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08 Jan 2014    

CEHS researcher Tim Carr featured BBC Radio 4 documentary, "Fructose: The Bittersweet Sugar."

Fructose has been much maligned by media reports and some research in recent years. Some have blamed the simple sugar for the obesity epidemic that has plagued the United States. Research by Carr, chair of UNL’s Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, tells a different story.

In the BBC documentary, Carr discusses how the consumption of fructose in America has not changed in the last 40 years and, therefore, is not a unique casual factor in the spread of obesity.

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10 Dec 2013    

CEHS Staff Council awards Jolene Walker with Staff Star award

CEHS Staff Council congratulates Jolene Walker, CEHS Staff Star Award recipient.  

Jolene is the program coordinator for Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics (NGN) in Nutrition and Health Sciences.  Some of the things Jolene’s nominator shared about her are:

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15 Nov 2013    

Harrison-Findik to present next NGN Series talk Dec. 4, 12:00 p.m.

D. Dee Harrison-Findik, associate professor, Internal Medicine/GI Section, UNMC, will give the next NGN Series talk. Her talk,  “The regulation of Hepcidin and Iron Metabolism in Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease,” will be Dec. 4 at noon in the East Campus Union. This brown bag talk is sponsored by Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics, part of the department of Nutrition, Health, and Science.

Harrison-Findik’s research focus is on molecular mechanisms of cellular signalling pathways.

 

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12 Nov 2013    

Jha to present on cross-cultural marketing in Dubai Nov. 26

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management has been invited by the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management to deliver a lecture on cross-cultural marketing in hospitality and tourism. Jha will be traveling to Dubai during Thanksgiving week to deliver his presentation on Nov. 26.

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07 Nov 2013    

HRTM students attend New York trade show

Nineteen students from the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) program leave Nov. 7 for a six-day education study tour to New York City. The main purpose of the trip is to attend the 2013 International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show (IHMRS) at the Jacob K. Javits Conference Center. The IHMRS is the largest hotel and restaurant tradeshow in the world. More than 750 exhibitors in the hotel and restaurant industry will participate.

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04 Nov 2013    

HRTM students host Mocktail Masterpiece Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

On Nov. 6 at 7pm in the Union Ballroom, HRTM students will host Mocktail Masterpiece, a night of painting a 12x16 masterpiece, and enjoying mocktails and appetizers. An instructor will walk you through how to make a beautiful painting, or you can create your own! All proceeds go to HRTM student scholarships.


 

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31 Oct 2013    

Harris to give next NGN Series talk Nov. 13

Edward Harris, assistant professor of biochemistry, will present a talk titled, “Early Events in Fatty Liver Disease.” The talk will be Nov. 13 at noon in the East Campus Union. This brown bag talk is sponsored by Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics, part of nutrition, health, and science.

Harris’ research focus is on a small family of Stabilin receptors, which are primarily responsible for the clearance of GAGs from both lymphatic and circulatory systems.

 

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16 Oct 2013    

Jha to present for Nebraska Tourism Commission Oct. 23-25

Dipra Jha, assistant professor of practice in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management, has been invited by the Nebraska Tourism Commission to present two training sessions at its October 23-25 travel conference in Norfolk, NE.

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15 Oct 2013    

Causin selected as Research Development Fellow

Gina Fe Causin, assistant professor nutrition and health sciences, is one of thirteen UNL faculty members who have been selected for the 2013-14 Research Development Fellows Program, an initiative to help pre-tenure faculty successfully compete for grants.

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15 Oct 2013    

Thompson to present NGN Series talk October 30 at noon

Henry Thompson, Professor and Director of the Cancer Prevention Laboratory, Colorado State University, will present a talk titled, “The Importance of Common Bean in Human Health: Building the Case for Increased Emphasis in Dietary Guidance.” The talk will be October 30 at noon in the East Campus Union. This brown bag talk is sponsored by Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics, part of nutrition, health, and science.

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