UNL News Releases

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Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue
Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. …
Economic indicator drops slightly in March; moderate growth still expected
An increased number of first-time unemployment claims led to a slight drop of 0.07 percent in Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator in March. However, when combined with February's solid growth, the signals …
UNL's Emily Heineman receives Fulbright to Germany
Emily Heineman, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student with majors in German and history and a graduate of Norfolk High School, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Scholarship to Germany for the 2014-2015 …
New Innocents Society, Mortar Board members to be inducted at Ivy Day April 19
Students, faculty and alumni will be honored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at its annual Ivy Day ceremonies on April 19. The event, co-sponsored by Mortar Board and the Innocents Society, recognizes …
Church Basement Ladies return to Lied Center April 25-27
The Church Basement Ladies are back at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts with an all-new musical, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement," and are once again required to face change head-on. Against t…
Artist, naturalist Lokke to discuss history of timber rattlesnake
John Lokke, an artist, naturalist and historian, will present on the history of the timber rattlesnake, the largest and most imperiled venomous snake in Nebraska, at 7 p.m. April 22 in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hardin Ha…
'Unforgettable' Nat King Cole tribute at Lied Center April 23
Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis and singer/guitarist John Pizzarelli will perform their ultimate Nat King Cole tribute, "Straighten Up and Fly Right," at 7:30 p.m. April 23 at the University of Nebraska-Li…
Astronomy Day with astronaut Clayton Anderson at State Museum April 26
The University of Nebraska State Museum will celebrate Astronomy Day from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 26 in Morrill Hall (south of 14th and Vine Streets on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus). C…
UNL researcher adds expertise to crowdsourced California condor project
University of Nebraska-Lincoln ecologist Daizaburo Shizuka is lending his know-how to a crowdsourced research project to learn more about California condors -- and, hopefully, to protect the embattled birds' population. …
'It Gets Better' tour, Gay Men's Chorus of L.A. at Lied Center Friday
The Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will present the "It Gets Better" educational residency and music theater production featuring members of …
State Farm contributes $36,000 to support UNL student programs
Teen driving safety, business ethics, educational achievement and more are the focus of a nearly $36,000 contribution from State Farm to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Here is how the gift awarded to th…
Alex Mallory is UNL's first Udall Scholarship winner
University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Alex Mallory has earned a 2014 Udall Scholarship. Mallory, a junior history and political science major, is the first UNL student to receive the award. Established in 1…
Todd A. Williams to be artist-in-residence and Great Plains Art Museum
The Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host Todd A. Williams as the 2014 Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence from April 22-27. Williams will use the lobby of the museum as…
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History director to speak April 23
Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, will discuss the importance of Nebraska's fossil record and its contribution to the great story of life on Earth on April 23. …
32 to be honored as Chancellor's Scholars at UNL Honors Convocation
University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students will be honored in conjunction with UNL's All-University Honors Convocation, 2 p.m. April 13 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, including 32 seniors who will be recognized …


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