Today@UNL | Econ profs work on all-digital course; Feb. 16 Thompson Forum to feature Valmont execs

CBA professors Roger Butters (left) and Carlos Asarta are working with McGraw-Hill to develop a digital curriculum for economics.
CBA professors Roger Butters (left) and Carlos Asarta are working with McGraw-Hill to develop a digital curriculum for economics.

Econ profs team with publisher to develop all-digital course

Introductory economics courses at colleges and universities will soon be taking a giant step forward in the digital age. McGraw-Hill Higher Education and two economics professors from UNL are developing the first fully digital curriculum for economics. The course will be published in 2014. Continue reading…

Feb. 16 Thompson Forum to feature Valmont execs

(From left) Mogens Bay and E. Robert Meaney.The global crisis in the supply and quality of water for agriculture will be the focus of the Feb. 16 E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. The 7 p.m., free, public lecture will feature two executives from the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment. Continue reading…

Phi Beta Delta seeks award nominations

Phi Beta Delta, the honor society that recognizes international achievements, is seeking nominees for the annual "UNL International Scholar of the Year" awards. The awards generally recognize a faculty member, domestic student and an international student. Nominations are due by March 5. Continue reading…

Originally published February 15, 2012 - Submit an Item