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01/23/2015
Economic forecasters: Nebraska to see steady growth in an uncertain world
Though the national economy likely will fluctuate, most Nebraskans can expect modest but steady economic growth during the next three years, economic forecasters say. In the latest long-term forecast release…
01/22/2015
Study: Small doses of resistant starch make big difference
Consuming even modest amounts of resistant starch can lend a significant punch to the gut microbes that benefit human health, according to a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln food scientists. As a …
01/21/2015
UNL drillers help make new discoveries in Antarctica
Using a hot-water drill and an underwater robotic vehicle designed, built and operated by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineering team, scientists have made new discoveries about Antarctica's geology and biology. …
01/21/2015
Crosby, Stills & Nash to open U.S. spring tour April 29 at Lied Center
Crosby, Stills & Nash will open their 2015 U.S. tour on April 29 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts. Tickets for the Lied Center performance will go on sale at 11 a.m. Ja…
04/29/2015
01/21/2015
Tony Award-winning 'Anything Goes' makes Lied premiere Jan. 23-24
The national tour of "Anything Goes," the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece of 1934, will make its Lied Center for Performing Arts premiere Jan. 23-24 as part of the new Glenn Korff …
01/23/2015
01/21/2015
Fred E. Miller photography exhibition opens at Great Plains Art Museum
As part of the Fourth Biennial Lincoln PhotoFest, an exhibition of photographs from the Fred E. Miller photograph collection is on display at the Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. …
01/21/2015
Hypnotist Jim Wand at Nebraska East Union Jan. 23
Hypnotist Jim Wand will present back-to-back shows at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jan. 23. Wand will perform at 7 and 9 p.m. in the Great Plains Room of the Nebraska East Union, Center and Arbor drive…
01/23/2015
01/20/2015
UNL doctoral student first to quantify color change in spiders
A wasp descends onto the yellow petals of a black-eyed Susan, unaware that a camouflaged crab spider – once as white as a wedding dress, now the color of a school bus – lies in wait. Nectar-filled flowers serve as lethal hunting grounds for thes…
01/20/2015
Faculty selected for innovation, entrepreneurship project
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been chosen as one of 25 institutions to participate in a two-year federal program to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in undergraduate engineering education. A UNL team of faculty and administrators led…
01/16/2015
UNL team lands grant to study school environments
Most U.S. children spend the biggest portions of their days at home or in school. While much is known about the impact of home environments on childhood development, little data exists about how the country’s school buildings affect the academic d…
01/16/2015
Nebraska sees strong business expectations, rising economic indicator
Nebraska’s economy should accelerate in mid-2015, according to the latest Leading Economic Indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator, designed to predict economic growth six months into the…
01/16/2015
Mahtem Shiferraw earns Prairie Schooner / African Poetry Book Fund prize
The African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner have announced that Ethiopian-American poet Mahtem Shiferraw is the winner of the 2015 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets for her manuscript Fuchsia. Shiferraw will receive $1,000 and pu…
01/13/2015
Empowerment Network's Barney to keynote MLK Week at UNL
Willie Barney, president and facilitator of Omaha's Empowerment Network, will deliver the keynote address for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Week. Barney will speak at 4 p.m. Jan. 20 durin…
01/19/2015
01/13/2015
NU State Museum, Henry Doorly Zoo explore ocean life Jan. 18
The University of Nebraska State Museum's first Sunday with a Scientist program of 2015 will investigate the ancient oceans that once covered Nebraska and examine what types of animals live in our oceans today. The program for chil…
01/18/2015
01/13/2015
Zebra mussels in South Dakota raise concerns for Nebraska water bodies
In November, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks staff discovered a single zebra mussel attached to a boat dock at the Midway boat ramp on Lewis and Clark Lake near Yankton, S.D. This finding came on the heels of the discovery of…

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