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Sep 25 2017
The New Yorker: A walk in Willa Cather's prairie

University of Nebraska-Lincoln English professor Melissa Homestead is among the Willa Cather experts interviewed for a piece about Willa Cather and her relationship to the prairies near Red Cloud, Nebraska. Homestead is writing a book about Cather and her long-term companion, Edith Lewis.

Sep 25 2017
Nebraska Radio Network: Retired professor advised Vietnam War documentary

Peter Maslowski, now a history professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was one of the scholars who worked with filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick to create a documentary on the Vietnam War.

Sep 24 2017
Lincoln Journal Star: Immigration law gaining interest among Nebraska sutdents

Immigration law is attracting more interest with University of Nebraska College of Law students since President Trump took office.

Sep 24 2017
Neighbor News: Nebraska small-town citizens invest to keep rural grocery stores open

More than 140 people bought shares in order to keep the Elwood grocery store open as a cooperative in 2013. At least half a dozen other Nebraska communities have taken similar steps to save their stores. Jim Crandall, a cooperative business development specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has advised communities on how to form co-ops. The story originated in the Omaha World-Herald and was carried by other outlets across the country.

Sep 22 2017
International Business Times: Milky Way ruled out as source of highest energy cosmic rays hitting Earth

A group of more than 400 scientists from 18 countries say that ultra-high-energy cosmic rays originate outside the Milky Way galaxy. University of Nebraska-Lincoln physics professor Gregory Snow is part of the cosmic ray project at Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina. The story also appeared on

Sep 21 2017
Yahoo! News: Most powerful cosmic rays come from galaxies far, far away

A new study determines that ultra-high-energy cosmic rays apparently come from galaxies outside the Milky Way. Gregory Snow, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicist, is part of the international collaboration that has worked to determine the origins of cosmic rays that pelt the Earth. The story originated on

Sep 21 2017
Neighbor News: Ken Burns' documentary pays tribute to Vietnam veterans' war memories

Marty Ramirez, a retired psychologist from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is among veterans discussing their reactions to the 10-part miniseries by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about the Vietnam War.

Sep 21 2017
The Verge: The most energetic cosmic rays pelting Earth come from outside the galaxy

Astronomers have finally solved a long-standing mystery about the origins of cosmic rays, the highly energetic particles that zoom through space. Gregory Snow, a physics professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses findings that result from 12 years of study at the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina.

Sep 21 2017 Galaxies are violently chucking cosmic rays toward Earth

After a 12 year study, a group of scientists from 18 different countries have concluded that cosmic rays with the highest energies come from beyond the Milky Way. Gregory Snow, a physicist from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is part of the international project.

Sep 19 2017 Nebraska scientists aim to increases Arctic's resilience

A National Science Foundation grant will enable University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers to take a "convergence" approach to solving problems posed by climate change and other environmental maladies in the Arctic. The effort will be led by Craig Allen, a rsearch professor and director of the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Sep 18 2017
The Atlantic: Wrestling with the Mormons' complicated history about race

Max Perry Mueller, assistant professor of classics and religious studies, discusses his new book, "Race and the Making of the Mormon People," with The Atlantic writer Emma Green.

Sep 13 2017
Akron Beacon-Journal: Streaming, bingeing and niche channels expand the TV universe

A "big bang" is rocking the television universe as traditional TV goes by the wayside in favor of streaming and digitization. University of Nebraska-Lincoln film studies professor Wheeler Winston Dixon says his students demonstrate that old-style TV is on the way out. The story was syndicated and carried by many outlets across the nation.