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Katelynn Towne, Ph.D., research coordinator for the Nebraska Center for Justice Research (NCJR); Michael Campagna, Ph.D., research associate at NCJR; and Ryan Spohn, Ph.D., director of NCJR conducted this research. Amber Richey, a doctoral candidate in criminal justice at Indiana University Bloomington (not pictured), also co-authored this study.

UNO Study Identifies Strengths, Limitations of Vocational Reentry Programs in Nebraska

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Empowering future leaders, fostering inclusive collaboration, creating innovative solutions.

CPACS was created to offer academic programs to prepare graduates to meet the critical social needs of our community and state. Our certificate and degree programs will prepare you to be a leader, a mover and shaker, and a change maker. Our community and outreach programs and partnerships provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to actively engage with the community.

Painting of older gentleman in front of computer.

Gerontology sponsors events featuring Dr. Kenneth Rockwood

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Headshots of Von Nebbitt, Laurel Sariscsany, and Heidi Rueda

Grace Abbott School of Social Work welcomes a new director and faculty members

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Durango congratulating new alumni

August 2022 Commencement at Baxter Arena

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Real-World Projects

In addition to its academic programs, CPACS offers students opportunities to work on important real world projects.

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