UNL News Releases: Announcements

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11/26/2014
Project Impact Lincoln names 3 grant winners
Three Lincoln nonprofit organizations have been awarded grants from the Learning by Giving Foundation as part of Project Impact Lincoln conducted by students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration. …
11/21/2014
3-2-1 Quick Pitch awards seven $1,000 prizes at UNL
Nearly 70 students had the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills through a short "quick pitch" proposal to a panel of entrepreneurial experts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Coll…
11/17/2014
African Poetry Book Fund names 3 finalists for 2014 Glenna Luschei Prize
The African Poetry Book Fund, in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's literary journal Prairie Schooner, has named three finalists for the inaugural Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry. …
11/13/2014
Nebraska Master Naturalist program announces 2015 training sessions
The Nebraska Master Naturalist program has announced its 2015 schedule of training sessions. "The Nebraska Master Naturalist program is an adult education program, providing volunteers with hands-on experien…
11/6/2014
UNL's Green named to national task force on agricultural antibiotics
Ronnie D. Green, IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska vice president, was appointed Wednesday to a national task force that will advise the federal government on the use of an…
11/6/2014
Major gift boosts nationally recognized feedyard management program at UNL
A nationally recognized program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln that has educated and trained cattle feedyard specialists for 25 years has received a major gift to perpetually support its mission and student interns. …
10/31/2014
UNL project aims to transform STEM teaching
The rapid rate of research advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and the increased role of technology in modern societies has underscored the importance of the effective teaching of science, technology, engin…
10/29/2014
'Groundwater Atlas of Lancaster County, Nebraska' available
After two years of research, writing and editing, the first edition of "The Groundwater Atlas of Lancaster County, Nebraska" is complete and available to the public. "The atlas is based almost entirely on a …
10/28/2014
City, UNL partner to create unique renewable energy system at NIC
Through a unique renewable energy system, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students and Lincoln residents help provide energy to heat and cool Nebraska Innovation Campus when they shower and flush. The Central…
10/23/2014
UNL suspends FarmHouse fraternity
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended its chapter of FarmHouse fraternity following a university police investigation into events leading up to the death of a UNL freshman in early September, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan N. Fr…
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…
10/15/2014
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
'Project Impact Lincoln' accepting proposals for $10,000 grant
A management class at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accepting proposals from local nonprofit organizations to receive as much as $10,000 in funding from the Learning by Giving Foundation. This semes…
10/8/2014
Matt Joeckel named Nebraska state geologist
Robert Matt Joeckel of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been named Nebraska state geologist. He succeeds Mark Kuzila, who stepped down after 16 years in the position. "Matt is an outstanding scientist …

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