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Report shows rise in groundwater levels after multiple years of decline
The 2015 Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report reveals that much of the state is beginning to recover from the 2012-13 drought. From spring 2014 to spring 2015, water levels began to rise after significant declines resulting from an…
January surveys: Businesses optimistic, but consumer confidence is down
Nebraska consumer confidence declined in January while business expectations rose, according to surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The survey results announced Friday marked the first release …
Study finds ratio between speed of evolution, population change
Does evolution really trundle along like Darwin's famous Galapagos tortoise? And do the populations undergoing this evolution really grow and decline with the speed of a hare? A new study led by UNL biologists has provided the first quantitative ans…
Safia Elhillo wins 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize
Safia Elhillo has been named the winner of the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets for her manuscript "Asmarani." The Sillerman Prize is given by the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner, the literary journal of the University …
Women in Business conference features former McDonald's USA president
The Undergraduate Women in Business student organization in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Business Administration is hosting the annual Women in Business conference on Feb. 26. The conference will take place at Nebraska Innovation …
'Nebraska: State of Fashion I' opens Feb. 15 at Hillestad Gallery
Seventy years of fashion are represented in the upcoming exhibition "Nebraska: State of Fashion I" at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, on the second floor of the Home Economics building at 35th and Holdrege streets on the University of Nebraska…
UNL report: Nebraska must be proactive in climate action plan
Nebraska needs to be proactive in developing a climate action plan in response to current and projected changes in climate, a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report suggests. The report shares the findings from eight roundtable discussions on the…
Team creates elastic materials that gleam when stretched
Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have shown that instantly transforming a dull surface to a mirror-like sheen is hardly a stretch. In fact, that's all it takes. UNL chemist Stephen Morin and his colleagues have developed a method fo…
Morrill Hall to offer free Thursday night admission in February
Pose with the plesiosaur and mingle with the mammoths in Morrill Hall for free on Thursday nights in February. The University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall, south of 14th and Vine streets, will offer visitors free admission from 4:30 to 8 …
Great Plains Art Museum opens exhibition of 19th-century engravings
The Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will open its first exhibition of the new year on Feb. 5. "Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier" will feature a spectrum of original 19th-century engravings of wildlife that roam…
SciPop talk to focus on high-fidelity memes
Do you find yourself searching for hours to send the funniest meme to your friend? If so, "Memes, You're Doing It Wrong" is the SciPop talk for you. Brad Elder, associate professor of biology at Doane College, will explain how high-fidelity memes se…
E.N. Thompson lecture rescheduled for Feb. 23
Due to expected winter weather, the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues lecture by Sheryl WuDunn that was originally planned for Feb. 2 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23. WuDunn will deliver her speech, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression in…
Media Advisory: Breslow Ice Hockey Center dedication
Media are invited to attend the dedication ceremony for the John Breslow Ice Hockey Center on Wednesday, Feb. 3. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. at the ice arena, 433 V St. A reception will follow in the lobby. Breslow, a former Nebraska state audi…
Lied's Silver Screenings Film Series returns with 'Finding Fela' Feb. 18
The Lied Center for Performing Arts' Silver Screenings Film Series returns Feb. 18 with a showing of the documentary "Finding Fela." The film series is free, open to the public and designed to complement some of the world-class performances taking p…
Report: University of Nebraska's annual economic impact is $3.9 billion
The teaching, research and outreach activities of the University of Nebraska annually generate more than $3.9 billion for Nebraska's economy, according to an independent new analysis of the university's significant and far-reaching impact on the econ…


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