Today@UNL | NSF grant aids quest for irrigation management tool; UNL makes national headlines in July

Stephen Reichenbach (from left), Xin Dong, Mehmet Can Vuran and Suat Irmak are working on a project to develop wireless underground sensor networks to give agricultural producers real-time information about soil moisture and changing conditions that would
Stephen Reichenbach (from left), Xin Dong, Mehmet Can Vuran and Suat Irmak are working on a project to develop wireless underground sensor networks to give agricultural producers real-time information about soil moisture and changing conditions that would

NSF grant to guide irrigation management tool to market

Mehmet Can Vuran is developing an irrigation management tool that has the potential to benefit farmers by reducing costs, conserving water and improving yields. The wireless underground sensor network project — which includes the work of grad student Xin Dong — has received a $418,760 NSF grant. Continue reading…

Third associate VC candidate to visit Aug. 6

Regina WerumCorrection: Regina Werum, a candidate for associate vice chancellor for research, will make a public presentation 3 p.m. Aug. 6 in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center room 212/Unity Room. Faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. She is the third of six candidates for two positions. Continue reading…

Sheldon offers First Friday walking tour

"Abraham Lincoln," a bronze sculpture by Daniel Chester French.The Sheldon Museum of Art hosts a First Friday walking tour of turn-of-the-century Lincoln, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. The tour will begin with a brief introduction of the new exhibit "A Legacy of Giving: The Anna and Frank Hall Collection." The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

Originally published August 3, 2012 - Submit an Item