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UNL study: Do birds of a feather talk together? That depends
Birds of a feather flock together: It's an old saying that is true in many ways. But as the U.S. population becomes more diverse, those we count as our closest friends and confidants are changing as well, a new study shows. …
Regents approve agreement between UNL, Union Bank & Trust Co.
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has unanimously approved an agreement between Union Bank & Trust Co. and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The new agreement provides UNL $9.53 million over 11 y…
UNL scientist helps identify 4 new tuco-tuco species found in Bolivia
A research team led by Scott Gardner of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has identified four new species of Ctenomys, a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America. Commonly called t…
Nebraska economy gaining momentum in second half of 2014
For the fifth straight month, Nebraska's leading economic indicator rose in June, providing reliable evidence for solid growth in the state economy for the remainder of 2014. "It suggests that the Nebraska e…
Key factor found for creating induced pluripotent stem cells
Induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPSCs, are among the most promising developments in medical science in recent years. They are obtained from mature cells that have essentially been "reprogrammed" to behave as stem cells that can …
Lied Center receives $4 million gift from Glenn Korff estate
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has received a $4 million gift from the estate of Glenn Korff to help bring top Broadway shows to Nebraska. The gift establishes the …
UNL to reopen Pound Hall to meet demand for on-campus housing
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will reopen Pound Hall this fall in response to high student demand for on-campus housing. The university had taken the residence hall offline earlier this year as it prepa…
Scientific illustration explored during next Sunday with a Scientist event
The University of Nebraska State Museum's next Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will explore scientific illustration. The event will be 1:30-4:40 p.m. July 20 at Morrill Hall, south of 14th and Vine streets…
Forecasters: Nebraska economy to remain solid, though growth will slow
LincolAfter a couple of red-hot years in the farm sector and in home construction, Nebraska's economy will slow enough for the rest of the nation to catch up, state forecasters say. In its latest forecast, t…
39 high-achieving students selected for CBA Honors Academy
Thirty-nine freshmen have been selected to be part of the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this fall. After a successful inaugural year of the program, the CBA Honors Academy h…
Sheldon Museum of Art seeking volunteer docents
Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is looking for volunteers to join its docent program, which celebrates its 50th anniversary with the 2014-15 academic year. Since 1964, Sheldon doc…
UNL leads $11.5 million particle detector project for LHC
The world's largest atom smasher has proved invaluable at answering fundamental questions about the nature of the universe, including finding the Higgs boson, but much remains unknown. A team of University of…
UNL joins initiative aimed at increasing study-abroad participation
When Jackson Thomas came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, studying abroad was not among his college plans. That changed when UNL's Education Abroad office provided information on the Deutsch in Deutschland program. …
June business survey: Positive expectations continue for 5th straight month
Nebraska businesses reported a positive outlook for sales and employment for the next six months, according to a June survey conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research. It …
UNL facility produces compound for cream that may block HIV transmission
Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering's Biological Process Development Facility have successfully produced a drug compound with potential to block HIV transmission in women. …


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