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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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Dipra Jha

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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20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

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Michelle Kang

27 Oct 2017    

Kang recognized for geotagging research

Michelle Kang, associate professor in HRTM from the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication (ALEC) program in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, has been recognized for her geotagging research in tourism education.

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28 Sep 2017    

HRTM's Jha invited to lecture in Thailand

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, traveled to Thailand Sept. 10-17 to deliver invited lectures on innovation in the tourism and hospitality industries. The lecture events were hosted by two of the country’s most prestigious institutions, the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand’s top university for graduate education at their campuses in Bangkok and Phuket; and by Prince of Songkla University in Phuket.

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(L-R) Rebecca Luhrs Baskerville, Dipra Jha and Marnie Nelson

23 Aug 2017    

Jha honored by Education Abroad

For planning and co-leading programs to Oman, the United Arab Emirates and India, Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management faculty member Dipra Jha received a Smooth Sailing Award from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln education abroad office. This is the second time Jha was recognized with the award for his contributions to international education at Nebraska. Jha is a member of CEHS International Advisory Council, and is the first UNL faculty to complete the four-part education abroad leader certification series.

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Dipra Jha presents a webinar for the Nebraska Tourism Commission.

28 Jun 2017    

Jha presents to Nebraska Toursim Commission

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in HRTM, was invited by the Nebraska Tourism Commission to present an industry webinar on “Innovation in Tourism & Hospitality.” The event was broadcast June 26th through NET and is now available on YouTube.  

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Dipra Jha is shown with participants in his workshop at the Trident Hotel in Hyderabad, India.

14 Jun 2017    

HRTM's Jha leads luxury hospitality workshops in India

University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty member Dipra Jha recently delivered a series of workshops for luxury hospitality professionals across India. Jha, an assistant professor of practice in hospitality, restaurant and tourism management, spent May 12-31 in India as professor in residence with the Oberoi Center of Learning and Development (OCLD). The center is part of Oberoi Group, a hospitality conglomerate that owns and operates some of the most recognized luxury hotels in the world.

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