News

11 Sep 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Five SECD faculty among speakers at NSLHA Fall Convention

Five faculty members from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will be among the speakers featured at the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) fall convention Sept. 14-15, in Lincoln.

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Ricketts Computer Lab

08 Sep 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Student collaboration focus of Ricketts Computer Lab updates

The Ricketts Computer Lab in the Barkley Memorial Center has transformed into a more collaborative space for the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders after being remodeled and upgraded over the summer.

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06 Sep 2017    

New Buffett Institute study reveals struggles, strengths of child care providers

Low compensation, lack of health and retirement benefits, uneven professional preparation, and stress are among the everyday challenges confronted by the more than 1,600 participants in the "Nebraska Early Childhood Workforce Survey." Conducted by the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska, the survey is the largest, most comprehensive ever of the state’s early childhood workforce.

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05 Sep 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Summer UCARE stipend jump-starts Elizabeth Hoffman’s thesis research

While other students used their summers to work, travel, and take a break from school, Elizabeth Hoffman spent part of hers conducting research thanks to a stipend from the Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) Program.

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01 Sep 2017    By Deann Gayman | University Communication

Husker research previews revolutionary stroke treatment

Every 40 seconds, somewhere in the United States, a person suffers a stroke. Early treatment is important in stopping further damage to the brain, and a University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher is working to revolutionize front-line stroke care.

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28 Aug 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Student Academy of Audiology to host sand volleyball fundraiser Sept. 30

The Student Academy of Audiology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host a sand volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 30, at Big Red Restaurant and Sports Bar on West O Street in Lincoln.

Check-in for the tournament begins at 9 a.m., followed by pool play at 9:30. The top two teams at the tournament will win cash prizes.

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15 Aug 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic among finalists for 2017 Best of Lincoln

The hearing and balance services portion of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic is one of three finalists for “Best Audiologist” in the 2017 Best of Lincoln final vote. 

The Barkley Clinic, which is located in the Barkley Memorial Center on UNL’s East Campus, is competing against Christensen Audiology & Hearing Aid Center, and Complete Hearing Solutions in the “Best Audiologist” category.

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Sydney Meister and William Redwine

11 Aug 2017    By Kelcey Buck

August Graduate Spotlights: Sydney Meister & William Redwine

Sydney Meister and William Redwine are two of the 17 students from the Department of Special Education & Communication Disorders who will graduate with their master's degrees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's summer commencement Saturday, Aug. 12.

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07 Aug 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Volunteer opportunity presents learning experience for SECD students

Abby Simpson first learned about the Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders (GFPD) from the parent of a child who had Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorder (PBD). Now Simpson has been an integral part of all five of the GFPD Family & Scientific Conferences.

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24 Jul 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Ray, Ditmars lead students to Nicaragua for humanitarian audiology trip

When Stacie Ray and Hannah Ditmars came up with the idea to take students from the audiology program to Nicaragua to serve a population in desperate need of hearing health care services, their focus was on building a sustainable program. As the two professors depart with six graduate students for their second annual study abroad trip to the country, that focus remains.

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