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Jun 14 2019
The Phnom Penh Post: Cambodian refugee wowing U.S. with sauces

University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumna Channy Laux was featured in a June 14 article in The Phnom Penh Post. Laux’s company, Angkor Cambodian Foods, sells Cambodian spices, pastes and sauces. Angkor’s lemongrass paste won the Foodservice Innovation Award at the 65th IFMA Gold and Silver Plate Awards on May 18 in Chicago.

Jun 13 2019
Politico: Who owns the moon?

Matt Schaefer, Veronica A. Haggart and Charles R. Work Professor of International Trade Law and co-director of the Space, Cyber and Telecommunications Law program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was quoted in a June 13 Politico article on property rights in space. Those who oppose revising or creating new treaties argue that the laws and norms of space need to develop piecemeal. “To try to make rules in advance, I think it’s pretty impractical,” Schaefer said.

Jun 13 2019
Pew Research Center's Fact Tank: LGB Americans are more critical of churches than straight adults are

Philip Schwadel, professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a senior researcher focusing on religion at the Pew Research Center, co-wrote a June 13 Fact Tank post with Aleksandra Sandstrom on how lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans view religious institutions. LGB Americans tend to be more skeptical of churches and other religious institutions than straight adults, according to a new analysis of a 2014 Pew survey.

Jun 13 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: Workshop gives young Lincoln authors freedom to do what they love

Robert Brooke, John E. Weaver Professor of English at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and director of the Nebraska Writing Project, was interviewed for a June 13 Lincoln Journal Star article on the “I Love to Write” workshop. The workshop is June 17-22 on the second floor of the Animal Science Building on East Campus.

Jun 13 2019 Flies go all-in to overcome mutation, reach adulthood

New research by Omera Matoo, postdoctoral research associate in biological sciences, and Kristi Montooth, associate professor of biological sciences, has revealed how fruit fly larvae with a seemingly fatal flaw can survive and advance to adulthood. ran an article on the research June 13.

Jun 13 2019
Beatrice Daily Sun: Makerspace brings technology to Beatrice

Library Innovation Studios has brought makerspace equipment to the Beatrice Public Library. 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. The Beatrice Daily Sun published an article on the makerspace June 13.

Jun 13 2019
Beef magazine: Does a cooler summer lead to better feed conversion?

Terry Mader, professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was quoted in a June 13 Beef magazine article on summer feed conversion. “More often than not, our wetter years will potentially create more heat stress than our very dry years,” he said. “It’s cooler, but the cattle don’t get a chance to adapt to higher temperatures.”

Jun 13 2019
Nebraska Farmer: How the 2019 flood affects Nebraska property taxes

Dave Aiken, water and agricultural law specialist with Nebraska Extension, wrote an article for Cornhusker Economics on how this year’s flooding affects Nebraska property taxes. LB512 allows property owners suffering significant flood damage to have their 2019 property taxes on flood-damaged property lowered. Nebraska Farmer ran the article June 13.

Jun 12 2019
KNOP: UNL equestrian team member crowned Miss Rodeo Nebraska

Joeli Walrath, a senior animal science major and member of the equestrian team at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was crowned Miss Rodeo Nebraska on June 12 at the Buffalo Bill Rodeo in North Platte. KNOP and KSNB aired stories on Walrath on June 12.

Jun 12 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: NU to hold presidential listening sessions

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host listening sessions June 21 for students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members on the search for the next University of Nebraska system president. Additional sessions will be Aug. 27 and 28. KOLN/KGIN, KSNB, the Lincoln Journal Star and the Rural Radio Network ran articles on the listening sessions June 12.

Jun 12 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: 'Phantom of the Opera' tickets on sale Monday

Tickets for the 15 performances of “The Phantom of the Opera” at the Lied Center for Performing Arts go on sale June 17. KOLN/KGIN and the Lincoln Journal Star ran articles on the ticket sales June 12.

Jun 12 2019
Omaha World-Herald: Officials back off plan to drop basic skills test for aspiring teachers

Sara Skretta, a certification officer in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Education and Human Sciences, was quoted in a June 12 Omaha World-Herald article on Nebraska officials backing off a proposal to eliminate the basic skills test for aspiring teachers. Skretta said it’s better to test students before they enter a teacher-prep program because it helps identify struggling students early on and gives them time to consider alternate majors.