NebraskaSCIENCE Newsletter - October 2017

Full STEAM Ahead on Oct. 29

Full STEAM Ahead on Oct 29th from 1-4pmFamilies with young children are invited to Full STEAM Ahead, Oct. 29, 1-4 p.m. at the East Campus Union Arbor Suite. The free event features interactive activities in science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics using nature and the outdoors. Continue reading…

Pannier earns NIH award to enhance gene therapy

Angela PannierUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln biomedical engineer and former Women in Science Conference keynote speaker Angela Pannier has received a 2017 National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award to develop novel methods that improve use of adult stem cells in gene therapy. Continue reading…

Resource: 'Small Teaching'

Small Teaching by James LangIn Spring of 2016 John Lang published a book, "Small Teaching: Everyday lessons from the Science of Learning," that outlines a small set of principles that can be used to create incremental, but powerful, changes in how we help students learn. Continue reading…

Pocket Science: Spiders

Eileen Hebets (left) and Alissa Anderson --  Craig Chandler | University CommunicationHusker arachnologists Alissa Anderson and Eileen Hebets have conducted a second study showing that sexual restraints help male spiders produce more offspring. Anderson and Hebets are also the creators of an NMSSI course on arachnids for teachers. Continue reading…

Originally published October 23, 2017 - Submit an Item