NebraskaSCIENCE Newsletter - September 2015

Science literacy talks on Sept. 16

Eleanor Vandegrift"Making Science Relevant to General Education Audiences at the University of Oregon" will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in 107 Hardin Hall on UNL East Campus. Eleanor Vandegrift, Associate Director of Science Literacy Program at the University of Oregon, will present. Continue reading…

What is relativity?

What is RelativityAstronomer, popular science writer (and speaker!), textbook author, and education consultant, Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, will speak during the Lincoln stopover of his yearlong "relativity tour." Continue reading…

Get involved in science communication

We often struggle to get the general public excited about science. The UNLSciComm symposium on Oct. 4 brings together an unprecedented breadth of expertise from across the University of Nebraska, as well as Doane College and the University of Colorado. Continue reading…

Redesigned lab spaces open in Manter Hall

The redesigned anatomy lab in UNL's Manter Hall includes room for 60 students. The space includes six cadaver tanks, a specialized high-definition camera system, group work stations and an air exchange system that replaces the air in the lab 22 times eachAn $8.1 million renovation is transforming 40-year-old biological sciences laboratories in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Manter Hall into modern lab spaces designed to further digital learning and foster interdisciplinary collaborations. Continue reading…

Apply for Aspirations in Computing Award

Apply for Aspirations in Computing AwardNCWIT Aspirations in Computing provides a long-term community for female technologists, from K-12 through higher education and beyond, encouraging persistence in computing through continuous engagement and ongoing
encouragement at each pivotal stage of their educational and professional development. Continue reading…

Architecture students to transform downtown Sept. 18

Ceiling of a Park(ing) Day structure built by UNL architecture students. UNL will again take part in the global event on Sept. 18.The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture will take part in “Park(ing) Day” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18. Students will transform ordinary parking stalls into temporary public parks and spaces. Students will be exhibiting their installed work in downtown Lincoln on P Street. Continue reading…

Originally published September 11, 2015 - Submit an Item