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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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05 Feb 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Fellowship established to honor Kavanaugh-Miller

“Food and exercise is to enhance our lives, not add more stress.” These were words to live by for Karen Kavanaugh-Miller who devoted her professional life to helping people live healthier, happier lives. The past president of the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spent 22 years practicing as a registered dietitian at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She died March 6, 2014, after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer.

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05 Feb 2015    

NHS's Rausch is February Staff Star Award recipient

The CEHS Staff Council has selected Lori Rausch, student services associate in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, as the February recipient of its Staff Star Award. The folowing remarks were made in her nomination:

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29 Sep 2014    

CEHS students crowned royalty

Congratulations to CEHS seniors Shelby Kruse, a nutrition science major, and Jeffrey Story, a political science and English major with a minor in education. Kruse and Story were coronated as homecoming king and queen Saturday, Sept. 27 during halftime of the Nebraska-Illinois game.

Kruse is president of her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, and staff adviser for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute. Her parents are John and Stephannie Kruse of Lincoln.

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17 Sep 2014    

Jha presents alternative visitor engagement strategy

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management presented an alternative visitor engagement strategy at the recent Upper Midwest Convention and Visitors Bureau Conference. This year’s conference was hosted by the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Sept. 14-16. It attracted leaders, professionals and tourism industry partners like Tripadvisor from around the United States. The conference rotates annually among cities in the Upper Midwest and is an important event for tourism professionals in the region.

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25 Aug 2014    

Zempleni, NHS, awarded NIH grant

UNL has earned an $11.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a research center focused on understanding nutrition and obesity at the molecular level. A five-year grant from NIH’s Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program will support the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules, or NPOD. The COBRE program is funded through the Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Program, which supports health-related research and fosters faculty development and research infrastructure.

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18 Aug 2014    

Jha assists Nebraska City’s tourism efforts

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of Practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management is helping Nebraska City, Nebraska in its efforts to increase tourism. Birthplace of Arbor Day, Nebraska City is home to several historic landmarks including the Arbor Lodge State Park. It also hosts the popular Apple Jack Festival every September, attracting visitors from Nebraska as well as out of state. Jha was contacted by Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce, Inc. requesting his expertise in lodging development and tourism-related events.

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02 May 2014    

Baier receives ASN Graqduate Student Research Award

Scott Baier presented his abstract, “MicroRNAs in bovine milk are bioavailable in healthy adults and down-regulate reporter gene activity in human kidney HEK-293 cell cultures,” at an oral competition during the ASN’s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at the Experimental Biology 2014 conference April 24-30 in San Diego, CA.

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02 May 2014    

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics 6th Annual Retreat rescheduled for June 9, register now

Each year the Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics hosts a free, day-long retreat for faculty, postdocs, students, staff, industry partners, and other interested parties to provide an opportunity to explore relevant topics and to network with fellow researchers in academia and industry. This year’s theme is "Computational Science Meets Nutrigenomics” and will feature three internationally recognized experts: Eric Alm, associate professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Melvin Reichman Senior Investigator Lankenau Institute for Medical Research Chemical Genomics Center.

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02 May 2014    

Hamouz receives Volunteer of the Year Award from Nebraska Restaurant Association

Fayrene Hamouz, associate professor in Nutrition and Health Sciences, was presented with the "Volunteer of the Year” award from the Nebraska Restaurant Association for her work and dedication to the Nebraska ProStart Program. The award was presented at the Restaurant Association's Taste of Nebraska dinner, April 28.

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