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Nebraska Alumni Association announces Football Fridays lineup
The Nebraska Alumni Association's Football Fridays series is coming home. After spending the last two seasons in Lincoln's Haymarket District, Football Fridays will again be held on UNL's City Campus. The seventh season of the series kicks off at 5 …
Great Plains Art Museum to host Native textiles artist Westerman
The University of Nebraska's Great Plains Art Museum has announced Gwen Westerman as the 2015 Elizabeth Rubendall Artist in Residence. During her residency from Sept. 1-5 and Nov. 11-14, Westerman, a fiber artist and poet, will use the lobby of th…
Love North plaza highlights new focus on managing stormwater
The beauty of the new Love Library Learning Commons plaza is more than just skin deep. While part of a larger University Libraries project designed to offer 24/7 study space and encourage campus collaborations, the plaza is also an example of how th…
Environmental education pioneer to speak at Center for Great Plains Studies
In the middle of the NamibRand Nature Reserve, surrounded by oryx and herds of zebra, an innovative program to educate youths about the natural environment has taken hold. Viktoria Keding, the director of this program and a world-class environmental…
Korff School receives gift from Seacrests for opera outreach
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announced a major gift from James and Rhonda Seacrest of Lincoln during a freshman student recital at the Glenn Korff School of Music on Aug. 24. The Seacrests have made a contribution to the Unive…
Faculty startup is latest partner at Nebraska Innovation Campus
Metagenome Analytics LLC, a startup bioinformatics company led by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln food science professor, is the latest partner to be announced at Nebraska Innovation Campus. Dan Duncan, the campus' executive director, said the comp…
ASCAP/Grow A Show Theatre Workshop returns to Lied Center
Following the success of its first American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers event in 2013, the Lied Center announces the return of the ASCAP/Grow A Show New Musical Theatre Workshop Sept. 9-11, 2015. Typically held in New York and Los A…
Cirque Zuma Zuma to perform two free shows for UNL students
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present African Cirque troupe and America's Got Talent finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3-4. Tickets are free for all UNL students and can be reserved through…
Researchers build, morph chemical patterns on stretchable surfaces
With just a slight stretch of the imagination -- and some elastic material -- UNL researchers have shown how to fabricate microscopic chemical patterns whose adaptability could extend from the physical to the functional. In a new study, the authors …
Slight rise in Nebraska's leading economic indicator suggests continued growth
A July increase in Nebraska's leading economic indicator suggests consistent economic growth for Nebraska through the end of 2015 and into 2016. The modest increase of 0.17 percent is the fifth increase in the last six months. "The July increase re…
Husker Harvest Days to focus on weathering climate change
Agricultural producers and Nebraskans of every stripe can access a wealth of information on planning for climate change when they visit University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources exhibits at this year's Husker Harve…
UNL reshapes, expands support for international students
Walking up a Lincoln airport jetway -- having traveled nearly 15,000 miles, spending 42 hours in planes and airports, and just five hours late after a missed flight -- Raihanah Hassim had a single wish. "I really hoped for a welcome sign," Hassim sa…
Susan J. Weller named director of NU State Museum
Susan J. Weller, executive director and curator at the J.F. Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota, has been named director of the University of Nebraska State Museum of Natural History. Pending approval of the University of N…
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to host Aug. 23 open house
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, also known as OLLI at UNL, will kick off the 2015-16 academic year with a free open house from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Cornhusker Marriott, 333 S. 13th St. The insti…
Study: Two major U.S. aquifers contaminated by natural uranium
Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California live above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Data from rou…


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