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Mary Willis

23 Nov 2016    By University Communications

Willis named AAAS fellow

Mary Willis, professor of nutrition and health sciences, is one of five University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished achievements that advance science or its application.

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31 Oct 2016    

Jha presents at Corvinus Business School in Hungary

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management in the College of Education and Human Sciences, delivered a presentation at the Corvinus Business School in Budapest, Hungary as part of the school’s Science Café public lecture series. The Oct. 24 event was attended by students and faculty from Corvinus, as well as industry professionals.

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Food Team gets Creative Excellence Award

28 Oct 2016    

Nebraska Extension Food Team honored with Creative Excellence Award

For developing a statewide food website, the Nebraska Extension Food Team has been presented with the Creative Excellence Award from the Joint Council of Extension Professionals and the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The Food Team is composed of Extension Nutrition Specialist Lisa Franzen-Castle, from the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, and three Extension Educators.

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Dipra Jha, keynote speaker

08 Sep 2016    

Jha delivers keynote at tourism conference in India

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, recently traveled to India to deliver a keynote presentation at the International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Aviation. The event was hosted by Amity University Sept. 2-3 in New Delhi, India and inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, India’s Tourism Minister. More than 800 scholars, government officials, students and industry professionals from around the world attended the conference.

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19 Aug 2016    By Brad Stauffer

Perkey vies to protect games, athletes from doping

Finger wagging. Incivility. Accusations of corruption. No it’s not the presidential campaign trail. It’s headlines on doping scandals from the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Away from the fray, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Dennis Perkey, an assistant professor of practice in nutrition and health sciences and an official doping control officer with the United States Anti-Doping Agency, is instructing future athletic trainers. And, if it weren't for a scheduling snafu, Perkey would be part of the international team monitoring Olympic athletes in Rio.

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Zempleni & Adamec

08 Jul 2016    By Scott Schrage | University Communications

Team earns $1.7M grant to study milk-conveyed molecules

UNL researchers Janos Zempleni (left) and Jiri Adamec are leading a $1.7 million project to help chronicle the fantastic voyage that gene-regulating molecules make from cow's milk to the human body.

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02 May 2016    By Brad Stauffer

NHS student earns Gilman scholarship for education abroad

Eliza Brooks, a junior in Nutrition and Health Sciences, is one of 11 undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The scholarship will provide Brooks the opportunity to participate in an education abroad trip to Ethiopia May 23-July 1, sponsored by the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS) in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

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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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2016 CEHS Awards

20 Apr 2016    

Presenting the 2016 CEHS Awards

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln will present its annual CEHS awards at 10 a.m., April 22 at the Sheldon Museum of Art, with a reception following. All CEHS faculty, staff, friends and family are invited to attend. The College of Education and Human Sciences is pleased to announce the following award recipients.

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07 Apr 2016    

Aguilar-Lozano gets ASN student award

Ana Aguilar-Lozano, a graduate student in nutrition, received first place in the graduate student poster competition sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) Nutrient Gene Interactions Research Interest Section in the 2016 Graduate Student Research Awards Competition.

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