News

10 Feb 2015    By Sherri Jones

Student Investigator Grant awarded to Macy Schott

Macy Schott, a doctoral student working toward the AuD degree  in Audiology in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, was awarded a Student Investigator Grant in the Research Grants in Hearing & Balance program from the American Academy of Audiology.  Macy will be collaborating with UNL Extension to evaluate a hearing conservation program designed for 4-H youth.  Sherri Jones serves as Macy’s mentor.

Congratulations Macy!

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27 Jan 2015    By Sherri Jones

Parent Association Praise

Congratulations to the following faculty members who will be recognized by the UNL Parent Association.  This recognition reflects the good news that students tell their parents about their instructors.
Tom Carrell
Cynthia Cress
Susan Lien
Beth Dinneen

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Dr. Steven Barlow

12 Jan 2015    By Sherri Jones

Barlow Awarded Grant

Steven Barlow was recently awarded a grant from Epic Medical Concepts and Innovation for a project entitled Somatosensory and Motor Function in Individuals with Cerebral Stroke Following TAC-Cell Array Pneumocutaneous Stimulation.  His project will investigate the effects of a novel somatosensory stimulation, using technology developed in his laboratory, on sensorimotor rehabilitation in individuals who have suffered a stroke resulting in unilateral sensorimotor impairment.
 
Congratulations Steven!

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08 Jan 2015    

CEHS online graduate education program ranked #5

In its annual ranking of online graduate education programs, the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is ranked fifth nationally by U.S. News and World Report. The ranking is up six spots from last year and applies to master’s in education degree programs.

U.S. News and World Report bases the rankings on several factors such as accreditation, admissions selectivity and academic and career support services. The number five ranking places UNL behind only Penn State (fourth) in the rankings among Big Ten institutions.

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19 Dec 2014    By UNL Today

Savaiano Collaborates on Art Project

Students in associate professor of art Sandra Williams’ Color and Composition class this fall completed a project to recreate works of art in a tactual manner to be displayed at the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

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31 Oct 2014    

SECD doctoral students awarded New Century Scholarships

Austin Oder and Jessie Patterson, both Ph.D. students in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, were awarded New Century Doctoral Scholarships from the American Speech Language Hearing Association. The New Century Scholarship program supports strong doctoral candidates who will pursue a teacher-investigator career in the academic environment at the university/college level. Oder and Patterson will be recognized at the American Speech Language Hearing Association convention in November.

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Dr. Julie Honaker

29 Oct 2014    

Honaker in National Magazine

Julie Honaker is featured in the current issue of Audiology Today (pages 34-39).

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Dr. Reece Peterson

29 Oct 2014    By Dr. Sherri Jones

Peterson Quoted About School Discipline

Reece Peterson was recently quoted in a news article regarding school discipline that appeared in The Clarion-Ledger, a Jackson, MS newspaper.

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Dr. Steve Boney

29 Sep 2014    By Dr. Sherri Jones

Boney Awarded Honors of the Association

Congratulations to Steve Boney who was awarded Honors of the Association from the Nebraska Speech Language Hearing Association.  Steve was recognized for his many years of service to the profession, the state organization, the state board of examiners, the department, students, and to individuals with hearing loss.  
Congratulations Steve.  Well deserved!

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26 Sep 2014    By Dr. Sherri Jones

Dr. Ray Awarded Funds for Children's Hearing Aids

Stacie Ray was awarded $75,950 from Women Investing in Nebraska for her proposal to give the gift of hearing through HearU Nebraska.  Stacie’s proposal was selected after site visits were completed for nine finalists.  The funds will be used to secure amplification devices for 30+ hearing impaired children (birth to age 18) in the state of Nebraska.  HearU Nebraska’s mission is to provide hearing aids to children ages 0 to 18 with priority to newly identified children from 0 to 3 years of age.

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