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07/24/2015
UNL report: Nebraska should see economic growth through 2015
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator continued to climb in June, suggesting that the state will experience strong economic growth through the end of 2015. The indicator, a composite of six factors that reflect economic growth produced by the Un…
07/24/2015
Study is first to measure global population/energy relationship
If you’ve lived between the year 1560 and the present day, more power to you. Literally. That’s one of several conclusions reached by University of Nebraska-Lincoln ecologist John DeLong, who has co-authored the first study to quantify the relat…
07/22/2015
Pound Hall to remain open during 2015-16 academic year
Pound Residence Hall will again be open to University of Nebraska-Lincoln students this fall, university housing officials said. This is the second consecutive year that Pound, which had originally been taken offline in early 2014, has remained open…
07/20/2015
Study: Property of non-stick pans improves solar cell efficiency
The same quality that buffers a raincoat against downpours or a pan against sticky foods can also boost the performance of solar cells, according to a new study from UNL engineers. Published July 20 in the journal Nature Communications, the study sh…
07/16/2015
Law students selected to Nebraska Law Review, Moot Court Board
Twenty-four University of Nebraska law students have accepted invitations to join the Nebraska Law Review or Moot Court Board. Students are selected to the Nebraska Law Review based on outstanding academic performance and being ranked in the top 10 …
07/16/2015
UNL sociologist evaluating prevention program for Ojibwe kids
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologist will evaluate the effectiveness of a popular substance abuse prevention program for Ojibwe children and their families with a nearly $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Ins…
07/15/2015
UNL suspends chapter of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended its chapter of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity for two years, according to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan N. Franco. “There is evidence to support the need to address issues of climate and cu…
07/15/2015
Sunday with a Scientist to bring engineering to life
The University of Nebraska State Museum's July Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will explore how engineers solve problems related to living systems. The program will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 19 at Morrill Hall, …
07/19/2015
07/14/2015
Puckett named director of UNL's Durham School
Jay A. Puckett, V.O. Smith Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming, has been named director of the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He will begin …
07/14/2015
Rural Nebraskans express optimism in annual poll
Rural Nebraskans are as optimistic about their current situation and the future as they've been in the past 20 years, according to the 2015 Nebraska Rural Poll. The 20th annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln poll was sent to 6,228 households in 86 N…
07/13/2015
UNL taps Stanford's Stephen Cooper to lead Raikes School
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected Stephen C. Cooper as the executive director of the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management. Cooper is associate professor teaching in the Computer Science Department at Stanford Uni…
07/13/2015
Prairie Schooner names 2015 book prize winners
Prairie Schooner at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected the winners for its annual book awards for poetry and short fiction. Safiya Sinclair has won the book prize in poetry for her manuscript "Cannibal," chosen by guest judges David Bak…
07/10/2015
June survey: Nebraska businesses optimistic about sales, employment
Nebraska businesses remain optimistic in their outlook for both sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. More than one in three b…
07/9/2015
Wisnicki's 'Livingstone Online' opens explorer's writings to public
Long hidden away in archives and repositories, renowned British explorer David Livingstone's testimony of the East African slave trade and its horrors only existed on the pages of centuries-old diaries and other manuscripts. The 19th-century explore…
07/8/2015
Forecast: Nebraska farm income to drop sharply in 2015
Nebraska's farm income is predicted to drop nearly 45 percent this year, according to the latest long-term economic forecast produced by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The three-year forecast, produced in conj…

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