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Jun 7 2023
National Hog Farmer: UNL scientists develop robust vaccine against swine influenza strain

A successful long-term experiment with live hogs indicates Husker scientists may be another step closer to achieving a safe, long-lasting and potentially universal vaccine against swine flu. Stories on the research have appeared in National Hog Farmer,, Scienmag and Study Finds.

Jun 6 2023
Rural Radio Network: Refining surge protector in crops could boost yields

A summer’s worth of missed opportunities to harvest light can cost cornfields, and those who farm them, a sizable portion of the potential harvests they yield in the fall. New findings from Kasia Glowacka, assistant professor of biochemistry, and colleagues could help change that. The Rural Radio Network ran a June 6 article on the research.

Jun 5 2023
Nebraska Examiner: UNL chancellor candidate previews research, economic development vision

Rodney Bennett, the priority candidate to become the university’s next chancellor, is participating in public forums on campus June 5-9. Stories on the forums have appeared in KETV and Nebraska Examiner. The Examiner article has been picked up by the Columbus Telegram, Fremont Tribune and Hastings Tribune.

Jun 4 2023
Lincoln Journal Star: Jazz in June kicks off its new season Tuesday

The Jazz in June concert series, produced by the university with support from the Lied Center for Performing Arts, kicks off June 6 with Alexis Arai y Su Grupo Latino. The Lincoln Journal Star published a June 4 article on the concert series. Bill Stephan, the Lied’s executive director and chairman of this year’s Jazz in June committee, was interviewed for the story. A similar story appeared June 6 on KLIN.

Jun 2 2023
Omaha World-Herald: Homeowners must figure out best way to water during drought

John Fech, Nebraska Extension educator, offered watering tips in the Omaha World-Herald’s June 2 lawn-and-garden column. He said the “six S’s” are good overall considerations when watering — soil type, slope, sun/shade, season of the year, species and separation of turf and ornamentals.

Jun 2 2023
KHGI/KFXL/KPTM: Nebraska leading economic indicator shows promising growth in April

Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose 0.75% in April, according to the most recent report from the university’s Bureau of Business Research. The Grand Island Independent and KHGI/KFXL/KPTM have run stories on the report.

Jun 2 2023
Lincoln Journal Star: Willa Cather sculpture to join National Statuary Hall

A statue of renowned author and University of Nebraska alumna Willa Cather will be unveiled June 7 at National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. Stories on the unveiling have appeared in the Lincoln Journal Star, Omaha World-Herald, Rural Radio Network and York News-Times.

Jun 2 2023
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL doctoral music student to go on composing journey in Alaska

Trevor Frost, a musical arts doctoral student at Nebraska, is among six musicians chosen for the “Composing in the Wilderness” program, the Lincoln Journal Star reported June 2. The program takes musicians on a 10-day journey into the Alaskan frontier.

Jun 1 2023
KETV: UNL to hold public forums for chancellor candidate

Rodney Bennett, the priority candidate to become the university’s next chancellor, will participate in public forums on campus June 5-9. Stories on the forums have appeared in KETV, KLIN, KOLN/KGIN, the Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska Examiner and North Platte Post.

Jun 1 2023
KLKN: Field Trip Across Lincoln passport returns for third year

People of all ages are invited to participate in the Field Trip Across Lincoln and Beyond program, which encourages visits to Lincoln-area museums and outdoor spaces. Program partners include the Great Plains Art Museum, International Quilt Museum, Sheldon Museum of Art and University of Nebraska State Museum-Morrill Hall. KLKN aired a June 1 story on the program.

May 30 2023
KOLN/KGIN: UNL brings stories of Holocaust survivors, liberators to light

KOLN/KGIN aired a May 30 story on Nebraska Stories of Humanity, an educational website that captures stories of Holocaust survivors and World War II veterans with Nebraska connections. Ari Kohen, Schlesinger Professor of Social Justice and director of the Norman and Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies, was interviewed for the story.

May 28 2023
Omaha World-Herald: Drought stress could be cause of avalanche of maple seeds

Scott Evans, horticulture program coordinator with Nebraska Extension in Douglas and Sarpy counties, was interviewed for a May 28 Omaha World-Herald lawn-and-garden column. He said environmental stress might be a factor in the abundance of silver maple seeds this year. “Drought stress can sometimes trigger seed production because the tree is stressed,” he said. “We are not sure if this is the case, but it could play a part.”