Today@UNL | Dussault selected new dean of Graduate Studies

(Top) UNL's Prem Paul talks during the May 4 closing panel of the 2011 global Water for Food Conference. (Bottom, right) Robert Meaney, senior VP, Valmont Industries, and Simi Kamal, CEO, Hisaar Foundation, Pakistan, during the panel discussion.
(Top) UNL's Prem Paul talks during the May 4 closing panel of the 2011 global Water for Food Conference. (Bottom, right) Robert Meaney, senior VP, Valmont Industries, and Simi Kamal, CEO, Hisaar Foundation, Pakistan, during the panel discussion.

Policy is critical piece of water for food puzzle

Of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute’s three focus areas – research, education and policy – it may be the last one that proves most daunting in determining how to feed a growing world population with less water, experts said May 4, the last day of the Water for Food conference. Continue reading…

Dussault selected as dean of Graduate Studies

Patrick DussaultPatrick Dussault, Charles Bessey professor of chemistry, has been selected the new dean of Graduate Studies. Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Ellen Weissinger announced the appointment. Dussault will take over duties as graduate dean June 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents. Continue reading…

Fuller to receive Doc Elliott Award

Robert FullerRobert Fuller, professor emeritus in physics and astronomy, will receive the Doc Elliott Award during the Nebraska Alumni Association's awards banquet today at the Nebraska Champions Club. In addition, 23 UNL alumni, eight students and one family will be honored during the celebration. Continue reading…

Originally published May 5, 2011 - Submit an Item