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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Bekka Hitz headshot

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. 

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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
New Zealand landscape

15 Feb 2022    By Kelcey Buck

Semester in New Zealand available for communication sciences and disorders majors

Undergraduate students majoring in communication sciences and disorders at Nebraskaa can spend a fall or spring semester studying in New Zealand through a partnership with the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. View Semester in New Zealand available for communication sciences and disorders majors Article
David Beukelman

10 Feb 2022    By Kelcey Buck

David Beukelman remembered for his impact on colleagues and contributions to communication sciences and disorders

David “Dave” Beukelman, professor emeritus in SECD, is being remembered for his impact as a researcher, colleague and friend. Beukelman died Feb. 5, 2022. View David Beukelman remembered for his impact on colleagues and contributions to communication sciences and disorders Article
The Barkley Memorial Center is home to the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders.

09 Feb 2022    

180 SECD students named to Fall 2021 Deans' List

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders had 180 students named to the Deans' List for the fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year. To qualify for the Deans’ List, students must earn a 3.75 GPA over a minimum of 12 graded semester hours, while being enrolled full-time.

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Two individuals in an office setting. One person, wearing a blue shirt is placing a medical device on a head. The device has many cords attached.

20 Jan 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Brain-connected technology opens communications doors for those with severe physical impairments

Nebraska researchers and engineers are exploring new ways to link technology to the human brain. View Brain-connected technology opens communications doors for those with severe physical impairments Article
Barkley Memorial Center

14 Jan 2022    

SECD faculty, students scheduled to present at Council for Exceptional Children Convention

Faculty and students from SECD are authors on nine presentations at the annual Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Convention. The 2022 CEC Convention is offering both in-person programming Jan. 16-19 in Orlando, and virtual components Feb. 1-4. View SECD faculty, students scheduled to present at Council for Exceptional Children Convention Article