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Mueller Planetarium to present Fulldome Festival May 30
Mueller Planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St., will host a special day of six back-to-back fulldome shows Saturday, May 30. Visitors can get up close and personal to nature's most powerful and extrem…
Columbus teacher selected as Battey Award recipient
High school students often dread taking a chemistry class. But not Jane Dusel-Misfeldt's students. On Friday, May 29, the Scotus Central Catholic High School teacher from Columbus will receive the 2015 Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award. Pres…
NSF grant to support new paradigm for ether creation
University of Nebraska-Lincoln chemist Patrick Dussault has earned a three-year National Science Foundation grant to explore new methods for synthesizing the class of chemical compounds known as ethers. The compounds, which feature an oxygen atom si…
Michael James' 'Ambiguity and Enigma' exhibition to open June 5
The most recent work of quilt artist Michael James will be the focus of an upcoming exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. "Ambiguity and Enigma: Recent Quilts by Michael James" will be o…
NU State Museum, Quilt House to participate as Blue Star Museums
The University of Nebraska State Museum-Morrill Hall and the International Quilt Study Center and Museum are two of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration w…
NSF grant helps preserve parasite collections
A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology to digitally preserve four major collections of parasite specimens donated to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the past five yea…
Sheldon announces 24th season of Jazz in June
The Sheldon Art Association, in collaboration with the Lied Center for Performing Arts and the Glenn Korff School of Music, will bring New Orleans jazz to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 24th season of Jazz in June. The 2015 concert serie…
Cather's imagination the focus of upcoming Sheldon exhibit
Visitors to the Sheldon Museum of Art will have the opportunity to walk in Willa Cather's footsteps and take in works of art that inspired her narratives of sweeping vistas that made her novels famous. "Visual Cather: The Writer's Pictorial Imaginat…
Leading indicator: Improving outlook for Nebraska businesses
A sharp increase in Nebraska's leading economic indicator suggests that the state's economy will grow strongly during the second half of 2015. After a solid first quarter, the indicator leapt by 1.99 percent in April. It is the biggest increase of t…
UNL researcher: Questions still outnumber answers on bullying
A leading researcher says remedies for school bullying remain elusive, although four decades of study have yielded many more clues to its devastation. "Our interventions, which have mainly focused on punishment, school suspensions and expulsions, ha…
Sunday with a Scientist event to focus on soils
The University of Nebraska State Museum's May Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will celebrate the "International Year of Soils." The program will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. May 17 at Morrill Hall, south of 14th and Vin…
Lied Center announces 2015-16 season schedule
The Lied Center for Performing Arts will kick off its 2015-16 schedule Sept. 24-25 with one of the most enduring Broadway shows of all-time, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." The season is also set to feature legendary crooner Tony Ben…
UNL is site of national Science Olympiad competition May 14-16
From May 14-16, more than 5,000 middle- and high-school students, educators and parents from across the country will be on hand as students compete in the Science Olympiad National Tournament at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Science Olympiad e…
April survey: Nebraska businesses report record optimism
Nebraska businesses are very optimistic in their outlook for 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. Nearly one in four respon…
UNL agronomists spearhead standards for using crop data
An international team led by UNL researchers has published the first systematic guidelines for using data to more reliably simulate crop yields. The guidelines could apply to any crop model used for estimating gaps between potential vs. actual yield…


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