Photo of Presley Pribil standing in-between rows of bookcases. Placed on a red background.

01 Dec 2023    

Meet a Husker: Presley Pribil

Meet Presley Pribil, a secondary education (English/language arts) major from O’Neill, Nebraska. Presley is also pursuing a minor in psychology.

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Large scale three-dimensional fashion oriented objects.

29 Nov 2023    

“Enlarging the Ordinary” student exhibit now on display at Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery

Creations by Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design students make up a new exhibition on display at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery through Jan. 26, 2024.

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Allie Gotchall stands in front of a wall painted with geometric shapes, and next to a tall green plant.

28 Nov 2023    

Meet a Husker: Allie Gotschall

Meet Allie Gotschall, a nutrition, exercise and health sciences major from Columbus, Nebraska. Allie is in the pre-physician assistant track while also pursuing a minor in leadership and communications.

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Don Johnson stands in the hallway of Teachers College Hall

21 Nov 2023    

Meet a Husker: Don Johnson

Don Johnson is an assistant professor of practice in the Department of Educational Administration. After becoming a first-generation college graduate with his bachelor’s degree, he went on to earn both a master’s and a doctorate in educational administration. Prior to joining the faculty at Nebraska last fall, Johnson was an administrator at Fort Calhoun Public Schools, serving 20 years as secondary school principal before spending 10 years as superintendent.

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Eight individuals dressed in business clothing stand outdoors smiling for a photo.

21 Nov 2023    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Nebraska WORDS targets post-pandemic reading success, educator growth

Nebraska researchers are working to boost reading outcomes for rural students in kindergarten through third grade by providing professional learning opportunities to teachers across the state, speeding up pandemic recovery for students with reading difficulties.

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Professional headshot of Elvira Abrica on a red background.

21 Nov 2023    

Elvira Abrica named acting chair of Educational Administration

Dr. Elvira Abrica has been named acting chair of the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Elsa Wilcox wears black medical scrubs and stands in front of a large building - the Hattie B. Munroe Center for Recreational Therapy.

16 Nov 2023    By UNL Career Services

Wilcox completes rare internship within UNMC’s Munroe Meyer Institute

Elsa Wilcox’s internship at University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe Meyer Institute strengthened her passion for speech pathology. She worked with a diverse team, enhancing her skills, and her experience, normally reserved for graduate students, set her apart.

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A young child wearing a pink shirt sits on playground equipment in an outdoor setting.

10 Nov 2023    

CYFS releases 2022-23 annual report

CYFS has released its annual report for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

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Julia Torquati stands smiling outdoors with the Nebraska State Capitol behind her.

03 Nov 2023    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Partnership aims to diversify, strengthen Nebraska’s early childhood workforce

Researchers, educators and community partners from across Nebraska are working to find a lasting solution to support, expand and diversify the state’s early childhood workforce to ensure positive developmental outcomes for children birth to age 8.

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Eastmont Towers residents pose for an image with Dr. Robert Hillestad in the center holding a piece of art.

02 Nov 2023    By Michael Burton

Eastmont Towers Retirement Community Visit Hillestad Gallery with Namesake

Residents of Eastmont Towers visited the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles Merchandising and Fashion Design (TMFD). Dr. Robert Hillestad, emeritus faculty and previous TMFD chair, along with Tina Tyler, the activities coordinator from Eastmont Towers, led the group.

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