Stacie Ray, Hannah Ditmars and seven Husker audiology students pose for a photo with Dr. Marvin Gonzalez and all the supplies they sent with him to Nicaragua in August 2021.

08 Oct 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Huskers maintain hearing healthcare services in Nicaragua despite travel limitations

It has been more than two and a half years since either Stacie Ray or Hannah Ditmars have been to Nicaragua, but that has not stopped them from continuing the project they started in 2015 to provide sustainable hearing healthcare to a country of people desperately in need of such services. View Huskers maintain hearing healthcare services in Nicaragua despite travel limitations Article
A Husker speech-language pathology graduate student explains voice screening results to a student from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.

30 Sep 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Speech-language pathology program provides voice screenings for theatre, film students

A collaborative project a few years in the making finally came to fruition the end of August as five graduate students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s speech-language pathology program provided voice screenings for nearly 30 theatre and film students in Nebraska’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. View Speech-language pathology program provides voice screenings for theatre, film students Article
The Barkley Memorial Center houses the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, as well as the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic.

28 Sep 2021    By Kelcey Buck

SECD faculty, students slated to present at NSLHA Fall Conference

Six faculty and four graduate students from SECD's speech-language pathology and audiology programs are among the speakers at the 2021 Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) Fall Convention Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Kearney. View SECD faculty, students slated to present at NSLHA Fall Conference Article
Husker students pose for a photo at the Centro de Educación Creativa in Monteverde, Costa Rica, in 2019

14 Sep 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Applications open for May 2022 study abroad experience in Costa Rica

After a two-year hiatus due to the ongoing pandemic, professor of practice Sue Kemp is looking forward to once again leading the annual study abroad experience in Costa Rica in May 2022. 

View Applications open for May 2022 study abroad experience in Costa Rica Article
Clinicians and participants smile for a group screenshot during a Zoom meeting for the LOUD Crowd.

02 Sep 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic offers specialized in-person, teletherapy services for individuals with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Disease is the fastest growing brain disease in the world, and nine out of 10 people with Parkinson’s are at risk of developing a weak voice that can lead to serious speech and swallowing issues. The Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic aims to prevent that from happening with its specialized program that combines education, individual speech therapy and group speech therapy. View Barkley Clinic offers specialized in-person, teletherapy services for individuals with Parkinson’s Article

13 Aug 2021    

August 2021 graduate spotlights

Seven students from SECD's graduate programs in special education and speech-language pathology – Claire Benisch, Christina Hamling, Audrey Hartwell, McKenna Hotovy, Emma Loberg, Chris Meurer, Alyssa Molina, Darien Myers, Natalia Nolting, Madison Sloup, Meghan Taylor, Brittany Wambold, Elaine Williams, and Taelor Williamson – share Q-&-As ahead of the commencement ceremony Aug. 13, 2021. View August 2021 graduate spotlights Article
John Bernthal

27 Jul 2021    

‘A class act’ - Bernthal remembered as caring, impactful leader

John Bernthal, professor emeritus and longtime department chair of the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders (SECD) in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, is being remembered by colleagues and loved ones for his contributions to the field and his kindness toward others. Bernthal passed away on July 23, 2021. View ‘A class act’ - Bernthal remembered as caring, impactful leader Article
Ron Nelson

08 Jun 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Ron Nelson retiring after more than two decades at Nebraska

After dedicating more than 30 years of his life to the field of special education, including the last 21 at Nebraska, Ron Nelson is retiring at the end of June. View Ron Nelson retiring after more than two decades at Nebraska Article
A gentleman is fitted with a hearing aid at the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic.

28 May 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic celebrates 40th year of collaboration with Sertoma Hearing Aid Bank

In the 40 years since the Sertoma Clubs of Nebraska, the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic collaborated to create the Sertoma Hearing Aid Bank, more than 5,000 senior citizens across Nebraska have benefited from the partnership. View Barkley Clinic celebrates 40th year of collaboration with Sertoma Hearing Aid Bank Article
Michelle Hughes

26 May 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Michelle Hughes enjoys opportunities for impact in research, teaching at Nebraska

For more than two decades, Michelle Hughes has dedicated her career to studying cochlear implants, particularly the relationship between physiology and perception, as well as the feasibility of providing cochlear implant services through telepractice. When she became an associate professor at Nebraska in 2018, she was ready to shift gears. View Michelle Hughes enjoys opportunities for impact in research, teaching at Nebraska Article

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