Today@UNL | $3.2M grant eyes ways to keep kids in school; Housing offers suite open house

UNL's Kristin Duppong Hurley leads a team that is evaluating a program that uses parent-to-parent support to get families help to keep kids with emotional and behavioral disorders in school. (Craig Chandler / University Communications)
UNL's Kristin Duppong Hurley leads a team that is evaluating a program that uses parent-to-parent support to get families help to keep kids with emotional and behavioral disorders in school. (Craig Chandler / University Communications)

$3.2M grant to study program aimed at keeping kids in school

Kids with emotional and behavioral disorders are more likely to miss school, fail classes and drop out than any other group of students with disabilities. UNL researchers are evaluating a unique new program that uses parent-to-parent support to encourage families to get help to keep kids in school. Continue reading…

3D printing forum is today

A forum on 3D printing is 11 a.m. Aug. 6 in the Nebraska Union.Information Technology Services is hosting a 3D printing listening session at 11 a.m. today (Aug. 6) in the Nebraska Union (room posted). Feedback from the forum will be used to gauge interest in 3D printing technology. The session is open to all faculty and staff. Continue reading…

Symposium to feature student research

The Nebraska Summer Research Symposium is 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Nebraska Union Centennial Room. The event will feature research findings by more than 100 high school and undergraduate student researchers from across campus. The symposium is free and open to faculty, staff and students. Continue reading…

A double-bedroom suite in the Knoll Residential Center. (Craig Chandler, University Communications)
A double-bedroom suite in the Knoll Residential Center. (Craig Chandler, University Communications)

Housing offers suite-style open house

University Housing is holding open houses for faculty and staff to view single- and double-bedroom suites in the Robert E. Knoll Residential Center and the new University Suites. The open houses are 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on both Aug. 8-9 and start at University Suites. Continue reading…

Originally published August 6, 2013 - Submit an Item