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12 May 2014    

Lineweber 2014 Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award recipient

Roberta Lineweber, a special education teacher with Beatrice Public Schools, has been selected as the 2014 Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award recipient. She will receive the award May 16 at an awards luncheon on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus. Lineweber was nominated by Kelly Maydwell of Beatrice, a student in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln majoring in pre-special education.

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28 Apr 2014    

Beukelman retirement reception May 5

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is pleased to host a retirement reception from 3-5 p.m., Monday, May 5 in Room 130 of the Barkley Memorial Center for Dave Beukelman, professor of Communication Disorders.

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28 Apr 2014    

Healey retirement reception May 5

Charles Healey, professor of peech language pathology in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, is retiring following a 37-year career at UNL. A retirement reception will be held from 3-5 p.m., Monday, May 5 at the Barkley Memorial Center, Room 130.

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14 Mar 2014    

Beukelman retirement reception May 5

The annual Huskers for Hearing 5K Fun Run will be held on East Campus Apr. 26 at 9:00 a.m. Registration opens Apr. 11 at http://marketplace.unl.edu/sofs/student-academy-of-audiology. Cost is $30 for ages 10 and up; free for 9 and younger. Admission includes a t-shirt.

The event is organized by the UNL chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology and benefits HearU Nebraska and the UNL chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology.

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14 Feb 2014    

Beukelman retirement reception May 5

Passion for teaching and keeping students actively engaged in the learning process is John Maag’s trademark as a professor of speech language pathology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Education and Human Sciences. For his talents as a teacher, Maag has been selected for the Donald R. and Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence.

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13 Dec 2013    

Jones receives Career Award in Hearing and Balance from the American Academy of Audiology

Tim Jones, professor in Speech Education and Communication Disorders, has been selected to receive the Career Award in Hearing and Balance from the American Academy of Audiology.

This award is given to non-audiologists with a distinguished career in fields within or related to hearing or balance. Awardees have made significant contributions to their field of study and have devoted their professional career to clinical or laboratory research, teaching, clinical service, and/or mentoring other professionals in the fields related to hearing and balance.

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13 Dec 2013    

Ray receives Service to Mankind award from Gateway Sertoma Club

Stacie Ray, assistant professor of practice in Special Education and Communication Disorders, received the Service to Mankind award from the Gateway Sertoma Club for her work at the local and state levels with HearU Nebraska and the Sertoma Hearing Aid Bank housed at the Barkley Memorial Center. Ray was also recognized for her work with Montclair State University to develop their hearing aid bank based on the model at UNL.

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16 Nov 2013    

Holt to present talk Nov. 22, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is pleased to host Chris Holt from the University of Rochester Medical Center. Holt earned his PhD in pharmacology and toxicology from Tulane University School of Medicine. He studies synaptic pharmacology of the vestibular apparatus. Many sensory systems are endowed with efferent feedback mechanisms that can modulate their primary input to the brain.

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06 Aug 2013    

Duppong Hurley leads team that earns $3.2M grant to study program aimed at keeping kids in school

Kids with emotional and behavioral disorders are more likely to miss school, fail classes and drop out than any other group of students with disabilities. With support from a $3.2 million grant, UNL researchers are evaluating a unique new program that uses parent-to-parent support to encourage families to get the help they need to keep kids in school.

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29 May 2013    

Duppong Hurly and Epstein generate $3.2 million IES grant

Kristin Duppong Hurley and Michael Epstein, professors in the College of Education and Human Science’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, have been awarded a $3.2 million research grant from the Institute of Educational Sciences, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education. They will study Parent Connectors, an innovative parent-to-parent intervention program developed to support the families of middle school youth with emotional disturbance (ED).

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