Barkley Memorial Center

23 Jun 2022    

150 SECD students named to Spring 2022 Deans' List

A total of 150 students in SECD were named to the Deans' List for the 2022 spring semester. To qualify for the Deans' List in the College of Education and Human Sciences, students must earn a 3.75 GPA over a minimum of 12 graded semester hours, while being enrolled full-time. View 150 SECD students named to Spring 2022 Deans' List Article
Professional headshot of Matthew Bentz on red background.

20 Jun 2022    

Matthew Bentz honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Matthew Bentz, senior computer support analyst in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council. View Matthew Bentz honored with CEHS Staff Star Award Article
Professional headshot of Jean Lovrinic on red background.

15 Jun 2022    By Haley Apel

Alumna Jean Lovrinic’s impact on hearing science spans decades

Jean Lovrinic spent over 50 years studying and teaching hearing science. The Nebraska-native is a world-renowned expert in her field. She’s also known for never resting on her strengths, rather she uses them to create innovative and engaging ways to learn for the next generation. View Alumna Jean Lovrinic’s impact on hearing science spans decades Article
Researcher Mackenzie Savaiano stands in an office in front of visual impairment tools.

27 May 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Interdisciplinary program takes long-range view of visual impairment instruction

Nebraska researchers are leading a five-year pilot project to recruit and train new teachers of students with visual impairments. View Interdisciplinary program takes long-range view of visual impairment instruction Article
Byron Ross headshot

24 May 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Nebraska serves as foundation for Byron Ross’s speech-language pathology career in higher education

To say an American Sign Language course Byron Ross took as an undergraduate psychology major altered his career path would be an understatement. Ross was a senior at the University of Central Arkansas when his instructor for the course invited him to observe a speech therapy session at the campus speech-language pathology clinic.

View Nebraska serves as foundation for Byron Ross’s speech-language pathology career in higher education Article
headshots of Elisha Friesen, Terrence Gude, Carly Johnson, Elena Kernes, Ashley Svik and Ted Walters on red background with graduate icons pattern

13 May 2022    

May Graduate Spotlights

Six students graduating from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders shared Q-&-As ahead of the commencement ceremonies May 13-14.

Elisha Friesen (Taylor)

Elisha Friesen headshotGordon, Nebraska | Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education

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05 Apr 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Bekka Hitz inducted into Mortar Board for 2022-23

Bekka Hitz, a special education (7-12) major from Omaha, was among the 29 Huskers tapped into the Black Masque Chapter of Mortar Board during the Ivy Day ceremony April 2.

Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service, provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities, and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community.

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Karissa Boesiger, Bailey Jones and Claire Kubicek heaadshots

29 Mar 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Three SECD students awarded grants from Center for Transformative Teaching

Karissa Boesiger, Bailey Jones and Claire Kubicek were among the nine Husker students who were awarded Undergraduate Experiential Learning Projects Grant funding offered by the Center for Transformative Teaching. View Three SECD students awarded grants from Center for Transformative Teaching Article
a young girl participates in a hearing test at the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic

28 Mar 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Student Academy of Audiology hosting Huskers for Hearing Virtual Trivia Night April 9

The Student Academy of Audiology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is hosting a Huskers for Hearing Virtual Trivia Night at 7 p.m. April 9 to benefit HearU Nebraska. 

View Student Academy of Audiology hosting Huskers for Hearing Virtual Trivia Night April 9 Article
Michelle Hughes, Amanda Rodriguez, Kylie Bond, Emily Graves, Josephine Marino, Megan Peterson, Manuel Viceente, Josie Zimmel

22 Feb 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Audiology students, faculty selected to present at two conferences Feb. 22-26

Six students and two faculty from Nebraska's Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) program are among the presenters at the American Balance Society and American Auditory Society (AAS) conferences in Scottsdale, Arizona. View Audiology students, faculty selected to present at two conferences Feb. 22-26 Article