UNL News Releases

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10/22/2014
UNL researcher wins federal grant for groundbreaking solar energy project
The gap between solar energy's promise and fruition once seemed equal to the distance separating its source from the Earth. That gap has narrowed significantly in recent years and work continues to close it further. …
10/22/2014
Raikes School receives Lauerman Scholarship
The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln finds itself in a unique situation -- a rather good one. Job demand for its graduates is increasingly str…
10/22/2014
'Sister Act' to rock the rafters at the Lied Center Oct. 28-29
Direct from Broadway, "Sister Act," the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash, is coming to the Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Oct. 28-29 with 7:30 p.m. performances each day. …
10/28/2014
10/21/2014
Amid zebra mussel infestation, experts call for boat inspection program
An infestation of zebra mussels at Offutt Base Lake in Bellevue is causing experts to call for a statewide boat inspection program. "We need a formal boat inspection program to keep our state from having mor…
10/21/2014
Education Night is Oct. 23 at Sheldon Museum of Art
Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites K-12 educators to "Artful Teaching," a free evening of learning and casual networking from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Teachers will have a chance to explore cross-dis…
10/23/2014
10/21/2014
Partial solar eclipse viewing at UNL Student Observatory Thursday
Lincoln and surrounding areas will have the rare opportunity to view a partial solar eclipse in the late afternoon Oct. 23 and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Observatory will be open to the public 4:30-6:30 p.m. to …
10/23/2014
10/20/2014
Voloshky brings Ukrainian dance, music, culture to Lied Center Oct. 24
The Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will bring its high kicks, stunning precision and incredible dancers to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts Oct. 24. Combining the strengths of ballet with the …
10/24/2014
10/20/2014
UNL's Behlen Observatory to host 'Boofest' open house Oct. 30
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Behlen Observatory near Mead will host a "Boofest" open house 6:30-10 p.m. Oct. 30. If the skies are clear, attendees will be able to view Mars, the Moon, clusters of sta…
10/30/2014
10/20/2014
UNL Police Department seeks international accreditation
An expansion of duties has led the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department to pursue international accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The three-year pro…
10/17/2014
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator signals slower growth ahead
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator fell by 0.45 percent in September, marking the second decline in three months. "The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator suggests weaker growth for the Nebraska eco…
10/17/2014
Glenna Luschei to launch new book at UNL's Quilt Museum
Poet and literary philanthropist Glenna Luschei will launch her new book of poetry, "The Sky Is Shooting Blue Arrows" (University of New Mexico Press), at an event hosted by Prairie Schooner, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's in…
10/27/2014
10/16/2014
UNL project mines 8 million news pages for poetry
What differentiates a line of text from a news story and a line of text from a poem? Not much, and that's a problem for researchers of American poetry. For nearly a century, United States history was documen…
10/16/2014
'Wearable technology' curriculum aims to fuel interest in STEM
Sensor-embedded shirts. Bluetooth-enabled shoes. Camera-equipped glasses. The age of "wearable technology" has arrived, and with it a potential avenue for engaging elementary students in the STEM fields of s…
10/15/2014
UNL time capsule yields rare manuscript on pioneering female chemist
For Mark Griep and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community, Rachel Lloyd was an enigma. It was in a passing conversation in 1997 that Griep, associate professor of chemistry, learned that Lloyd had been…
10/15/2014
Grammy-winning folk singer Ani DiFranco at Lied Center Oct. 20
Grammy-winning folk singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco, who has written hundreds of songs, played thousands of shows, captured the imaginations of legions of followers and jammed with folkies, orchestras, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, …
10/20/2014

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