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Jun 14 2018
NBC News: With more open jobs than available workers, who will fill the positions?

Eric Thompson, Nelson Professor of Economics and director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was quoted in a June 14 NBC News article on the United States having more open jobs than available workers.

Jun 13 2018
NET News: Why more Nebraskans are registering non-partisan

John Hibbing, Foundation Regents University Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was interviewed for a June 13 NET News story on more Nebraska voters registering as non-partisan.

Jun 13 2018
Gizmodo: Researchers imagine a 'best-case scenario' for nuclear war

Adam Liska, associate professor of biological systems engineering and courtesy associate professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was quoted in a June 13 Gizmodo article on the potential consequences of nuclear warfare. A 2017 study by Liska and his colleagues at Nebraska showed that even limited nuclear strikes are likely to trigger local and global climate effects.

Jun 12 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: Native students go hands-on in science camp at UNL

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently hosted the Science Education Partnership Award Camp, which is designed to expose tribal school students to science and math, as well as careers in those fields. The Lincoln Journal Star ran an article on the camp June 12.

Jun 12 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL graduate honored for best college journalism story

Marcella Mercer, a May University of Nebraska–Lincoln journalism graduate, won the award for "Best Article of the Year" at the Hearst National Championships in San Francisco. Chris Bowling, another May journalism graduate from the university, was also a finalist in the national writing category. Tyler Schank, a journalism major at Nebraska, took second place in the national multimedia category. The Journal Star published an article on the award winners June 12.

Jun 11 2018
NET News: Nebraska preparing for wildfires

Al Dutcher, a climatologist at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was interviewed for a June 11 NET News story on wildfire preparation in Nebraska.

Jun 11 2018
Omaha World-Herald: Patten was known for ‘bringing out the best’ in students

The Omaha World-Herald published an article on Jim Patten, a former University of Nebraska–Lincoln journalism professor, on June 10. Patten died June 5. The tribute also appeared in the Norfolk Daily News.

Jun 8 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: Strom gets life back on track with help of Madonna therapists

Andrew Strom, a sophomore at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, recently received a 2018 GOAL award from Lincoln's Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital. The award honors patients who have shown outstanding courage and determination during their rehabilitation. The Lincoln Journal Star published an article on Strom on June 8.

Jun 8 2018
Associated Press: Manufacturing expected to help drive Nebraska economy

The Nebraska economy is expected to expand, thanks to growth in manufacturing, construction and service industries, according to the latest three-year forecast report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. Articles on the report appeared in the Columbus Telegram, Grand Island Independent, Hastings Tribune, Holdrege Citizen, KIOS, KLKN, KNOP, KOLN/KGIN, KRVN, Nebraska Radio Network, Norfolk Daily News, Omaha World-Herald, WOWT and more than two dozen media outlets across the country.

Jun 8 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: 'Slow Read' brings Cather's 'My Antonia' to Lincoln streets

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Love Library is among a dozen public venues across the country participating in the "Slow Read" project by Portland, Oregon, artist Barbara Tetenbaum. The literary project involves monitors that display select pages from Willa Cather's classic novel "My Antonia" each day from May 30 to Aug. 11. The Lincoln Journal Star ran an article on the project June 8.

Jun 7 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL student carves out new life for old tree stump

David Huismann, a senior architectural studies major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, recently completed "Old Man Wind," his first tree stump carving project, for master gardener Sue Wurm. The carving process took about 23 hours over three days. The Lincoln Journal Star ran an article on the project June 7.

Jun 7 2018
Kearney Hub: Theron Milo’s magical journey all started in a library

Theron Milo Christensen is a second-year law student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln who also performs as a magician. He was featured in a June 7 article in the Kearney Hub before a performance at the Kearney Public Library.