Ashlynn Arndt, Madison Bosilevac, Sam Galligan, Emily Hestermann, Josie Hurling, Brynley Klein, Amberly Parker, Rachel Weremy

03 May 2021    

May 2021 graduate spotlights: communication sciences and disorders

Nine students graduating with bachelor's degrees in communication sciences and disorders – Ashlynn Arndt, Madison Bosilevac, Sam Galligan, Emily Hestermann, Josie Hurling, Michaela Lynn Johnson, Brynley Klein, Amberly Parker and Rachel Weremy – share Q-&-As ahead of the commencement ceremony May 8, 2021.

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Judy Harvey observes during a session of the Memory Workshop

28 Apr 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Clinical, research opportunities at Barkley Center inspire Judy Harvey's career progress

Judy Harvey first came to UNL as an undergraduate student. After a few changes in her major, she eventually found her home at the Barkley Memorial Center studying to be a speech-language pathologist, and Barkley has remained a part of her life ever since.

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Spring Library photo

26 Apr 2021    

CEHS researchers among most cited scientists worldwide

Twelve researchers from the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were among the top 2% of the most cited researchers worldwide throughout their careers, according to research on metascience by Stanford University.

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Angela Dietsch demonstrates equipment in her Sensorimotor Integration for Swallowing and Communication Lab

23 Apr 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Angela Dietsch uses clinical experience to drive research on sensorimotor integration

Angela Dietsch did not plan to be a speech-language pathologist. Her undergraduate training in communication disorders was meant to complement her pre-med studies on her way to becoming an otolaryngologist. Then she realized how much she enjoyed those communication disorders courses and her career path changed.



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Writing on a notebook.

13 Apr 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Literacy a lifeline for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Nebraska researchers are developing a detailed literacy profile to identify strengths and weaknesses in reading, writing and cognition skills among students with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

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12 Mar 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Sue Kemp leading Costa Rica virtual global experience

Since 2015, professor of practice Sue Kemp had led a study abroad experience to Costa Rica. This year, she will instead lead a course titled “Virtual Comparison between the Educational and Cultural Perspectives between the U.S. and Costa Rica” beginning May 17.

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Manuel Vicente headshot

04 Mar 2021    

Manuel Vicente selected for T35 research program at Boys Town National Research Hospital

Manuel Vicente, a second-year student in the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) program, was selected to participate in a T35 short-term research training program at Boys Town National Research Hospital in the summer.

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Marc Goodrich headshot

18 Feb 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Marc Goodrich selected for Rebecca L. Sandak Young Investigator Award

Assistant professor Marc Goodrich was selected as the recipient of the Rebecca L. Sandak Young Investigator Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.

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A Husker graduate clinician provides SPEAK OUT!® therapy to a gentleman with Parkinson's.

15 Feb 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Speech therapy for individuals with Parkinson’s available at Barkley Clinic

The Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic is offering an intensive therapy program to help individuals who have Parkinson’s Disease preserve their speech and voice through the SPEAK OUT!® & LOUD Crowd® program. 



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A Husker graduate clinician and her supervisor, Beth Dinneen, share in activities with a young girl with down syndrome during a speech therapy session at the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic.

08 Feb 2021    By Kelcey Buck

Barkley Clinic offering parent-focused communication training for children with down syndrome

Speech-language pathologists at the Barkley Clinic are collaborating with Down Syndrome Advocates in Action Nebraska (DSAANE) to offer a parent-focused training to promote early language development for children with down syndrome.

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