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Five Things with Troy Smith

Monday, July 6, 2020

If you’re trying to manage employees during the current coronavirus pandemic, you want to aim for on-the-job consistency. Troy Smith is an assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business. His research suggests during stressful times, consistency heightens performance and well-being. Find out more in this episode of Faculty 101: Five Things with Troy Smith.

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Troy Smith teaches MNGT 360 - Managing Behavior in Organizations in Howard Hawks Hall.

Five Things with Brad Lubben

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread economic damage to the country…including agriculture. In this episode of Faculty 101, we hear from University of Nebraska-Lincoln agriculture economist Brad Lubben about the unique challenges facing farmers and ranchers and how they can weather the storm.

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Five Things with Ajai Ammachathram

Monday, June 8, 2020

The hospitality industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Hotels, resorts, restaurants and other businesses are beginning to reopen but the industry faces big challenges ahead. Ajai Ammachathram is an assistant professor in the Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. In this episode of Faculty 101 we talked to Ammachathram about what’s ahead…and what it will take to bring customers back.

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Ajai Ammachathram, working with HRTM students in the catering class in Leverton Hall.

Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen: A Passion for Fashion

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen had a career in the fashion and merchandising industry before coming to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In her classroom, Dr. Jorgensen provides a holistic education that prepares students for a variety of industry careers. In this episode of Faculty 101, Dr. Jorgensen shares the major trends consumers can expect to see when they go shopping in the next decade.

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Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen laughs with students in front of dress forms

Kwame Dawes: The Busiest Man in Literature

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

He calls Ghana, Jamaica and Nebraska home. He writes plays, novels and poetry. And he believes literature helps students become empathetic citizens of the world. Kwame Dawes is the Glenna Luschei Editor-in-Chief of the Prairie Schooner literary journal at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. In this episode of Faculty 101, find out what brought him to Nebraska and how the music of Bob Marley changed his life.

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Kwame Dawes stands at his desk with books and past publications of Prairie Schooner behind him

Stadium Students

Thursday, November 14, 2019

In this edition of Faculty 101, we meet students who get real world experience working at Memorial Stadium. The stadium provides is a unique training ground for students in a variety of programs.

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John Shrader and Kasey Linde

Off-the-field Safety: Mario Scalora and Nebraska’s Threat Assessment Team

Thursday, October 31, 2019

On Saturday in Lincoln, Husker fans cheer on the home team. But behind the scenes, another team is working to make sure the only conflict is on the field. In this episode of Faculty 101, we go behind-the-scenes at Memorial Stadium for a look at how the security team keeps fans safe. And we meet Mario Scalora, psychology professor and national threat assessment expert.

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Mario Scalora poses in front of computer screens

Jeffrey Rudy: Training the Trainers at Nebraska

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Athletic training students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln get hands-on training in a variety of athletes in world-class facilities. In this edition of Faculty 101, we go inside a at Memorial Stadium and meet Jeff Rudy, director of Athletic Training Education.

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Jeff Rudy being interviewed

Understanding the Brain: A Tour of CB3

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Memorial Stadium is the home of the Huskers. But it also houses a unique facility dedicated to understanding the human brain. In this edition of Faculty 101, we go on a tour of the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior…and we meet Cary Savage, the center’s director. Learn about a partnership with Nebraska athletics to study concussions. And find out what you can do to protect your brain.

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Cary Savage in CB3

Walking Back in Time: A Campus Architecture Tour

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Where did Nebraska football take the field before Memorial Stadium? In this edition of Faculty 101, Kay Logan-Peters takes us to the site of Nebraska’s win over the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. Dr. Logan-Peters is an architecture librarian, with a unique way of telling campus stories.

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Kay Logan-Peters giving her Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture