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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.

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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.

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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.

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26 Oct 2011    

Vandeyar will present keynote speech November 3

Saloshna Vandeyar will present the keynote speech for the Student Research Conference on November 3 at 6:00pm in 105 Teachers College Hall. Her current scholarship focuses on implications of teacher and student identities in constructing classrooms inclusive of racial, linguistic, and ethnic identity

Vandeyar's presentation precedes the student conference, which is November 12.

All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. Contact Ted Hamann (TLTE) if you have questions.

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11 Oct 2011    

Staff Council brown bag: My big fat greekinese experience

Lisa King will speak about her recent CEHS sponsored trip to China. While in China, she had opportunities to engage Chinese culture, and she will share what she has learned. King was part of a faculty and staff group that that is working on a collaborative International Family Sciences Masters Specialization between Nebraska and five other countries.

King will also discuss a mini-course she took this summer on Greek culture.  The course was available at UNL and taught by a faculty member also involved in the International Masters Specialization.

 

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09 Oct 2011    

Green uses Hollywood technology to aid the speech impaired

Jordan Green is featured in a new Husker Vision video, which appears on YouTube.

Green uses Hollywood motion capture technology to help people with speech impairments. His research will help make clinical decisions for patients with ALS, a disease of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Green is a University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of special education and communication disorders.

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