UNL News Releases

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07/7/2015
East Campus rec center to open July 13
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will complete a five-year, $23 million renovation of campus recreation facilities with the July 13 opening of the Recreation and Wellness Center on East Campus. The new, $14.89 million East Campus project is part o…
07/8/2015
07/1/2015
45 high-achieving students selected to CBA's Honors Academy
Forty-five incoming first-year students have been selected for the College of Business Administration's Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this fall. The group will be the third to join the academy since its founding in 2013. "Th…
06/29/2015
Study reveals mechanisms of drought response in plants
UNL biologists have published a new study that lays bare several roots of how plants respond to drought. The researchers have shown that mutations in two genes of the plant species Arabidopsis thaliana can stifle its development and disrupt the defe…
06/29/2015
UNL finishes fourth in Hearst Awards Program standings
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications finished fourth in the nation the 2014-2015 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. More than 100 accredited undergraduate journalism schools are eligible to participate in …
06/25/2015
NOAA's new drought center to expand UNL's drought expertise
A top federal official this week announced plans for the establishment of a new Drought Risk Management Research Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The new center will help state and local government be better prepared to respond to d…
06/24/2015
UNL earns Innovation and Economic Prosperity University designation
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today designated the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University, recognizing UNL's strong commitment to economic engagement. The designation acknowledges u…
06/23/2015
UNL chemists: New 2-D material's properties show promise
One completed a series of theoretical calculations to predict its properties with the help of a massive computing center. The other grew it in bulk before waxing its atom-thin whiskers with the assistance of adhesive tape. Together, University of Ne…
06/23/2015
'Archie's Late Night Party' set for June 25
"Archie" and his fossilized friends at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall -- 14th and Vine streets on City Campus -- are staying up late to explore science and natural history topics through hands-on activities Thursday, June 25.…
06/25/2015
06/19/2015
Nebraska economic indicator nudges higher
An increase in Nebraska's leading economic indicator continues to suggest a strong Nebraska economy during the second half of 2015. The indicator has risen five of the last six months. Strong business expectations and a decline in the value of the …
06/18/2015
Spring semester Deans' List, Honor Roll named
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans' List and Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Qualification for the Dean's List varies among the eight undergraduate colleges and the Honor Roll for undeclared s…
06/18/2015
UNL research: Devoted parents key to developing world-class talent
It takes 10,000 hours of dedicated practice for a person to become a world-class talent in a given field, or so said writer Malcolm Gladwell in a 2008 book. It also helps to have intensely dedicated parents, according to a new study by University of…
06/17/2015
UNL's Hatch joins program to assist Latino males
Lincoln, Neb., June 17, 2015 -- Deryl Hatch, an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Administration in UNL's College of Education and Human Sciences, has been invited to join a new faculty affiliate program at the University of Texas …
06/16/2015
UNL education professor earns national public policy award
Research has many purposes, but one of its highest callings is to influence public policy. For the impact his anthropological research has had on public education policy in Mexico, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Ted Hamann has been honored…
06/15/2015
NU State Museum announces fundraising, lead gifts for major new exhibits
Visitors to the University of Nebraska State Museum will soon be able to experience Nebraska and natural history in entirely new ways because of major enhancements in store for the iconic museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The museum has …
06/15/2015
UNL engineers study how Pilger tornado destroyed buildings
Using a high-tech laser scanner and a drone, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln civil engineering professor and his graduate students analyzed the wreckage after a tornado ripped through the town of Pilger, Neb., nearly a year ago. The tornado killed …

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