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Apr 20 2018
The Guardian: Inside the lab fighting the opioid crisis

Paul Blum, Bessey Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was interviewed for an April 20 article in The Guardian about N-001 — a drug developed at his biotech startup company, Neurocarrus, that is designed to treat severe and chronic pain without the high of opioids. N-001 is a localized treatment designed to target pain at its source via an injection or topical solution.

Apr 19 2018
USA Today: Humans have killed off most of Earth's big mammals

Kate Lyons, assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, co-authored a new study showing that humans and their ancestors have been responsible for an unprecedented wave of large-mammal extinctions and that the "downsizing" trend may continue. Articles on the research appeared in USA Today, NBC News, The New York Post, The Independent and Inquisitr, among dozens of other media outlets.

Apr 19 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: University hosts marathon reading of the classics

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln hosted "Homerathon" — a 24-hour, marathon reading of Homer's "Iliad" — on April 19. The Lincoln Journal Star ran a feature story on the event.

Apr 18 2018
KRVN: University of Nebraska-Lincoln joins national ag research initiative

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has joined 15 other public and private universities in FedByScience, an effort to boost federal investment in agricultural research. An article on the announcement appeared April 18 on the KNEB, KRVN and KTIC websites and April 19 in Feedstuffs.

Apr 17 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: Lincoln celebrates Philip Glass at Lied Center

Lincoln Journal Star arts-and-entertainment reporter L. Kent Wolgamott wrote an April 17 review of the Philip Glass celebration at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The event included performances by Paul Barnes, Marguerite Scribante Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; the Chiara String Quartet; and the university's Symphony Orchestra.

Apr 17 2018
Huffington Post: Drought returns to huge swaths of U.S.

Brian Fuchs, associate geoscientist and climatologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's National Drought Mitigation Center, was quoted in an April 17 Huffington Post story on drought and potential water shortages in the United States. He said the jury was still out on the intense drought area in the Southwest.

Apr 16 2018
Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Supreme Court could change tax-free online purchases

Adam Thimmesch, associate professor of law at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was interviewed for an April 16 Minneapolis Star-Tribune story on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., a Supreme Court case to determine whether states can collect sales taxes on online and other kinds of remote purchases.

Apr 15 2018
Omaha World-Herald: New piece by Glass will have its world premiere at Lied Center

The Omaha World-Herald ran a feature story April 15 about the 22-year friendship and collaboration between Paul Barnes, Marguerite Scribante Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and renowned composer Philip Glass. Barnes, the Chiara String Quartet and Cappella Romana will perform the world premiere of Glass' first piano quintet, "Annunciation," April 17 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Apr 15 2018
The Grand Island Independent: USDA grant supports Nebraska rural entrepreneurship project

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln project to encourage youth entrepreneurship in rural communities has received support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A story on the project was picked up by the Beatrice Daily Sun, Columbus Telegram, Grand Island Independent, Hastings Tribune, Kearney Hub, KETV, KHGI, KIOS, KNEB, KOLN/KGIN, Norfolk Daily News, Scottsbluff Star-Herald and more than 30 other media outlets across the country.

Apr 14 2018
Forum of Fargo-Moorhead: Was alleged 'rape game' hazing or bullying?

Susan Swearer, Willa Cather Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was interviewed for an April 14 article in the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead about an alleged "rape game" played by teenage boys at a North Dakota school. The article appeared in at least six other North Dakota publications.

Apr 12 2018
NET News: Project unites future teachers, young musicians

NET News aired a story April 12 on the String Project, a joint effort between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music and Lincoln Public Schools. The program, which started at Nebraska in 2015 and is part of a national consortium, allows music education majors to gain teaching experience and third, fourth and fifth-graders to learn a stringed instrument.

Apr 12 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: Summer piano academy launched at Lied Center

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music is hosting a piano academy for high school students July 22-28 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The Lincoln Journal Star published an article on the academy April 12.