Today@UNL | Sept. 30, 2010

Brassil's Career award supports food web work

Picture 61.pngChad Brassil, an assistant professor of biological sciences at UNL, is using mathematical models to study how duckweed populations respond to temperature fluctuations. He earned a five-year, $531,141 Faculty Early Career Development Program award from the NSF for this research. Continue reading…

Specht receives first Haskins professorship

Picture 63.pngJames Specht is the first recipient of the new Francis and Dorothy Haskins Professorship in Plant Genetics. The new permanently endowed professorship fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will generate an annual stipend for research and program support and enhance plant genetics research. Continue reading…

Grant to aid Nebraska math, science education

university_seal.jpgThe National Science Foundation has awarded UNL two grants totaling more than $4 million to support improved mathematics and science education in Nebraska schools that need it most. UNL's Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education will administer both grants. Continue reading…

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