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UNL management class to award $10,000 in charitable grants
Students in the Leading People and Projects management course at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present three local nonprofits with awards totaling $10,000 at a reception at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in the College of Business Administration atrium,…
Youth4Climate Rally set for Dec. 4 at UNL
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Environmental Studies Program, with the support of Vice Chancellor Ronnie Green, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Dean Steven Waller and NebraskaSCIENCE, will host the #Youth4Climate Rally from…
Quilt scholar Virginia Gunn to speak Dec. 6
Virginia Gunn -- quilt scholar, author and professor at the University of Akron in Ohio -- will discuss influences on 19th-century red and green applique quilts in a free lecture at 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Home Economics Building, room 31, on the Univer…
UNL panel will highlight Syrian conflict and refugee crisis
A Dec. 1 panel discussion at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will examine the Syrian refugee crisis from the perspectives of people with direct experience with it. Organized by students affiliated with the Great Plains National Security Education…
Mueller Planetarium announces winter schedule
From Dec. 3 through Feb. 28, Mueller Planetarium will feature shows exploring the current Nebraska night sky, the deep sea and mankind's first journeys into space. The schedule is: Thursdays at 6 p.m.: "Big Red Sky Tour" Saturdays at 11 a.m. and…
Laser light holiday, rock shows coming to Mueller Planetarium
Mueller Planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall, south of 14th and Vine streets, will light up with laser light holiday and rock shows in December. All shows are scheduled for Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19. Show times a…
Pianist Stephen Hough to perform Dec. 1 at Lied Center
A leading concert pianist, Stephen Hough has been praised as "arguably the finest … and most technically impressive British pianist" by The New York Times. His Lied Center for Performing Arts debut, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, features a virtuosic prog…
Increased security at Memorial Stadium on Friday; fans asked to arrive early
To ensure the safety of fans and visitors, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has adjusted its security measures at Memorial Stadium for the Nebraska-Iowa game on Friday, Nov. 27. Officials ask fans who are attending the game to arrive at the stadiu…
3-2-1 Quick Pitch draws record number of competitors
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the seventh annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition Nov. 19 in the Memorial Stadium west skyboxes. Seventy students were selected to pitch their business ideas out of 150 applicants, …
Eight UNL faculty named AAAS fellows
Eight University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifically or sociall…
Children who take ADHD medicines have trouble sleeping, new study shows
Stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) cause sleep problems among the children who take them, a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln concludes. The study addresses decades of conflicting opinions and e…
Nebraska's leading indicator rebounds during October
Nebraska's leading economic indicator rebounded in October, rising by 1.06 percent. The rise in the index reversed a decline during September. "Taken together, results for the last two months suggest that the Nebraska economy will expand at a modes…
New issue of Great Plains Research focuses on climate change
According to projected climate changes, Nebraska will see an increase in extreme events such as drought, heat waves and heavy precipitation in the future. Understanding how to address these problems now is vital not only for the future of Nebraska, b…
29 students named to 'Franco's List' for character, integrity
Twenty-nine University of Nebraska-Lincoln students were recognized earlier this month as outstanding agents of character and integrity by being named to "Franco's List." Students who attain the highest level of academic achievement are recognized b…
Poll: Rural Nebraskans view higher education as crucial
Rural Nebraskans believe higher education is important for individuals and for building a strong economy, according to the 2015 Nebraska Rural Poll. Seven in 10 rural Nebraskans agree that getting a college education today is more important than it …


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