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Feb 20 2019
NET News: Experts are crafting the manual for warfare in space

Researchers from the University of Nebraska College of Law are working with colleagues from the University of Adelaide, University of New South Wales and Exeter University to assemble the Woomera Manual, which will outline the rules for military engagement in space. The team is holding its first meeting this month in Lincoln. NET News interviewed Jack Beard, associate professor of law at Nebraska, for a Feb. 20 story about the effort.

Feb 20 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL economic indicator rises sharply in January

Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during January, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research. The Lincoln Journal Star published an article on the report Feb. 20.

Feb 19 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: 'Phantom of the Opera' set for 15 shows at Lied Center

A new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” is coming to the Lied Center for Performing Arts for a 15-show run from Oct. 23-Nov. 3. Stories on the announcement appeared in The Daily Nebraskan, KLKN, KOLN/KGIN and Lincoln Journal Star on Feb. 19.

Feb 19 2019
KMTV: Study identifies factor in development of cervical cancer

Peter Angeletti, associate professor with the Nebraska Center for Virology, and colleagues have found a significant association between the composition of a woman’s cervical microbiome and the presence of pre-cancerous lesions on her cervix. Stories on the research have appeared on the KMTV website, Ecancer, the Health Medicine Network, The Medical News, Medical Xpress, Medicine News Line, Science Daily and Scienmag.

Feb 19 2019
NET News: UNL campus features Newton apple trees

Anthony Starace, George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was featured in a recent NET News video on the university’s original Flower of Kent tree — a descendant of the tree that inspired Sir Isaac Newton’s law of gravity in 1666. The tree is southwest of Behlen Laboratory. Two other Flower of Kent trees are west of Jorgensen Hall.

Feb 19 2019
Omaha World-Herald: To promote a healthy society, try understanding differing political viewpoints

A Feb. 11 panel discussion on civil discourse featuring University of Nebraska–Lincoln students, political science professor Patrice McMahon and U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse inspired a Feb. 19 Omaha World-Herald editorial. The editorial encouraged people to understand others’ perspectives, seek out diverse sources of information and embrace constructive debate.

Feb 18 2019
KOLN/KGIN: From refugee camp to law school

Gatluak Ramdiet, a third-year student in the University of Nebraska College of Law, was featured in Lance’s Journal on KOLN/KGIN on Feb. 18. Ramdiet spent six years in a United Nations refugee camp after fleeing south Sudan in 2000. He interned at the U.N. in 2018.

Feb 18 2019 Genetics efforts enriching nutrition of popcorn, sorghum

David Holding, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and colleagues are developing lines of popcorn and sorghum featuring higher levels of lysine, an amino acid essential to the diets of humans and some livestock. ran an article on the research Feb. 18.

Feb 18 2019
KHGI: Farmers partner with UNL for on-farm research

Growers in the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network will share results from the 2018 growing season during meetings Feb. 18-27 in cities across the state. The research network is sponsored by Nebraska Extension in partnership with the Nebraska Corn Growers Association, Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Soybean Checkoff and Nebraska Dry Bean Commission. KHGI published a story on the network and meetings Feb. 18.

Feb 18 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL names new dean of its largest college

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has named Mark Button the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Stories on the new hire appeared in the Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald on Feb. 18. The World-Herald story was picked up by the Columbus News Team, KWBE, News Channel Nebraska and Sandhills Express.

Feb 18 2019
Lincoln Journal Star: Parking ban lifted, but more snow is on the way for Lincoln

Ken Dewey, a regional climatologist with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was quoted in a Feb. 18 Lincoln Journal Star article on winter weather. He tweeted that he predicts temperatures will remain well below normal into March.

Feb 17 2019
Omaha World-Herald: Nebraska's economy is expected to grow, but low farm incomes dampen prospects

Nebraska’s economy will continue to grow over the next three years, though lagging farm income will dampen that growth, according to the latest long-term forecast from UNL’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. The Omaha World-Herald highlighted the forecast in a Feb. 17 article on the U.S. farm economy. The story was picked up by the Columbus News Team, KWBE, News Channel Nebraska, Norfolk Daily News, Sandhills Express and Scottsbluff Star-Herald.