29 Apr 2016    

Hamouz honored by restaurant association

Fayrene Hamouz, associate professor in Nutrition and Health Sciences, has been recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the Nebraska Restaurant Association. She received the award at the association’s 27th Annual Taste of Nebraska banquet April 18 in LaVista, Nebraska. Hamouz has been active in the association’s activities for many years and serves on the Hospitality Education Foundation Board and is a leader for the organization’s Nebraska ProStart Program that provides hospitality industry training and exposure to high school students across the state.



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31 Mar 2016    

UNL students intern at golf’s grand stage

A dozen students in the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management program are in Augusta, Georgia this week serving as interns at the famed Masters golf tournament. They will be greeters, valets, servers, point of sale operators and supervisors.

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24 Feb 2016    By University Communications

UNL to collaborate with Oman Tourism College

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has signed an agreement with Oman Tourism College to facilitate academic collaboration between the institutions.

The memorandum of understanding establishes a partnership in teaching, research, student exchange, faculty exchange, technology transfer, publication, curriculum development, joint projects and training.



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Dipra Jha facilitates a tourism workshop Jan. 28 in Nebraska City.

19 Feb 2016    

Jha consulting on Nebraska City's tourism

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in the Hospitality, Restaraunt and Tourism Management program, was invited to address members of the Nebraska City tourism group Destination Development Jan. 28 in Nebraska City. The workshop was a brainstorming session to develop strategies for the future of tourism in the southeast Nebraska community.

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09 Feb 2016    

UNL Parents Association recognizes HRTM faculty

Dipra Jha and Shannon Rowen, both assistant professors of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, were recently recognized by the UNL Parents Association and the UNL Teaching Council for their contributions to students. They were honored during the 28th UNL Parents Association recognition reception on January 29, which celebrated faculty and staff who have made significant difference in the lives of students. 



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Dipra Jha, professor of practice in the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management program, delivers a presentation on luxury hospitality at Dusit Thani College in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo credit: Noppasoon Vorraming / Dusit Thani College.

16 Dec 2015    

Jha presents on luxury hospitality in Thailand

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, recently traveled to Thailand to deliver a presentation on luxury hospitality in the Asian context. The event was hosted by Dusit Thani College in Bangkok on Nov. 25, 2015.

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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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