UNL News Releases

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10/31/2014
UNL project aims to transform STEM teaching
The rapid rate of research advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and the increased role of technology in modern societies has underscored the importance of the effective teaching of science, technology, engin…
10/31/2014
UNL team works to create better energy transfer in space
A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineers has earned nearly $1 million to research the fashioning of metallic surfaces to help spacecraft operate more efficiently. The university's Center for Electr…
10/31/2014
Bernardine Evaristo to give public reading at UNL
Award-winning British writer Bernardine Evaristo will give a public reading of her work on Nov. 7 at an event co-sponsored by Prairie Schooner, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's international literary journal. …
11/7/2014
10/30/2014
Center for Great Plains Studies cooks up local food panel Nov. 12
In 2000, the U.S. Department of Agriculture counted 2,836 farmers markets conducting business in the United States. Thirteen years later, that number is at 8,144 and is still increasing. The local food movem…
11/12/2014
10/30/2014
Strivers Row Poets present spoken word performances Nov. 13
The Strivers Row Poets, a group of young, vibrant and talented individuals from across the Northeast, will perform at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Nov. 13. "Spoken Word Performances by the Strivers …
11/13/2014
10/29/2014
Lied Center presents 'An Evening with Paula Poundstone' Nov. 7
Always fresh with the latest material, comedian Paula Poundstone will deliver her distinctive brand of wry, intelligent and witty comedy in a performance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts at 7:…
11/7/2014
10/29/2014
'Groundwater Atlas of Lancaster County, Nebraska' available
After two years of research, writing and editing, the first edition of "The Groundwater Atlas of Lancaster County, Nebraska" is complete and available to the public. "The atlas is based almost entirely on a …
10/28/2014
City, UNL partner to create unique renewable energy system at NIC
Through a unique renewable energy system, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students and Lincoln residents help provide energy to heat and cool Nebraska Innovation Campus when they shower and flush. The Central…
10/28/2014
Lied to present anti-bullying play 'Out of Bounds' at North Star Nov. 6
A "must-see" for kids and parents navigating cyberbullying in the social media age, the anti-bullying play "Out of Bounds" makes its way to Lincoln on Nov. 6. Developed at the University of Iowa, "Out of…
11/6/2014
10/27/2014
UNL, Johns Hopkins researchers identify DNA of algae virus in humans
The DNA of a virus once thought confined to the cells of algae may in fact invade the biological kingdom of mice and men, according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the University of Nebr…
10/27/2014
Study: Perceptions of politicos affect attention, gaze direction
Political stances defined as "left" or "right" have no physical spatial connection. The use of the terms in political discourse can be traced back to 18th-century France, when supporters of the revolution sat to the left in the Nat…
10/27/2014
Center for Great Plains Studies launches ecotourism coalition, poster series
A byway for more than 500,000 sandhill cranes, a 321-mile bike trail, dancing chickens and some of the darkest night skies in the country -- the Great Plains has much to offer travelers. The Center for G…
11/7/2014
10/27/2014
Sheldon Dia de los Muertos features marimbas of Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim
Inspired by the music and kite festivals of Guatemala, Sheldon Museum of Art's eighth annual Dia de los Muertos family day features the marimba ensemble of Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim. The free public event is…
11/2/2014
10/24/2014
Nebraska Agriculture Water Management Network honored for innovation
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has honored the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Nebraska Agriculture Water Management Network with an Innovative Programs and Partnership Award for it…
10/24/2014
'Celebration of Youth XXI: Elegant Solutions' at Hillestad Gallery
The creative work of 27 Nebraska youth, ages 10 to 19, are on display in the 21st annual "Celebration of Youth: Elegant Solutions" in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. …

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