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Aug 13 2018
Omaha World-Herald: UNL lab will study how dogs think

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln launched its new Canine Cognition and Human Interaction Lab Aug. 11 with the inaugural Husker DogFest. The Omaha World-Herald published an article on the festival and lab Aug. 13. Stories also appeared in the Grand Island Independent, Kearney Hub, KOLN/KGIN, KSNB, the Lincoln Journal Star, Norfolk Daily News, Scottsbluff Star-Herald, York News-Times and more than 15 other media outlets across the country.

Aug 13 2018
Omaha World-Herald: Nebraska, Iowa universities collaborate to tackle global health threat

An Aug. 13 Omaha World-Herald editorial praised the new Institute for Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education, a collaboration among the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Iowa State University, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the University of Iowa and the Mayo Clinic in Minneapolis.

Aug 12 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL lab aims to find out how dogs think

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln launched its new Canine Cognition and Human Interaction Lab Aug. 11 with the inaugural Husker DogFest. The Lincoln Journal Star ran an article on the festival and lab Aug. 12. Stories also appeared in the Grand Island Independent, Kearney Hub, KOLN/KGIN, KSNB, Norfolk Daily News, Omaha World-Herald, Scottsbluff Star-Herald, York News-Times and more than 15 other media outlets across the country.

Aug 12 2018
Omaha World-Herald: How Moore's execution will be carried out

An opinion piece by Eric Berger, associate dean for faculty and professor of law in the University of Nebraska College of Law, was cited in an Aug. 12 Omaha World-Herald article on the Aug. 14 execution of Nebraska death-row inmate Carey Dean Moore. The story also appeared in the Norfolk Daily News. Berger was also cited in stories on the execution in the Kearney Hub, KLIN and KMTV.

Aug 9 2018
NET News: Is Facebook Marketplace the new corner boutique?

Rob Simon, associate professor of practice in marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and Eric Thompson, Nelson Associate Professor of Economics at Nebraska, were interviewed for an Aug. 9 NET News story on Facebook Marketplace and local buy/sell/trade groups on Facebook becoming more popular.

Aug 9 2018
Omaha World-Herald: Good to see universities step up mental health support

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s new Big Red Resilience program was mentioned in an Aug. 9 Omaha World-Herald editorial lauding efforts by Nebraska universities to step up mental health support for students.

Aug 7 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL makes Forbes employer list

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln was ranked No. 115 on Forbes’ list of America’s 500 Best Employers. The Lincoln Journal Star ran an article on the ranking Aug. 7. The Omaha World-Herald also mentioned the university’s ranking in an Aug. 7 story.

Aug 6 2018
NET News: UNL canine lab looks to promote research through upcoming DogFest

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Canine Cognition and Human Interaction Lab will host its inaugural Husker DogFest on Aug. 11. The new lab, led by Jeffrey Stevens, associate professor of psychology, is focused on dog psychology and dog-human interactions. NET News ran an article on the festival and lab Aug. 6.

Aug 6 2018
Kearney Hub: Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair

Mark Wilkins, professor of biological systems engineering and food science and technology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair. A story on the appointment appeared Aug. 6 in the Kearney Hub, KNEB, KRVN and KTIC.

Aug 5 2018
Associated Press: Nebraska weighs financial literacy education in schools

Jennifer Davidson, president of the Nebraska Council on Economic Education and assistant professor of practice in economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was interviewed for an Aug. 5 Associated Press article on a bill to establish standards for teaching financial literacy in Nebraska schools. The story was picked up by the Fremont Tribune, Grand Island Independent, Holdrege Citizen, Kearney Hub, KFXL, McCook Gazette, Norfolk Daily News, Education Week and several other media outlets across the country.

Aug 5 2018
Omaha World-Herald: Colleges try new ways to help students bounce back

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s new Big Red Resilience program was featured in an Aug. 5 Omaha World-Herald article on college programs to help students reduce anxiety, deal with mental illnesses and improve their quality of life. Connie Boehm and Myrianna Bakou will oversee Big Red Resilience, in which 20 or 25 students will be trained to assist classmates in need. Stories on the program also appeared in the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, Grand Island Independent, Hastings Tribune and nearly 20 other media outlets across the country.

Aug 4 2018
Omaha World-Herald: Plan to renovate UNL's College of Engineering wins approval

The NU Board of Regents approved an early plan and budget to renovate College of Engineering buildings at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The Omaha World-Herald ran an article on the approval Aug. 4. Stories also appeared in the Columbus Telegram, Hastings Tribune, Holdrege Citizen, KFXL, KHGI, KOLN/KGIN, Lincoln Journal Star, Norfolk Daily News, Scottsbluff Star-Herald and WOWT.