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UNL's Matt Waite invited to inaugural Al-Jazeera event in Qatar
Matt Waite, professor of practice at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, is one of 90 individuals chosen to participate in a media innovation "hackathon" sponsored by Al-Jazeera Nov. 29…
Women's underrepresentation in office studied in Great Plains Research
In the past 20 years, the proportion of women in the U.S. Congress has risen 7.7 percent and representation at the local office level is only slightly higher. It is this wide disparity that Gary Aguiar and M…
Researchers engineer improvements of technology used in digital memory
The improvements in random access memory that have driven many advances of the digital age owe much to the innovative application of physics and chemistry at the atomic scale. Accordingly, a team led by Univ…
UNL's Larry Walklin to be honored by Omaha Press Club Foundation
Larry Walklin, a longtime professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will receive the Omaha Press Club Foundation's Journalism Educator Award at a dinner April 24. …
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator dips for 2nd month in a row
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator fell slightly in October, marking its second consecutive monthly decline. A sharp increase in the value of the U.S. dollar was the primary cause of the 0.10 percent decl…
3-2-1 Quick Pitch awards seven $1,000 prizes at UNL
Nearly 70 students had the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills through a short "quick pitch" proposal to a panel of entrepreneurial experts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Coll…
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to deliver Thompson Forum lecture Dec. 5
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will deliver a lecture Dec. 5 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts as part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. The lecture, "Cultura…
Study: Environmental regulation may have helped small hog farms endure
Hog farms have become fewer and larger in recent decades, even as federal and state environmental regulations governing them have become stricter. In a new study, University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural …
'Fa la la' laser shows to light up Mueller Planetarium Nov. 29-30
Mueller Planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall will light up with laser shows for one weekend only, Nov. 29-30. Shows include family-friendly "Winter Holiday Laser Adventure" and "Lasermania." …
'Mannheim Steamroller Christmas' by Chip Davis at Lied Center Nov. 25
Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday season has to offer at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are extremely limited. Call the Lied Center Ticket Off…
African Poetry Book Fund names 3 finalists for 2014 Glenna Luschei Prize
The African Poetry Book Fund, in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's literary journal Prairie Schooner, has named three finalists for the inaugural Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry. …
UNL PRSSA wins Star Chapter Award
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America received the society's Star Chapter Award for the first time in the chapter's history on Nov. 3. The UNL group was recognized as a chapte…
Nebraska Master Naturalist program announces 2015 training sessions
The Nebraska Master Naturalist program has announced its 2015 schedule of training sessions. "The Nebraska Master Naturalist program is an adult education program, providing volunteers with hands-on experien…
Study examines prison volunteers' characteristics, outlooks
As prison populations and costs swell, volunteers are becoming increasingly important for providing programming and rehabilitation to inmates. But little uniformity exists in how prisons recruit, train and maintain relationships wi…
Jazz great Kurt Elling to swing Sinatra at the Lied Center Nov. 20
One of the world's foremost jazz vocalists, Grammy winner Kurt Elling will perform music from his newest album, "1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project," at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts at…


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