Jillian Harpster smiles for a photo on the walkway above the living room in Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall

12 Mar 2024    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Project provides Huskers with hands-on teaching experience in diverse classrooms

A current project is helping middle school educators broaden their practical experiences while providing middle school students opportunities to interact with students from the University of Nebraska.

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pillars at East Campus with red overlay as background; Kinna Arp headshot in center

11 Mar 2024    

Meet a Husker: Kinna Arp

Meet Kinna Arp, a graduate student from Lincoln, Nebraska, who is pursuing a master's in nutrition and health sciences with a graduate certificate in business analytics.

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Lillias McKillip is joined at the signing day at Lincoln Southeast High School by her sister Bea, parents Austin and Jessica, Southeast Principal Tanner Penrod, Gov. Jim Pillen, University of Nebraska Interim President Chris Kabourek, and Regent Tim Clare of Lincoln

08 Mar 2024    By Melissa Lee, University of Nebraska System

Presidential Scholars recruit signs to attend CEHS

Team Nebraska has landed its second 5-star academic recruit with a commitment today from Lincoln Southeast High School senior Lillias McKillip to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this fall.

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photo of Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall with red overlay in background, image of cover of "Global Perspectives on Adolescents and their Families" in center

08 Mar 2024    

New book explores global perspectives on the adolescent experience

A new book volume edited by a team of faculty from the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, along with one person from Mexico, brings together leading scholars from around the world to discuss the contemporary realities of adolescents.

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view of Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall lit up at night

07 Mar 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Symposium discussing health disparities in Nebraska is March 18

An interdisciplinary team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty who received a Grand Challenges planning grant aiming to improve health disparities in underserved populations is hosting its first symposium March 18 at Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall.

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Lydia Teegerstrom places headphones on a client in a sound booth at the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic

05 Mar 2024    

From patient to provider: Husker student uses personal experience to prepare for audiology career

Lydia Teegerstrom doesn’t remember having her cochlear implants activated. She was implanted on her right side at 14 months and on her left at five years old. But she knows having them has changed her life. Now she’s using her experience to prepare to help others like her.

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Allie Gard smiles for a portrait photo in her gymnastics leotard

04 Mar 2024    

Meet a Husker: Allie Gard

Meet Allie Gard, a sophomore from Round Rock, Texas, majoring in nutrition, exercise and health science with a minor in coaching. Allie is also a member of the Husker women's gymnastics team.

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Devin Shaughnessy, an elementary and special education major, helps Max Petersen build words during a tutoring session at the Schmoker Reading Center

01 Mar 2024    By Kelcey Buck

‘Hidden gem’ Schmoker Reading Center helps children overcome reading difficulties

For more than 15 years, the Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center has helped children in the community who are struggling with reading through one-on-one tutoring provided by Husker undergraduate and graduate students under the direction of University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty and certified teachers.

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28 Feb 2024    By Kelcey Buck

New short film, ‘The Diary of Michael Shiner,’ to premiere at Omaha Film Festival Feb. 29

Michael Shiner was an enslaved man who labored at the Washington, D.C., Naval Yard. He wrote one of the only diaries of an enslaved person known to exist. Based on his writings that span 56 years and cover politics, family and natural phenomenon, a new short film by a team of Husker scholars depicts the day he saved his wife from the notorious slave traders, Franklin and Armfield.

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Hope Belcastro sits smiling in a wooden stairway

26 Feb 2024    

Meet a Husker: Hope Belcastro

Meet Hope Belcastro, a sophomore from Omaha, Nebraska, majoring in secondary English education.

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