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09 Oct 2015    By Dipra Jha

Jha & Young present workshop for faculty in Oman

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, and Linda Young, associate professor of practice in Nutrition and Health Sciences, recently traveled to Oman to deliver a workshop on instructional best practices at Oman Tourism College.

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10 Sep 2015    

Jha featured on WalletHub website

The U.S. Open Tennis Championship is making its two-week run at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New  York. The economic impact of the tournament is estimated at $750 million, and the personal finance website WalletHub has taken a closer look at the financial aspects of the U.S. Open. HRTM Assistant Professor of Practice Dipra Jha is featured in WalletHub's "Ask the Experts" section with a Q&A on the economic impact of the event. The brief feature is available at http://go.unl.edu/njsx.

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01 May 2015    

Jha presents for National Tourism Week

In honor of National Tourism Week, May 2-10, 2015, the Grand Island Convention and Visitors Bureau sponsored a presentation by Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences. Jha teaches hospitality, restaurant, and tourism management and speaks frequently at conferences and conducts training programs for a variety of organizations.

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17 Apr 2015    By Dipra Jha

HRTM senior lands dream job with Disney

Senior Jessica Remaly has been accepted into the coveted Professional Internship program at Disney. She graduates from UNL with a degree in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) in May and will begin her dream job in Orlando, Florida on June 17. 

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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management campus in Dubai, UAE.

10 Apr 2015    

UNL signs MOU with Emirates Academy

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently signed a General Memorandum of Understanding with The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Mangagement (EAHM) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The MOU is intended to facilitate academic collaboration between EAHM and UNL's Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Managment (HRTM) program and is a culmination of visits by UNL faculty and students to EAHM's campus in Dubai.

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13 Feb 2015    

HRTM senior accepted into Syracuse graduate program

HRTM Senior Carolyn McCaslin has been accepted into the highly-competitive Sport Venue and Event Management master’s program at Syracuse University in New York. She graduates from UNL with a degree in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) in May and will begin her studies at Syracuse in July. She is also one of three students accepted into the program to be awarded a graduate assistantship.

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11 Feb 2015    

Jha to present at business communicators luncheon

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has been invited by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Lincoln chapter to deliver a keynote presentation at the organization’s luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 19.

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17 Sep 2014    

Jha presents alternative visitor engagement strategy

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management presented an alternative visitor engagement strategy at the recent Upper Midwest Convention and Visitors Bureau Conference. This year’s conference was hosted by the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Sept. 14-16. It attracted leaders, professionals and tourism industry partners like Tripadvisor from around the United States. The conference rotates annually among cities in the Upper Midwest and is an important event for tourism professionals in the region.

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18 Aug 2014    

Jha assists Nebraska City’s tourism efforts

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of Practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management is helping Nebraska City, Nebraska in its efforts to increase tourism. Birthplace of Arbor Day, Nebraska City is home to several historic landmarks including the Arbor Lodge State Park. It also hosts the popular Apple Jack Festival every September, attracting visitors from Nebraska as well as out of state. Jha was contacted by Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce, Inc. requesting his expertise in lodging development and tourism-related events.

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29 Jan 2014    

Pospishil, HRTM student, selected for internship at 2014 Cannes International Film Festival

Stevie Pospishil, a Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) major has been selected to be a student intern at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France this coming May 11-26.

The program provides experience to students interested in film, culinary arts and hospitality/event management. “The Hospitality/Event Internship at the Cannes is an internship I brought to the HRTM program when I started at UNL four years ago. This was possible because of my network with the American Pavilion,” Gina Fe Causin, Assistant Professor in HRTM, stated.

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