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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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23 Sep 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Major CEHS initiative invests in early childhood

Responding to changing demographics and a growing population of young at-risk children, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced a strategic initiative to strengthen support for early childhood development in Nebraska.

Chancellor Harvey Perlman, Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences Marjorie Kostelnik, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley and others shared the plans at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.

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18 Sep 2015    By University Communications

Carr to participate in CIC Academic Leadership Program

Tim Carr, chair of the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, has been selected to participate on UNL's latest team to attend the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Academic Leadership Program. He'll join four other UNL fellows at the first seminar in November at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, followed by one in February at the University of Chicago, and the third in April at the University of Maryland. The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs sponsors the UNL participation.

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Elisha Hall Photo

24 Jul 2015    By Melissa Lee | NU Central Administration

Hall earns Presidential Fellowship

Nutrition and Health Sciences doctoral student Elisha Hall has earned a prestigious University of Nebraska Presidential Fellowship for the 2015-16 school year. She is one of just six recipients across the NU system. Presidential Fellowships honor a select group of NU graduate students each year based on high scholastic performance and personal accomplishment. She will receive a stipend provided through the NU Foundation that allows her to pursue her studies full-time.

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Georgia Jones, associate professor of nutrition and health sciences.

30 Jun 2015    By Alyssa Amen | CYFS

Engaging students with mobile technology

Georgia Jones, associate professor of nutrition and health sciences, is using mobile technology to connect students with course content—and she’s doing it all from a UNL food laboratory.

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NHS students land prestigious scholarships for study abroad experiences

02 Jun 2015    By McKenzie Swanson

NHS students land prestigious scholarships for study abroad experiences

Two students in the Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS) program have been awarded prestigious scholarships that will enable them to study abroad beginning in the summer of 2015. Maggie Dawson, a senior dietetics major, earned a David L. Boren Scholarship that will take her to Mozambique. Tau’Toya Broadway, a junior nutrition major, received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for her trip to Ethiopia.

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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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01 May 2015    

Congratulations to NHS student-athlete award winners

The Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS) would like to congratulate the nine student-athletes in the department who received honors at this year’s 25th anniversary Huskers’ Awards banquet.

John Welk, Track & Field
Male Student-Athlete of the Year
Senior
Bismarck, North Dakota

Jessie DeZiel, Gymnastics
Female Student-Athlete of the Year
Senior
Rogers, Minnesota

Amanda Lauer, Gymnastics
Outstanding Scholar
Senior
Sioux City, Iowa

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Photo of desserts from the Christopher Elbow Artisan Chocolates Facebook page

28 Apr 2015    

CEHS grad collaborates with Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream

Christopher Elbow, a 1996 graduate from the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, recently announced a collaboration between his specialty chocolate brand and Häagen-Dazs ice cream. Working with culinary professionals from across the country, the ice cream giant created its “Artisan Collection” of six new flavors, including “Spiced Pecan Turtle” from Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates. According to the company’s Facebook page, the flavor is based on a chocolatey treat called Venezuelan Spice Turtles.

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Photo of Janos Zempleni

20 Apr 2015    By McKenzie Swanson

Zempleni to represent UNL at international research workshop

MicroRNAs (ribonucleic acid) and other non-coding RNAs are involved in almost every cellular process imaginable. They are also linked to many chronic diseases, including cancer, heart failure, diabetes, and neurological diseases. As such, these RNAs are also becoming targets for drug discovery, and the drugs are rapidly entering clinical trials. Non-coding RNA research is highly translational and can be leveraged to initiate many new collaborations. CEHS’s Dr.

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