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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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11 Apr 2017    

CEHS students shine at Husker athletic honors

The College of Education and Human Sciences was well represented April 9 when the Nebraska Athletics Department recognized its best and brightest student-athletes at the Lied Center. The most coveted awards were collected by two current and one former CEHS students.

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30 Mar 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Hospitality students interning at Masters golf tournament

Billed as “a tradition unlike any other,” the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, will feature a lineup of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students again this year. Interning as hospitality professionals, 15 students and their professor from Nebraska’s Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) program will work with members, patrons and staff at Augusta National for the 2017 Masters Tournament, beginning April 1.

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Dipra Jha (L) with Dr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor, Tourism Authority of Thailand.

02 Mar 2017    

Jha conducts workshop for tourism executives in Thailand

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, recently traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to conduct a workshop for tourism executives in that country. Jha’s presentation was part of a professional development series called Tourism Management Program for Executives (TME), jointly administered by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) Business School.

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Anna Brewer

03 Feb 2017    

Former FBI agent presents to HRTM students on human trafficking

Human trafficking is probably not something that comes top of mind when thinking about a career in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, but HRTM students in Nutrition and Health Sciences will be learning why it should be. Retired FBI special agent Anna Brewer will speak to students at noon Feb. 7 in Room 31 of the Home Economics Building on East Campus. Space is limited. If you are interested in attending, contact Shannon Rowen.

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