyber Space," a conference sponsored by the Textile Society of America.

View Weiss, Vigna honored with Mayors Arts Award Article

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