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UNL study characterizes genetic resistance to wheat disease
A new study co-authored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers has unearthed the genetic roots of resistance to a wheat disease that has recently devastated crop yields from southern Africa through the Middle East. Though reports…
Reeves earns UNL's Swanson Award for teaching excellence
The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected Jenelle Reeves, associate professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, as the 2015 recipient of the Donald R. and Mary Lee Swan…
Hitler's impact on Great Plains examined in new Great Plains Quarterly
Even though Hitler never managed to bomb America, his war with the United States and the world made a lasting and surprising impact on Nebraska wildlife, according to an essay in the winter issue of Great Plains Quarterly. Larkin Powell, pr…
E.N. Thompson Forum to debate effects of regulating carbon emissions
What are the global, environmental and financial effects of proposed regulations to cut carbon emissions? What is the carbon footprint of your household, employer and nation? How would different regulations affect you? A pai…
Violinist Joshua Bell at Lied Center March 13
Joshua Bell, the most celebrated violinist of the modern era, will perform March 13 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. peformance, starting at $42, are available …
Poet Tsitsi Jaji to give talk, reading at UNL
Poet and scholar Tsitsi Jaji will give two public talks at events co-sponsored by Prairie Schooner, UNL’s international literary journal, on Feb. 26. The first event, a lecture titled “Africa in Stereo: L…
Researchers show environment can neutralize lethal proteins
Botching a few folds might transform an origami cow into a deer or sheep. When cellular proteins do the same, they can trigger fatal neurodegenerative diseases that turn the brains of these mammals into dysfunctional sponges. Yet a new study suggest…
Leading Economic Indicator: Nebraska economy to accelerate
Business optimism, a strengthening labor market and a slight uptick in construction combined for a positive outlook for Nebraska's economy in the middle of 2015, according to the latest Leading Economic Indicator report from the University of Nebrask…
'Covering the War' opens March 6 at UNL's Quilt House
A new exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum will explore the role quilts had throughout history during wartime. "Covering the War: American Quilts in Times of Conflict" opens at the University of Nebraska-L…
Second City returns with mix of classic scenes, new material about Lincoln
On Feb. 26, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theatre returns to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. with "The Second City Hits Home.” It's a new…
Study: Sibling bullying experiences affect perceptions of peer bullying
Sibling rivalry and aggression are part of growing up. It's fodder for sitcoms and family films, because anyone who has siblings most likely survived an occasional noogie or verbal lashing. It's so commonplac…
Lied Center to present 'The Great Gatsby' on Feb. 21
"The Great Gatsby" was set in the 1920s, the age of jazz when wealth, glamour and decadence ignited public fascination. At 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Montana Repertory Theatre will reignite the timeless F. Scott Fitzgerald classic in a bold new production at…
Asian Lunar New Year Festival Feb. 21 at Sheldon
Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Asian Community and Cultural Center invite the public to a celebration of the Asian lunar new year from 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at the museum, 12th and R streets. The festival in…
March 4 groundbreaking set for new College of Business Administration building
A groundbreaking ceremony for a new College of Business Administration building at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been scheduled for 3 p.m. March 4 at the Esther L. Kauffman Academic Residential Center Great Hall. …
Study: Climate change leads to rapid emergence of infectious diseases
The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, says a zoologist affiliated with the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology at the University of Neb…


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