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Recent News

Study reveals mechanisms of drought response in plants

June 29th

UNL biologists have published a new study that lays bare several roots of how plants respond to drought. The researchers have shown that mutations in two genes of the plant species Arabidopsis thaliana can stifle its development and disrupt the defe. . .

45 high-achieving students selected to CBA's Honors Academy

July 1st

Forty-five incoming first-year students have been selected for the College of Business Administration's Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this fall. The group will be the third to join the academy since its founding in 2013.  "Th. . .

UNL finishes fourth in Hearst Awards Program standings

June 29th

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications finished fourth in the nation the 2014-2015 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. More than 100 accredited undergraduate journalism schools are eligible to participate in . . .

NOAA's new drought center to expand UNL's drought expertise

June 25th

A top federal official this week announced plans for the establishment of a new Drought Risk Management Research Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  The new center will help state and local government be better prepared to respond to d. . .

UNL earns Innovation and Economic Prosperity University designation

June 24th

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today designated the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University, recognizing UNL's strong commitment to economic engagement. The designation acknowledges u. . .

UNL chemists: New 2-D material's properties show promise

June 23rd

One completed a series of theoretical calculations to predict its properties with the help of a massive computing center. The other grew it in bulk before waxing its atom-thin whiskers with the assistance of adhesive tape. Together, University of Ne. . .

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