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09/18/2014
Finding supports model on cause of DNA's right-handed double helix
The DNA of every organism on Earth is a right-handed double helix, but why that would be has puzzled scientists since not long after Francis Crick and James Watson announced the discovery of DNA's double-helical structure in 1953. …
09/16/2014
'Things Speak: Storied Objects from Lincoln Collections' at Sheldon
In addition to collecting, preserving and studying objects, a museum provides a forum in which objects' stories are told. In that vein, Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln presents "Things Speak: Storied Obj…
09/16/2014
Weifang Gong's 'Doors Across Time' through Oct. 10 at Hillestad Gallery
"Doors Across Time," an exhibition of work by Weifang Gong that features a series of fabric panels and columns imprinted with imagery inspired by door patterns found in China and America, is on display through Oct. 10 at the Univer…
09/15/2014
'Game Birds of the World' exhibit at Hardin Hall Sept. 20
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's School of Natural Resources will host "Game Birds of the World" from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Hardin Hall, 33rd and Holdrege streets. The exhibit features a taxidermy collection of more than 160 bir…
09/20/2014
09/15/2014
Archaeology is Sunday Scientist's topic Sept. 21 at NU State Museum
The University of Nebraska State Museum's next Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will explore Nebraska archaeology with the Nebraska State Historical Society and the National Park Service's Midwest Archeolog…
09/21/2014
09/11/2014
Golden Dragon Acrobats to perform Sept. 18 at Lied Center
Breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty will take center stage Sept.18 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for the Performing Arts when the Golden Dragon Acrobats perform at 7:30 p.m. Tick…
09/18/2014
09/11/2014
Entrepreneurship expert Byers to speak at UNL's Raikes School
Are colleges equipping students to become innovators, regardless of discipline? Tom Byers, professor at Stanford University and director of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicent…
09/19/2014
09/10/2014
Chief Justice John Roberts to speak Sept. 19 at UNL College of Law
United States Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will speak at the University of Nebraska College of Law on Sept. 19. Roberts will participate in a public conversation with the Honorable William Jay Riley, chief judge of the U.S. Co…
09/19/2014
09/10/2014
'Human touch' nanoparticle sensor could improve breast cancer detection
University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists have developed a nanoparticle-based device that emulates human touch and that could significantly enhance clinical breast exams for early detection of cancer. In a n…
09/10/2014
Olson Seminars kick off fall semester with the history of power on the Plains
The green energy movement has changed the face of the Great Plains -- dotting its hillsides with windmills and adorning its buildings with solar panels. These topics have never been more important with clima…
09/18/2014
09/9/2014
University of Nebraska-Lincoln climbs in U.S. News & World Report ranks
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln moved into the Top 100 among top national universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 best-colleges rankings. UNL, which shares the No. 99 spot with three other universities, had landed at No.…
09/9/2014
Hudl creates scholarship for UNL's Raikes School students
Scholarships to help the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recruit and educate more top information technology and business students is the focus of a $500,000 gift from Nebraska sports technology company Hudl. …
09/9/2014
Dustin Lynch at UNL Homecoming Concert Sept. 25
Dustin Lynch, one of the most successful young artists in country music will headline the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Homecoming Concert Sept. 25. The concert featuring Lynch and special guest Dylan Scott…
09/25/2014
09/8/2014
Novelist/poet Chris Abani to replace Tretheway in Wednesday lecture
Award-winning writer, playwright and TED speaker Chris Abani will deliver the 19th annual Governor's Lecture in the Humanities at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. He will replace Natasha T…
09/10/2014
09/8/2014
Biggest freshman class in 35 years pushes UNL's enrollment past 25,000
Powered by its largest freshman class in 35 years, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's total enrollment reached 25,006 students in fall 2014 -- a 2.3 percent increase over last year and the second-highest enrollment in the univers…

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