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Buffett Early Childhood Institute

05 Feb 2018    

Buffett Institute seeking fellowship applicants

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is accepting applications from advanced doctoral students within the university system for 1-year fellowships worth up to $25,000. 

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Anthony Ianni

18 Jan 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Anti-bullying speaker to visit East Campus March 7

Anthony Ianni, an anti-bullying motivational speaker, will visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus to share his story of living with Autism and his message to “Live Your Dream.” Ianni’s presentation is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at the Nebraska East Union.

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Karen Hux

09 Jan 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Professor Karen Hux retires from SECD after 27 years

As Karen Hux was finishing up her doctoral program, she saw a job announcement for a faculty position at Nebraska that specifically mentioned traumatic brain injury, neurology and aphasia. She knew she had to apply since those were her areas of interest, but she had no intention of ever living in Lincoln, Nebraska. That was 1989.

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HealthyU

03 Jan 2018    By Kelcey Buck

ACFW collaborating to build better futures: Developing HealthyU

A group of University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers at the Academy for Child and Family Well Being (ACFW) are collaborating with a select team of multidisciplinary professionals from Oregon, Alabama, University of South Florida and Lincoln Public Schools to create a web-based health literacy curriculum to help transition-age adolescents navigate the health care system. 

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13 Dec 2017    

December 2017 commencement: Marisa, Megan, Olga & Allison

Marisa Esch, Megan Gappa, Olga Mwenentanda and Allison Phillips will each graduate with bachelor's degrees during the University of Nebraska-Lincoln commencement ceremony Dec. 16, 2017.

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13 Dec 2017    

December 2017 commencement: Laura Baumgartner, Lindsey Flori & Hannah Manley

Laura Baumgartner, Lindsey Flori and Hannah Manley will each graduate with master's degrees in special education during the University of Nebraska-Lincoln commencement ceremony Dec. 15, 2017.

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20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

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17 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Huskers give gift of hearing through humanitarian audiology project in Nicaragua

When Stacie Ray and Hannah Ditmars learned that there was only one known full-time audiologist in the entire country of Nicaragua, they saw a need, and also an opportunity. That inspired the two SECD faculty members to establish a humanitarian audiology project that would help both the people of Nicaragua and the students in Nebraska's Au.D. program.

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15 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Closing the distance: SLP students provide accent modification through tele practice and study abroad

Alicia Davis arrived at Nebraska in 1997 with the hope of building on the accent modification skills she had developed as a school-based speech-language pathologist. Now, Davis has helped give students in the speech-language pathology master’s program the opportunity to work on their own skills through tele practice and a study abroad trip to Costa Rica.

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13 Nov 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Costa Rica study abroad gives Nebraska students new perspective on education

When Kelsi Anderson decided to go on a study abroad trip to Costa Rica last May, she expected to work hard every day, to be a little out of her comfort zone in staying with a host family for the two-week trip, and to be in awe of the beauty of Monteverde. What she wasn’t expecting was just how different the special education system is in Costa Rica compared with what’s in place in the United States. 

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