Rhonda Heiserman of Lincoln reads out loud during her clinic session. An instrument measures the decibels of her speech. (Craig Chandler/University Communication and Marketing)

14 Feb 2024    By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing

Barkley Center project helps Parkinson’s patients be heard

The SPEAK OUT! treatment, offered at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Barkley Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, helps people with Parkinson’s disease improve and maintain vocal volume and clear articulation. Jessie Kohn, a lecturer in special education and communication disorders and coordinator of the therapy program, said it helps people stay connected to the world around them.

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Elsa Wilcox and other Husker students assist children in Thailand with communicating using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

02 Feb 2024    By Elsa Wilcox, junior, communication sciences and disorders

Two weeks in Thailand: Reflections on sharing speech-language pathology abroad

Elsa Wilcox is a junior from McCook, Nebraska. She is majoring in communication sciences and disorders with minors in gerontology and educational studies. In this blog she shares about her experience traveling to Thailand in January as part of the two-week faculty-led Nebraska abroad program, "Experiencing Speech-Language Pathology with Therapy Abroad."

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Fall 2023 CEHS Dean's List Announced! Image of east side of Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall at night

26 Jan 2024    

993 Huskers named to Fall 2023 CEHS Dean's List

993 students in the College of Education and Human Sciences have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall semester of the 2023-24 academic year.

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Hailey Klein, a graduate student in speech-language pathology, works with a young child during a session of the Itty Bitty Sports program

16 Jan 2024    

From the clinic to the court, Klein applies speech pathology work

As an Itty Bitty Sports coach, Hailey Klein’s campus job allows her to apply speech-language pathology techniques on the court in tandem with her clinical work through the College of Education and Human Sciences’ graduate program.

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Eight individuals dressed in business clothing stand outdoors smiling for a photo.

21 Nov 2023    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Nebraska WORDS targets post-pandemic reading success, educator growth

Nebraska researchers are working to boost reading outcomes for rural students in kindergarten through third grade by providing professional learning opportunities to teachers across the state, speeding up pandemic recovery for students with reading difficulties.

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Elsa Wilcox wears black medical scrubs and stands in front of a large building - the Hattie B. Munroe Center for Recreational Therapy.

16 Nov 2023    By UNL Career Services

Wilcox completes rare internship within UNMC’s Munroe Meyer Institute

Elsa Wilcox’s internship at University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe Meyer Institute strengthened her passion for speech pathology. She worked with a diverse team, enhancing her skills, and her experience, normally reserved for graduate students, set her apart.

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Three people, wearing red, smile for a photo with the green grass of a baseball field behind them.

02 Nov 2023    

Meet a Husker: Brooks Kneifl

Meet Brooks Kneifl, a special education 7-12 major from Wayne, Neb. Brooks is also a pitcher on the Husker Baseball team.

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Professional headshot of Ciara Ousley on red background.

24 Oct 2023    

Ciara Ousley selected to present at Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam

Ciara Ousley, an assistant professor in special education and communication disorders, is one of five faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln selected to present their research during the 2023 Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam Nov. 8.

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Michelle Hughes smiles as she works with a patient.

19 Oct 2023    By Kelcey Buck

Michelle Hughes aims to improve health disparities in underserved populations with Grand Challenges project

With a new Grand Challenges planning grant, Michelle Hughes is expanding her research efforts to try to determine the biggest barriers and potential solutions to improving overall health in underserved populations.

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Twenty people wearing professional attire of red and black stand in front of a brick column.

19 Oct 2023    

Four CEHS students named 2023 homecoming royalty finalists

Four students from the College of Education and Human Sciences are among the 20 Husker seniors selected as University of Nebraska-Lincoln homecoming royalty finalists for 2023.

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