Today@UNL | Raikes students win app-development contest; Snakes slither into Sunday Scientist

From left: Derek Guenther, Clay Upton, Chris Johnson, Alec Johnston and Neema Bahramzad react with the news of their win.
From left: Derek Guenther, Clay Upton, Chris Johnson, Alec Johnston and Neema Bahramzad react with the news of their win.

Raikes students win $58,000 in national app-development contest

In a live webcast in front of as many as 3,000 people across the nation on Feb. 15, students from the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management cheered after winning more than $58,000 in an app-development challenge. Continue reading…

More details at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7UEsFaeoMY

BBR, Economics develop new Nebraska Indicators report

Adam George (left), Eric Ransom, Eric Thompson and William Walstad helped develop the first Leading Economic Indicator report for Nebraska, released today.The Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska increased by 0.51 percent in January, indicating that the state’s economy will grow at a moderate rate in mid-2012. This is the headline in a new report developed by the Bureau of Business Research and the Department of Economics, to be released monthly. Continue reading…

3rd annual Employee Quilt Show starts Feb. 20

UNL Employee Quilt ShowThe Employee Quilt Show is Feb. 20 through March 1 in the Nebraska Union Rotunda Gallery, with 15 quilters displaying 30 quilts, ranging from traditional to modern blocks and fabrics, from pieced to applique, from small to large, from commercial patterns to self designed patterns. The show is free. Continue reading…

Originally published February 17, 2012 - Submit an Item