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Apr 16 2021
The Fence Post: Center for Resilience in Agricultural Working Landscapes up and running

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Center for Resilience in Agricultural Working Landscapes is up and running after being formally approved last year. The Fence Post ran an April 16 article on the center.

Apr 16 2021
Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska, Lincoln unemployment rates back to pre-pandemic levels

Eric Thompson, Nelson Professor of Economics and director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was interviewed for an April 16 Lincoln Journal Star article on Nebraska and Lincoln unemployment rates returning to pre-pandemic levels in March. He said the drop in the rates “signifies that there has been meaningful recovery in the Nebraska (and Lincoln) labor market.” However, he said, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that Nebraska employment is still down about 2% from pre-pandemic levels.

Apr 16 2021
McCook Gazette: Innovation Studio ready to help unleash creativity

After a one-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Innovation Studio has opened at McCook City Library, the McCook Gazette reported April 16. The Nebraska Library Innovation Studios: Transforming Rural Communities project is made possible by a National Leadership grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The project is also supported by the Nebraska Library Commission, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Nebraska Innovation Studio, Nebraska Extension and the Regional Library Systems.

Apr 16 2021
Omaha World-Herald: UNL forecast says Nebraska will regain lost jobs early next year

The Nebraska economy will continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 and early 2022, according to the new three-year forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. The Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald have published articles on the forecast.

Apr 16 2021
Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska economy poised to rebound from COVID-19, report shows

The Nebraska economy will continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 and early 2022, according to the new three-year forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. The Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald have published articles on the forecast.

Apr 16 2021
KOLN/KGIN: Super Diamond shows among weekend events

The Super Diamond shows April 17 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts were highlighted in an April 16 KOLN/KGIN roundup of weekend events in Lincoln.

Apr 15 2021
Omaha World-Herald: COVID vaccination clinic for UNL students, staff to be held next week

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, with support from the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, will hold an on-campus vaccination clinic on April 20. The clinic — open to all students, faculty and staff not yet vaccinated — will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Coliseum. Stories on the clinic have appeared in KIOS, KLKN, the Lincoln Journal Star, Omaha World-Herald and WOWT.

Apr 15 2021
KMTV: Tick population growing in Omaha as weather warms up

Jody Green, an urban entomologist with Nebraska Extension, was interviewed for an April 15 KMTV story on ticks in Omaha. “Normally peak tick season is in May, but since we had warmer temperatures and more people were going outside, we had people talking about ticks and sending us pictures in the beginning of March," she said. MSN.com picked up the story.

Apr 15 2021
Omaha World-Herald: UNL awards scholarships to Omaha-area high school students

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has set a record in offering more than 6,100 universitywide scholarships to the 2021 graduating class from Nebraska high schools. The Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald have run articles on their area scholarship recipients.

Apr 15 2021
Lincoln Journal Star: Superb clay shows cap UNL student exhibitions

The ceramic exhibitions “Growth” by Taylor Sijan and “The Weight of It All” by Amythest Hultman Warrington were featured in an April 15 Lincoln Journal Star article. The exhibitions are the final pairing in the Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibitions on view this spring at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery.

Apr 15 2021
Variety: Top 50 film schools, instructors from around the world

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film was recently featured in Variety’s annual list of the top 50 film schools and instructors in the world. The story has been picked up by the Houston Chronicle, MSN.com, Seattle Post-Intelligencer and a few other media outlets.

Apr 15 2021
The Grand Island Independent: Collaborative research project tracks pronghorn in Panhandle

Researchers with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Natural Resources, the University of Nebraska at Kearney and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission have begun a two-year study designed to provide a more detailed picture of pronghorn ecology in western Nebraska. The Grand Island Independent and Kearney Hub have run articles on the project.