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27 Oct 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Equity-focused research hub aims to bridge gap between university, communities

With funding from a Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition planning grant, Nebraska researchers are leading a project to leverage collaboration among researchers, practitioners and community members to reduce educational and health inequities in Nebraska.

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08 Sep 2022    By Dan Moser - Research and Economic Development

Husker research focuses on how garlic chives fight inflammation

University of Nebraska–Lincoln scientists are studying how nanoparticles found in garlic chives curb inflammation that contributes to many obesity-related diseases.

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30 Aug 2022    

CEHS researchers earn Grand Challenges grants

Innovative research led by Katie Edwards and aimed at preventing sexual violence among indigenous youth has earned funding through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s first Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition.

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19 Aug 2022    

Kristin Malek receives global teaching award

Kristin Malek, assistant professor and event management extension specialist in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, has been honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award from the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.

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30 Jun 2022    By Haley Apel

$1.6M federal award supports academic space at Scarlet Hotel

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to complete an academic facility offering real-world teaching within The Scarlet Hotel.

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11 May 2022    By Geitner Simmons - IANR Media

Nebraska-led project examines milk as possible cancer fighter

In a federally funded project, Janos Zempleni, a professor with the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, and Husker colleagues are pursuing a surprising way to use milk as the vehicle delivering cancer-fighting therapeutics to the brain.

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28 Apr 2022    By Kateri Hartman | University Communication

Husker power helps fuel Masters Tournament glory

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism and PGA Management students seized the rare opportunity to work at the Masters Tournament.

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27 Apr 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

Research hones in on health care barriers for Yazidi community

Lincoln is home to the largest population of Yazidi refugees in the United States, numbering in the thousands. Among them is Husker Falah Rashoka, who served the United States Army in Iraq. Now, as a doctoral student in nutrition and health promotion at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, he’s turned a research lens toward helping his community overcome barriers to health care.

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29 Mar 2022    By Kateri Hartman | University Communication

Spring break trip offers hands-on sports medicine, nutrition lessons

From the grounds of the ancient Olympics to modern-day metabolic testing, 12 Huskers spent spring break in Greece, immersed in the history and application of nutrition and sports medicine.

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28 Mar 2022    

Cheng to be honored as CEHS Alumni Master

Alumnus Michael Cheng (’93, ’95), dean at the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University, will return to campus March 30 to April 1 to be recognized as an Alumni Master.

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