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Economic indicator: Nebraska remains on track for growth
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator rose for the fourth consecutive month in March, suggesting that the state's economy will continue to grow throughout 2015. "Consistent improvement in the leading indicator in early 2015 portends consistent growt…
Nebraska alumni to be recognized at awards banquet May 7
The Nebraska Alumni Association will recognize 20 accomplished University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumni, seven promising students and an outstanding family at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet May 7 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 20…
Himes, Payne named outstanding student leaders
Annie Himes of Omaha and Jeremy Payne of Lincoln have received UNL's 2015 Outstanding Student Leadership Awards. Juan Franco, vice chancellor for student affairs, presented the awards during an April 10 ceremony at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Mu…
Smallpox vaccine virus helps UNL scientist understand immunity
A virus that helped wipe out smallpox in the last century is now helping a University of Nebraska-Lincoln virologist better understand human immunity. This research may lead to better treatment of some viral diseases, including HIV and herpes. Matth…
College of Engineering to host E-Day Open House April 17
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering's annual E-Day Open House will take place Friday, April 17, at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive in Lincoln. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p…
Great Plains Studies announces Distinguished Book Prize finalists
The Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska has announced the finalists for this year's Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize. The four books selected by a panel of judges are "American Carnage: Wounded Knee 1890" …
Law College hosts International Client Consultation Competition
The University of Nebraska College of Law will host teams of law students from 20 countries during the Louis M. Brown/Forrest S. Mosten Client Consultation Competition from April 15-18. The Brown-Mosten competition is an international contest in whi…
Spring Affair plant and gardening event set for April 25
Spring Affair, the Midwest's largest plant sale and gardening event, will take place April 25 at the Lancaster Event Center. More than 500 perennials, herbs, grasses, trees, shrubs and other plants will be available at the sale, which runs from 9 a.…
UNL's Annie Himes wins prestigious $30,000 Truman Scholarship
As a child, Annie Himes saw herself piloting social change as president of the United States. Now, as a University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior, she's got a bit of a different take: She still has the desire to leave her mark on social issues, but she'…
Study: Discrimination has overall health impacts on adolescents
Adolescence is hard enough, but adding discrimination to the mix can be deadly. Studies have shown that perceived discrimination among minority adolescents leads to smoking, anger, alcohol use and abuse, depression or psychological distress, but a n…
Ronnie Green appointed interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs
Ronnie Green, Harlan Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and vice president of agriculture and natural resources for the NU system, has been appointed to the position of interim …
Church Basement Ladies return to the Lied April 16
The Church Basement Ladies are back for the final chapter in the comedy series, "The Last (Potluck) Supper," coming to the Lied Center for Performing Arts for two performances April 16. Tickets for the 2 and 7:30 p.m. performances are on sale at htt…
Nationally renowned speakers to explore Latino issues April 14-16
UNL’s Institute for Ethnic Studies will celebrate spring with three lectures featuring nationally recognized speakers. The series, which runs April 14-16, includes receptions with students, faculty, staff and the public. Each of the free, public l…
Law college addition to enhance student legal clinics
A $4.5 million addition to the University of Nebraska College of Law to open in fall 2016 will literally move the college's clinical programs front and center. The 14,000-square-foot addition, to house the college's four legal clinics and allow for …
UNL's Aaron Calderon earns Goldwater scholarship
Aaron Calderon, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior majoring in mathematics and philosophy, has been awarded a Goldwater scholarship for his mathematics research for the 2016-17 academic year. A federally endowed agency, the Goldwater Foundation…


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