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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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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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Photo of Jessie DeZiel and John Welk

13 Apr 2015    By Courtesy: NU Media Relations

CEHS students earn top NU athletic honors

Two CEHS students, Jessie DeZiel and John Welk,  have been recognized by the University of Nebraska Athletic Department with two of its most coveted awards--the Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year. Nebraska's outstanding student-athletes were recognized April 12 at the Lied Center during a 25th anniversary event honoring NU Athletics' highest academic, athletic and community achievers.

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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management campus in Dubai, UAE.

10 Apr 2015    

UNL signs MOU with Emirates Academy

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently signed a General Memorandum of Understanding with The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Mangagement (EAHM) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The MOU is intended to facilitate academic collaboration between EAHM and UNL's Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Managment (HRTM) program and is a culmination of visits by UNL faculty and students to EAHM's campus in Dubai.

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06 Apr 2015    

NHS twins conquer academics, athletics together

Anyone with a sibling will tell you that it can be one of both the best and worst relationships in their lives, at any given moment. Sibling rivalry, shared experiences, family memories… it all comes together to create a story that influences our entire lives. For twin sisters Amanda and Jennifer Lauer, that influence has been a very positive one.

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13 Feb 2015    

HRTM senior accepted into Syracuse graduate program

HRTM Senior Carolyn McCaslin has been accepted into the highly-competitive Sport Venue and Event Management master’s program at Syracuse University in New York. She graduates from UNL with a degree in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) in May and will begin her studies at Syracuse in July. She is also one of three students accepted into the program to be awarded a graduate assistantship.

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11 Feb 2015    

Jha to present at business communicators luncheon

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has been invited by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Lincoln chapter to deliver a keynote presentation at the organization’s luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 19.

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