Today@UNL | Head's giant snake research featured in Smithsonian special; Architecture dean finalist's presentation is today

UNL's Jason Head (top left) is on a research team that discovered fossils of Titanoboa, the world's largest snake. In the photo, Head holds the vertebrate of Titanoboa (left) with one from a modern anaconda.
UNL's Jason Head (top left) is on a research team that discovered fossils of Titanoboa, the world's largest snake. In the photo, Head holds the vertebrate of Titanoboa (left) with one from a modern anaconda.

Head, Titanoboa featured in Smithsonian special

The world of a prehistoric snake — a nightmarish giant, measuring longer than a Tyrannosaurus Rex or a modern school bus — is being brought to life in part by UNL's Jason Head. The discovery will be featured in a 90-minute Smithsonian Channel special, airing April 1. Continue reading…

Information about the ParkNOW! option is included on stickers at all UNL parking meters.
Information about the ParkNOW! option is included on stickers at all UNL parking meters.

Parking rolls out meter payment by cell phone

UNL is again offering the option to pay for campus metered parking via cell phone. Starting today, ParkNOW! is offering the electronic payment option at 400 parking meters across City and East campuses. Users are encouraged to set up an account before accessing the service. Continue reading…

Toruno to lead plant pathology seminar today

Tania Toruno, a doctoral student in UNL's Alfano Research Group, will present "The Pseudomonas HopA1 Effector Suppresses Plant Innate Immunity and Resembles Phosphothreonine Lyases from Animal Pathogens," at 4 p.m., March 26 in 264 Keim Hall. The seminar is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

Originally published March 26, 2012 - Submit an Item