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Aug 19 2019
KLKN: Archie the Mammoth gets a bath

“Archie,” the iconic bronze mammoth statue in front of the University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall, received a cleaning Aug. 19. KLKN published an article on the cleaning. Susan Weller, director of the state museum, was quoted in the story.

Aug 19 2019
Nebraska Ag Connection: Nebraska program helps guard against food allergens

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, founded nearly 25 years ago, is an industry consortium with an international reputation for its food-allergen research expertise and outreach. A story on the program appeared Aug. 19 on 13 Ag Connection websites.

Aug 19 2019
Omaha World-Herald: Fair helps youths understand opportunities, develop talents

An Aug. 19 Omaha World-Herald editorial mentioned some of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s contributions to the Nebraska State Fair. The fair will feature numerous presentations by Husker faculty and Nebraska Extension personnel; the Husker-developed video game Agpocalypse 2050; and thousands of 4-H exhibits. Jeyam Subbiah, adjunct professor of food science and technology and biological systems engineering at Nebraska, was quoted in the editorial.

Aug 19 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: Marching band exhibition, freshman tunnel walk are Aug. 23

The Cornhusker Marching band’s annual exhibition performance and the freshman tunnel walk are Aug. 23 at Memorial Stadium. The Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald have run articles on the event.

Aug 19 2019
Omaha World-Herald: O'Neill struggles with labor shortage, policy questions after raid

Results from the 2019 Rural Poll were highlighted in an Aug. 19 Omaha World-Herald article on the aftermath of a 2018 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid in O’Neill. The poll showed that rural Nebraskans have mixed opinions on immigration. The story was picked up by the Kearney Hub and Scottsbluff Star-Herald.

Aug 18 2019
Cyclocross Magazine: Borstelmann wins 2019 Gravel Worlds

John Borstelmann, a senior history major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, won the 2019 Gravel Worlds bicycle race Aug. 17 in Lincoln. He finished the 150-mile race in 7:02:19. Cyclocross Magazine published the race results Aug. 18.

Aug 17 2019
Omaha World-Herald: Nebraska colleges offer variety of welcome events

Connie Boehm, director of student resilience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln; T.J. McDowell, assistant vice chancellor for student affairs at Nebraska; and Amanda Orr, area coordinator for East Campus residence life at Nebraska, were interviewed for an Aug. 17 Omaha World-Herald article on welcome events at Nebraska colleges. Husker students are invited to participate in a gnome hunt in East Campus’ Maxwell Arboretum on Aug. 22.

Aug 16 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: OLLI holds class showcase

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosted a showcase Aug. 16 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. The Lincoln Journal Star published an article on the showcase. Dee Aguilar, OLLI program director, was interviewed for the story.

Aug 16 2019
KBRX: Verdigre Public Library providing creative opportunities

Library Innovations Studios has brought makerspace equipment to the Verdigre Public Library, KBRX reported Aug. 16. The program is run by a consortium comprised of the Nebraska Library Commission, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Innovation Studio and Regional Library Systems.

Aug 16 2019
The Verge: Why stowaway creatures on the moon confound space law

Elsbeth Magilton, executive director of the Space, Cyber and Telecommunications Law program in the University of Nebraska College of Law, was quoted in an Aug. 16 Verge article on who decides what gets sent to space. “I think individually, nationally, all of these countries need to be thinking about these questions,” she said, “and asking ourselves what kinds of norms of behavior are we going to set by what we approve to send to space?”

Aug 16 2019
Omaha World-Herald: Fritz officially becomes first woman to lead NU system

Susan Fritz was formally installed as interim president of the University of Nebraska on Aug. 16. She is the first woman to lead the NU system. Fritz earned three degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and has served in several faculty and administrative roles at the university and within the system. Stories on her installation appeared in the Lincoln Journal Star, Omaha World-Herald, Rural Radio Network and Scottsbluff Star-Herald.

Aug 15 2019
The Grand Island Independent: Perdue’s town hall highlights N150 at state fair

With a town hall featuring U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Nebraska Lecture on Husker football, N150 pep rally and traveling exhibit, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will have an expanded presence at this year's Nebraska State Fair. The Grand Island Independent and Rural Radio Network published Aug. 15 articles on the N150 celebrations at the fair.