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Kaytlin Tippin & Jenna Varilek

10 Aug 2018    

August 2018 graduate Q&As: Kaytlin Tippin & Jenna Varilek

Q&As with Kaytlin Tippin and Jenna Varilek, who each are graduating with their master's degrees in speech-language pathology at the August 2018 commencement.

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13 Jul 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Peng Peng selected for Early Career Award from International Dyslexia Association

University of Nebraska-Lincoln assistant professor Peng Peng was named the recipient of the 2018 Early Career Award for Contributions to Research from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). 

The award is given in recognition of innovative research that is likely to have a positive impact on the lives of individuals with dyslexia. As the 2018 recipient, Peng Peng will be presented with the award at the Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference, IDA’s annual conference, in October. 

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12 Jul 2018    By Kelcey Buck

HearU Nebraska to benefit from Lincoln Saltdogs’ Deaf & Hard of Hearing Night July 18

HearU Nebraska will be featured during the Lincoln Saltdogs’ annual Nebraska Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Night scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, at Haymarket Park in Lincoln. 

A portion of proceeds from ticket sales at the game will be donated to HearU Nebraska, a hearing aid bank housed in the Barkley Memorial Center on East Campus that provides hearing aids to children ages 0-18 years throughout Nebraska whose families might not otherwise be able to afford them. 

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21 Jun 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Alaina Bassett set to end decade-long journey at Barkley Memorial Center with dissertation defense

Alaina Bassett jokes that she wanted to be a veterinarian but she didn’t want to go to school for eight years. That was 10 years ago, before she began her journey at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she will soon complete her third degree.

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15 Jun 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic partners with Tabitha to provide memory workshop

A few years ago, Judy Harvey attended the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) convention and returned to Lincoln inspired to help adults develop strategies to maintain sharp memories as they age. 

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05 Jun 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic offers variety of services for individuals with aphasia

Aphasia is a communication disorder affecting more than 2 million people in the United States, yet a majority of Americans have never heard of the term “aphasia.” Learn more about this disorder and the ways speech-language pathologists and students at the Barkley Clinic are helping people with aphasia.

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15 May 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Fourth annual Aphasia Awareness Walk set for June 9 on East Campus

The speech-language pathology students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will host the fourth annual Aphasia Awareness Walk Saturday, June 9, on East Campus. 

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11 May 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Two SECD groups depart for study abroad experiences in Costa Rica May 12

A total of 17 students and four faculty members from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders are set to begin their two-week study abroad experiences in Costa Rica May 12-26. 

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John Maag

10 May 2018    By Kelcey Buck

John Maag journeys from aspiring musician to commencement speaker

To say John Maag never expected to be speaking at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s graduate commencement ceremony last Friday would be a vast understatement. After all, Maag hadn’t even planned to go to college himself, let alone go on to earn three college degrees and spend his career mentoring future educators.

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03 May 2018    

May 2018 graduate Q&As: Master's degrees

Q-and-As with Alyaa Aljeeb, Andrea Kremeier, Jett Mickelsen and Dana Todoruk, who will graduate with their master's degrees this weekend. Aljeeb is a Fulbright Scholar from Bahrain who will earn her master's in special education, while Kremeier, Mickelsen and Todoruk will each earn master's degrees in speech-language pathology.

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