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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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26 Sep 2017    

Resume/cover letter review hosted by Advising Center

The College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Advising Center will be hosting a resume/cover letter review day for CEHS undergraduate students on Oct. 10. Students may drop by the Hub in Henzlik Hall between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a 15-minute resume/cover letter critique by qualified Career Services advisors.

“This is a great opportunity for CEHS students to prepare for internships, practicum, student teaching and graduation,” said Dallas Doane, a Student Affairs graduate student in the Academic Advising Center who is coordinating the event.

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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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Weiwen Chai, assistant professor, Nutrition and Health Sciences.

18 Aug 2017    By Scott Schrage | University Communication

Study: Obesity may outweigh meat consumption as driver of inflammation

Red and processed meat – considered prime suspects in disease-related inflammation – might actually be aiding and abetting another culprit, says a recent study led by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher.

The investigation turned up incriminating evidence against body fat, which statistical analyses suggest could account for much of the correlation between meat consumption and an inflammatory protein linked with higher risk of certain cancers.

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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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CEHS announces new department chairs

18 May 2017    By Brad Stauffer

EDAD, NHS chairs announced

Dean Marjorie Kostelnik announced today the appointment of two department chairs in the College of Education and Human Sciences. After a national search, Nick Pace was selected chair of the Educational Administration Department (EDAD) and will begin his duties July 17. Linda Boeckner has been named interim chair of Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS). Pace is currently professor and chair of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa.

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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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