18 Sep 2019    

Hospitality minor now open to all students

The Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) program announced on Tuesday, September 17 that the HRTM minor is now open to all University of Nebraska students.

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11 Sep 2019    

HRTM students spent the day in Omaha for inaugural summit

On September 9, 2019, 250 Hospitality, Restaurant, and Tourism Management and PGA Golf Management students boarded five coach buses and headed to Omaha for the inaugural UNL Hospitality Student Summit. The event, hosted by Andy Reetz, CEO and General Manager of Champion’s Run, and Ben Lorenzen, Chief Memory Officer at Champion’s Run, provided the opportunity for students to learn about hospitality in a private club environment. There was an array of amazing speakers from different country clubs throughout the United States.

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05 Jun 2019    

Jha conferred Doctor Honoris Causa by Ukrainian institution

Dipra Jha, associate professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management has been conferred Doctor Honoris Causa by Kyiv Cooperative Institute of Business and Law during a recent sabbatical visit to Ukraine. Jha was invited by the Institute to deliver a guest lecture for students, faculty and guests on May 6, 2019. He also met with faculty and senior administrators to explore areas of potential collaboration.

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29 Mar 2019    

Two HRTM Professors Receive Awards at Central CHRIE Conference in Indianapolis

Dipra Jha, Associate Professor of Practice for HRTM, has been awarded the 2019 Outstanding Teaching Achievement Award by the Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (CHRIE) Central Federation. Kristin Malek, Assistant Professor for HRTM, was awarded 1st place in the Thinkathon Industry Challenge. The topic for the industry challenge was artificial intelligence in hospitality. The awards were presented at the Central CHRIE conference in Indianapolis earlier this month. 

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28 Mar 2019    

Students in HRTM work with members, patrons, and staff at the 2019 Masters Tournament.

The Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia is considered by many to be the pinnacle of professional golf. For the fourth year in a row, students and their professor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) program will be working with members, patrons, and staff at Augusta National Golf Club for the 2019 Masters Tournament.

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26 Mar 2019    

Jha delivers keynote at seminar in India

HRTM Associate Professor of Practice, Dipra Jha recently traveled to India to deliver a keynote at an international seminar on food, hospitality and tourism. Organized by the Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management at Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak, Haryana, the one-day event on March 12th was attended by scholars, industry leaders and students from institutions across India. It was widely covered by local electronic and print media.

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Dipra Jha

08 Aug 2018    

Jha receives hospitality teaching award

In recognition of his contributions to hospitality education, Dipra Jha, associate professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has received the John Wiley & Sons Innovation in Teaching Award from the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).

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30 Mar 2018    

Huskers head for Masters internships

While PGA professionals compete on the links, 24 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students and assistant professor of practice Shannon Rowen will work behind the scenes during the upcoming Masters Tournament at the famed Augusta National Golf Club.

The Nebraska contingent will represent the university’s hospitality, restaurant and tourism management program. They are part of the nearly 2,000 hospitality professionals who will provide services to participants, members and patrons during the tournament, April 1-8 in Augusta, Georgia.

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Dipra Jha lecturing

27 Feb 2018    

HRTM's Jha delivers prestigious lecture in India

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, traveled to India to deliver a Guru Series lecture at Shoolini University on Feb. 12, 2018. The prestigious lecture series invites experts from around the world to engage with students, faculty and staff at the university’s picturesque campus in Solan, Northern India. Previous Guru Series speakers include Dr.

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18 Jan 2018    

Jha part of Tourism Commission’s Grant Review Committee

CEHS faculty member Dipra Jha has been invited by the Nebraska Tourism Commission to serve on the Commission’s Grant Review Committee this year. The Community Impact Grant and Tourism Marketing Grant programs offer funding opportunities to organizations within Nebraska to promote their events, destinations, community or region to travelers. The Commission received a total of 76 applications for the current cycle requesting $1.7 million in funding.

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