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29 Nov 2011    

Student scholar's final day in Hong Kong spent exploring the beautiful city. Read their blog!

Each day Shari DeVeney, Brittany Gundel, Amanda Witte, and Kadie Dooley will update their blog with photos and stories that describe their opportunity to explore Hong Kong.

Their blog may be found at cehsinhongkong.wordpress.com Please return each day to learn what our Hong Kong scholars are learning.

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18 Nov 2011    

Staff Council asks for your help in supporting two worthy charities this holiday season

Staff Council asks your help in supporting two worthy charities this holiday season: Fresh Start Home and The Barnabus Project. Donation boxes are set up in each CEHS building for your convenience.

Fresh Start
http://www.freshstarthome.org/

The mission of Fresh Start Home is to ensure the provision of services to women who experience barriers in their lives and to assist restoration of these women to the community.

For women living at the homeless shelter, the following items are in high demand:

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18 Nov 2011    

Su to present special Nutrigenomics Seminar, November 28, 11:30 a.m.

Qiaozhu Su from the University of Toronto, Canada, a faculty candidate in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, will present a seminar entitled "Mitochondrial stress and ER stress in nutrient-surplus induced hepatic insulin resistance" at 11:30 a.m.

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18 Nov 2011    

Cahoon to present Nutrigenomics Seminar Series, November 30

On November 30, at noon in the East Union, the Nebraska Gateway for Nutrigenomics Seminar Series will continue with a presentation entitled “Unraveling Vitamin E Biosynthesis for Enhanced Antioxidant Content of Crop Plants” given by Edgar Cahoon, professor with the UNL Plant Science Initiative and the Department of Biochemistry.  His research focuses on basic and applied research on plant lipid metabolism.

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17 Nov 2011    

CEHS-based rural research center finds evidence supporting Getting Ready intervention

The National Center for Research on Rural Education, housed in CEHS, recently studied a relationship-focused intervention on the parent-infant relationship in rural Early Head Start.

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17 Nov 2011    

CYFS postdoc, Ryoo, earns UNL 2011 Outstanding Postdoc Award

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently presented the 2011 Outstanding Postdoc Award to Ji Hoon Ryoo, a postdoctoral research associate with the CYFS-housed National Center for Research on Rural Education (R2Ed).

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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.

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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.

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