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Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Design Specialist, Stacie Kotschwar, who leads our graphic design team. Q&A with Stacie Kotschwar: What is something you have learned from your...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Specialist, Elizabeth Gleason, who has experience as a research analyst focusing on safety net and child support policy. Q&A with Elizabeth...
Congratulations to Amanda Parker, one of our recent undergraduate research assistants, on being selected as a NASA Space Grant Fellowship recipient! Amanda is currently a graduate assistant at the Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Nebraska Omaha. As part of the NASA Space Grant...
This month, Senior Research Specialist Quinn Lewandowski appeared on the Aging Partners "Live & Learn" segment to talk about Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) training in long-term care facilities around the state. The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is managing a CDC​-funded grant with...
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 19th Annual Great Plains Disaster Behavioral Health Conference this month. We had over 200 participants this year! We would especially like to thank all our wonderful speakers for their engaging presentations on building resilience. Sheri Dawson...
Nebraska Today featured an article highlighting the one-year anniversary of the Nebraska Strong: Recovery Project and the six-month extension the project received to continue to provide crisis counseling and outreach to Nebraskans impacted by COVID-19. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Research Director, Denise Bulling, whose research interests include behavioral health policy, disaster and homeland security issues, and threat...
In the aftermath of a suicide, those responding to the scene — loved ones and first responders — need care and information. In response, Nebraska is about to distribute wallet cards designed to be quickly available references for these tragic situations. The cards are a project by the University of...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Graphic Designer, Taylor Hays, who is a web developer and designer. Q&A with Taylor Hays: What is something you have learned from your work and...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Specialist, Lisa Bowers, whose interests include social economics, community development and leadership, project management, and research design...
Diane Kennedy has announced that she will retire, effective July 15. Diane has served as executive assistant and office administrative team lead for the Public Policy Center for the last four years. During that time, she managed many of the day-to-day operations of the office, serving as our...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (PPC) has formed a three-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Army Research Institute (ARI) to identify factors impacting the development of leadership identity in enlisted Army personnel. Dr. Mario Scalora and Dr. Denise Bulling of the PPC will be...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Coordinator, Khadijah Davis, whose interests include health law/policies, international relations, public health programming, and HIV research. Q...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Research Coordinator, Alyssa Sloane, whose interests include American foreign policy, international relations, and the protection of human rights and...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Research Specialist, Victoria Stamadianou, whose work focuses on systems of care and behavioral health. Q&A with Victoria Stamadianou: What is...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Operations Manager, Lia Bovaird, who manages the PPC’s overall financial operations. Q&A with Lia Bovaird: What is something you have learned from your...
Staff Snapshot: Meet some of the researchers and staff members who make PPC such a great place to work! For today's staff snapshot, we spoke with Senior Research Manager, Stacey Hoffman, whose work focuses on disaster behavioral health response planning and program management, risk and crisis...
Congratulations to the 109 University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty who received promotions or tenure! A full list of faculty receiving honors can be viewed here. We would like to extend our congratulations to the following colleagues and partners: Trey Andrews - Assistant Professor of Psychology and...
On April 29, Civic Nebraska will honor Nebraskans of all ages whose efforts ensure a more modern and robust democracy in the Cornhusker State. The 2021 Strengthening Democracy Awards honorees include educators, advocates, students, and everyday Nebraskans who demonstrate exceptional civic leadership...
The Public Policy Center's management and creation of the “Building a Suicide-Safe School Community” course has resulted in more than 10,500 educators and staff completing the training in school districts throughout Nebraska during the 2020-2021 school year. Educators and staff can take this course...