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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The third annual Aphasia Awareness Walk, hosted by speech-language pathology students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, June 17, on East Campus.
Six students and two faculty members from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders are preparing to travel to Costa Rica for a third annual study abroad trip May 13-27.