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Nearly 1,500 receive degrees at UNL commencement exercises
Nearly 1,500 graduates will receive degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at ceremonies Dec. 19 and 20. Daniel G. Linzell, Voelte-Keegan Professor and Chair of the UNL Department of Civil Engineeri…
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator points to a slowing economy
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator fell in November by 1.33 percent, auguring slower economic growth for the state in the spring. "The Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska is designed to predict econom…
Long-term cliff swallow study uncovers effects of climate change
A 30-year study of cliff swallows, a long-distance migrant bird species, has revealed that global climate change is altering their breeding habits. "When we began the project in 1982, we didn't intend to com…
3 from ROTC to receive military commissions Dec. 19-20
Three cadets in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps will receive military commissions in ceremonies this weekend in the auditorium of the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. All…
31 UNL students named to 'Franco's List' for character, integrity
Thirty-one University of Nebraska-Lincoln students were recognized as outstanding agents of character and integrity this fall when they were named to "Franco's List." Students who attain the highest level of…
Great Plains book prize renamed, upped to $10,000
Since 2005 the University of Nebraska's Center for Great Plains Studies has acknowledged outstanding works of nonfiction with its annual book prize. Starting this year, the prize's name has been changed …
UNL's Woollam is named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
John Woollam, George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Woollam, an internationally …
Some UNL venues to be open during holiday closedown
There will be no classes and most offices will be closed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the university's annual holiday shutdown Dec. 24-Jan. 4. Several venues, however, will be open to the public at least some of the…
UNL's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute gets second $1 million grant
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has earned a second $1 million grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation. The award will be used to support the needs of OLLI's growi…
UNL engineers identify, address cause of persistent solar cell issue
University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineers have doubled the efficiency of a prominent solar cell technology by unraveling the origins of a phenomenon known to hinder cell performance, stability and evaluation. The researchers investigated a persistent…
UNL to lead consortium focused on studying severe weather with drones
Seeking to remain at the leading edge of severe storm research using drones, scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Colorado Boulder have formed a consortium among their research collaborators. The Unmanned Aircraft S…
November survey: Nebraska business optimism persists
Nebraska businesses maintained an optimistic outlook in November according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration. Re…
Biologist gains insights into genetic evolution of birds
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher has contributed to discoveries about bird evolution as part of a new study that sequenced the complete genomes of 45 avian species. Published Dec. 11 in the journa…
'Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour' at Lied Center April 1
Renowned foodist and television personality Alton Brown will bring "Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour" to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. April 1. …
John Breslow Ice Hockey Center groundbreaking is Dec. 13
A groundbreaking ceremony for the John Breslow Ice Hockey Center will be 11 a.m. Dec. 13. The site for the facility at the southwest corner of Haymarket Park is prepared for construction to begin mid-January with an anticipated ope…


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