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Karen Hux

20 Mar 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Brain Awareness: Hux devoted to helping individuals with traumatic brain injuries

In conjunction with Brain Injury Awareness Month and Brain Awareness Week, SECD is highlighting the work of three faculty members whose research and expertise focuses on brain development, injuries and disorders - assistant professor YingYing Wang, professor Karen Hux and associate professor of practice Kristy Weissling.

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YingYing Wang

20 Mar 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Brain Awareness: Wang brings brain imaging expertise to SECD

In conjunction with Brain Injury Awareness Month and Brain Awareness Week, SECD is highlighting the work of three faculty members whose research and expertise focuses on brain development, injuries and disorders - assistant professor YingYing Wang, professor Karen Hux and associate professor of practice Kristy Weissling.

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Steve Graham & Karen Harris

08 Mar 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Arizona State professors headline writing research mini-conference April 7-8 on East Campus

Steve Graham and Karen Harris, professors in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, will be the keynote speakers during a mini-conference on writing research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln April 7-8.

The first day of the conference will focus on research-oriented topics, and is open to all faculty and students at Nebraska. The second day will be a teacher- and practice-oriented day, and is open to all faculty and students at Nebraska, along with teachers from Lincoln Public Schools and other area schools.

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06 Mar 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Student Academy of Audiology to host fifth annual Huskers for Hearing 5K April 22

The Student Academy of Audiology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host its Fifth Annual Huskers for Hearing 5K Fun Run Saturday, April 22, on East Campus.

Online registration for the 5K is open until April 5 by visiting http://go.unl.edu/huskersforhearing. Cost is $35 for individuals ages 8 and older, and includes an event T-shirt. Children ages 7 and under are free. Participants may also register the day of the fun run with cash or check payments. In addition to the 5K, the event will also include a silent auction.

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03 Mar 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Audiology at Nebraska: Helping the world hear, one individual at a time

In celebration of World Hearing Day March 3, the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders highlights the many ways faculty and students in the audiology program contribute to improving hearing for people throughout Nebraska and beyond.

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Anne Thomas

01 Mar 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Anne Thomas prepares for dissertation defense

Q-and-A with Anne Thomas, a lecturer in SECD, who is also a Ph.D. candidate in educational studies. She will present information from her dissertation research at a brown bag session March 3, before defending her dissertation March 6.

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07 Feb 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Crowning achievement: Maddie Lorenzen prepares to oversee fifth Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant

A brother with a profound intellectual disability, a sister who competed in pageants, and a passion for helping others – that combination of characteristics helped lead Maddie Lorenzen to become the state director of the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant.

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Rachel Zahn (right) gives a high-five to a student at NCECBVI.

27 Jan 2017    By Kelcey Buck

SECD Alumna Rachel Zahn Selected for Delta Gamma Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship

Rachel Zahn, a December 2016 graduate of the master’s program in special education, was selected for a Delta Gamma Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship Award to attend the 2017 American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Leadership Conference March 2-4 in Arlington, Virginia.

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26 Jan 2017    By Kelcey Buck

Spring semester schedule announced for brown bag sessions

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders announced seven upcoming brown bag sessions for the spring semester to be held at the Barkley Memorial Center. The brown bags are intended primarily to allow graduate students to present and respond to research topics, while receiving feedback from those in attendance. 

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26 Jan 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due March 6

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.

Proposals must be emailed to Deb Mullen (dmullen1@unl.edu) in a Word document by March 6, 2017.

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