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Steven Barlow

17 Nov 2015    

Barlow honored by ASHA

Steven Barlow, Corwin Moore Professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has received the highest honor of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

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03 Nov 2015    

CEHS Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Nov. 14

CEHS undergraduate and graduate students will share their work with fellow students, faculty and other educators and community members Saturday, Nov. 14 at Teachers College Hall and the Henzlik Hub. Other UNL students and recent alums who have engaged in the study of education and/or human sciences have also been invited to share.

The aim of the conference is to give students an opportunity to showcase their work and dialogue with peers and mentors about important issues in education and the human sciences. 

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09 Oct 2015    

SECD faculty & staff recognized

Faculty and staff from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders have recently been recognized for a variety of professional successes.

Steven Barlow, Corwin Moore Professor, was appointed as associate director of the center for Brain, Biology and Behavior. He will lead interdisciplinary research efforts in neurotherapeutics. He will also receive American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Honors at its November convention—the highest award given by ASHA for significant contributions to the field.

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23 Sep 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Major CEHS initiative invests in early childhood

Responding to changing demographics and a growing population of young at-risk children, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced a strategic initiative to strengthen support for early childhood development in Nebraska.

Chancellor Harvey Perlman, Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences Marjorie Kostelnik, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley and others shared the plans at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.

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02 Sep 2015    

Hebert featured in "Inside IES Research" blog

Assistant Professor Michael Hebert, Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, is featured in the August 31, 2015 blog "Inside IES Research," hosted by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education. Hebert was previously selected as a recipient of an Early Career Development and Mentoring Grant from the National Center for Special Education Rsearch (NCSER), a division of IES.

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31 Aug 2015    

SECD hosts school discipline conference Sept. 18

The apparent overuse of suspension and expulsion as disciplinary consequences in schools has become a serious concern. Both the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Office of Civil Rights have communicated to educators in the last year concerns about what they believe is a consistent pattern of over representation of students who are minorities, and students receiving these consequences. The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is hosting a one-day conference from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sept.

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Dr. Julie Honaker

12 Aug 2015    By Sherri Jones

Honaker Wins Award

Julie Honaker’s  article in the American Journal of Audiology, “Impact of Fear of Falling for Patients and Caregivers: Perceptions Before and After Participation in Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation Therapy,” is the winner of the 2014 Editor’s Award.  An Editor’s Award is  limited to the most impactful works that meet the highest quality standards in research design and presentation.

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10 Aug 2015    

Speech language pathology and audiology programs at UNL are alive and well and growing

A recent article in the Omaha World Herald has raised concerns that the Speech Language Pathology and Audiology programs at UNL may be closing. This could not be farther from the truth! Our programs are alive and well and growing.

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15 Jul 2015    

Barlow Earns Award

Congratulations to Steven Barlow who will be awarded American Speech Language Hearing Association Honors at the November convention.  This is the highest award given by ASHA for significant contributions to the field.

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02 Jun 2015    

Sources of Pride

Kelly Wacker will receive the Service to Mankind Award from the University Sertoma Club.  Kelly is being recognized for her work with Special Olympics.

Following a successful Spark Talk this spring, Reece Peterson is leading preparations for a fall conference on Exclusionary School Discipline to be held September 18, 2015 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus.  Save the date!  More information to soon follow.

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