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23 Jan 2023    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Nebraska education researchers work to build statewide consensus on equity

University of Nebraska researchers are exploring the state’s equity-driven accountability systems in K-12 education to ensure all students have equal opportunities to succeed.

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27 Oct 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Equity-focused research hub aims to bridge gap between university, communities

With funding from a Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition planning grant, Nebraska researchers are leading a project to leverage collaboration among researchers, practitioners and community members to reduce educational and health inequities in Nebraska.

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18 Oct 2022    

Cindy DeRyke honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Cindy DeRyke, graduate secretary in the Department of Educational Administration, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council.

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06 Oct 2022    

Elvira Abrica takes on new diversity, inclusion role

On Aug. 1, Elvira Abrica was named an inaugural Office of Diversity and Inclusion Research Fellow for the 2022-23 academic year. Abrica is an associate professor of higher education and Ph.D. program coordinator in the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

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04 Oct 2022    

Free speech expert Jon Friedman to speak on campus Oct. 13

Jon Friedman, director of free expression and education programs at PEN America will speak at the University of Nebraska¬–Lincoln on Oct. 13.

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30 Aug 2022    

CEHS researchers earn Grand Challenges grants

Innovative research led by Katie Edwards and aimed at preventing sexual violence among indigenous youth has earned funding through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s first Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition.

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Dr. Don Johnson

05 Aug 2022    By Dijon DeLaPorte

Dr. Don Johnson joins the Educational Administration faculty

The Department of Educational Administration is excited to announce that Dr. Don Johnson has joined the department as an assistant professor of practice in P-12 school leadership this semester. “The opportunity to join the staff at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln is a dream come true. Teaching has always been a passion of mine and after 31 years serving as a school administrator, I am excited to get back to it,” says Johnson. “I look forward to working with the excellent Department of Educational Administration staff in furthering the mission of UNL.”



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EDAD Fellowship recipients 22-23

25 Jul 2022    By Lauren Christopher

EDAD Awards Fellowships to Twenty-three Students

The Department of Educational Administration is proud to announce our fellowship recipients for the 2022-2023 academic year. Below is the full list of recipients. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, this year the department was able to award fellowships to 23 students.

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MA in SAA students summer 2022 internships

16 Jun 2022    By Dijon DeLaPorte

Summer Internships Provide EDAD Students With Hands-on Experience

Graduate students in the Master of Arts (M.A.) in educational administration program with a specialization in student affairs administration (often called the "Student Affairs program" for short), are required to enroll in the EDAD 998: Student Affairs Internship course as part of the course sequence. This course provides students with hands-on experience that may or may not be similar to the work that they complete in their graduate assistantships. Some students complete internships close to Lincoln while others travel to different parts of the country.



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Jamil Funnah in Italy

13 Jun 2022    By Dijon DeLaPorte

Funnah learns about studying through a unique course

When second-year graduate student Jamil Funnah was considering what to do this summer the idea of studying abroad was on his mind. Funnah was unable to make study abroad work with his schedule during his undergraduate career so he was hoping to complete an experience before he wrapped up his master's degree. After some research, Funnah discovered a course offered by Kent State University titled Planning and Implementing Study Abroad While Studying Abroad.



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