Today@UNL | Pound Hall used for fire training; Storz featured in Science

Jamie Pospisil (center) discusses the Pound Hall fire panel with fellow members of Lincoln Fire and Rescue on June 11. First responders have been using Pound Hall to train for high-rise fires. (Troy Fedderson, University Communications)
Jamie Pospisil (center) discusses the Pound Hall fire panel with fellow members of Lincoln Fire and Rescue on June 11. First responders have been using Pound Hall to train for high-rise fires. (Troy Fedderson, University Communications)

Pound Hall used for high-rise fire training

An agreement with University Housing has allowed Lincoln Fire and Rescue to offer hands-on training about high-rise fire response. Nearly 300 of Lincoln's first responders have taken part in the training sessions in Pound Hall. The training finishes today. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/fos
Research team members (from left) Hideaki Moriyama, Jay Storz and Chandrasekhar Natarajan (Greg Nathan, University Communications)
Research team members (from left) Hideaki Moriyama, Jay Storz and Chandrasekhar Natarajan (Greg Nathan, University Communications)

Context crucial in genetic evolution mutations

A new study led by Jay Storz and published in the June 14 issue of Science shows that the benefits of individual mutations are determined by other mutations associated with it. In other words, genetic evolution is context-dependent. Continue reading…

Libraries dean search to begin

South facade to UNL's Love Library. (Troy Fedderson, University CommunicationsEllen Weissinger, senior vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, has announced that UNL will conduct an internal search for a permanent dean of the University Libraries. The search, open to all tenured members of the libraries faculty, begins immediately and is expected to finish by the end of July. Continue reading…

Originally published June 14, 2013 - Submit an Item