UNL News Releases: Faculty

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September survey: Nebraska businesses less optimistic about sales
Nebraska businesses grew less optimistic about the outlook for sales, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The September survey showed that 24 percent of responden…
Events to address climate change implications for wildlife, ecosystems
Jeffrey Morisette, director of the North Central Climate Science Center, will present "Implications of Climate Change for Wildlife and Ecosystems of the Great Plains: A Perspective from the Department of Interior," at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Hardin Hall, 33…
UNL leads $13.5 million research to enhance sorghum for biofuel
Media availability: Media are welcome to cover this grant celebration where lead scientist Daniel Schachtman and University of Nebraska-Lincoln administrators will discuss this research and answer questions. Speakers include Harvey Perlman, UNL chanc…
Yield gap study highlights potential for higher crop yields in Africa
Agricultural yields could more than triple in a number of African countries, suggesting that tremendous improvements in food security are possible, according to new findings by the Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas. Developed by a resear…
Media advisory: Perlman to deliver State of the University on Sept. 30
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman will deliver his final State of the University address to faculty, staff, students and interested visitors on Sept. 30. The address begins at 11 a.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301…
UNL announces 'stepping up' of commitment to early childhood
Responding to changing demographics and a growing population of young at-risk children, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced a strategic initiative to strengthen support for early childhood development in Nebraska. Chancellor Harvey Pe…
Business expectations, labor market fuel continued growth in Nebraska
Nebraska's leading economic indicator rose for the fifth consecutive month in August, increasing by 0.31 percent. The increase suggests that the Nebraska economy will expand through the first quarter of 2016. "The August increase resulted from p…
New book looks at lessons from Great Plains' small places
The recent oil boom in western North Dakota has focused the media spotlight on a place often passed by. Dakota before the oil boom was, like so much human settlement on the Great Plains, a place slowly eroding with time. But its earlier era of small-…
Physicists defy conventional wisdom to identify ferroelectric nanomaterial
A team of physicists has defied conventional wisdom by inducing stable ferroelectricity in a sheet of strontium titanate only a few nanometers thick. The discovery could open new pathways to find new materials for nanotechnology devices, said Alexei…
Behlen Observatory to host Public Night on Sept. 27
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a Public Night at Behlen Observatory from 8 to 11 p.m. Sept. 27. The evening will feature the last eclipse in a series of four lunar eclipses over the past two years, k…
UNL wins $3.5 million NSF grant for regional nanoscience center
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has earned a nearly $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a regional center of excellence in nanoscience and nanotechnology. The Nebraska Nanoscale Facility builds on UNL's highly r…
UNL author on short list for top international literary award
Chigozie Obioma, a Nigerian writer and member of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln creative writing faculty, is one of six authors vying for one of the most prestigious writing awards in the world. His debut novel, "The Fishermen," was announced Tu…
NSF award boosts UNL physicist's nanomaterials research
A recently discovered nanomaterial with the rare quality of having both magnetic and electric polarizations may be the key to creating computers and other electronic devices that run at warp speed. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicist aims to l…
Redesigned website provides new tools to study history of slavery
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's digital humanists are bringing the American experience of slavery into sharper focus with a newly revamped website that compiles and analyzes 19th century court documents filed by slaves seeking their freedom. Ne…
Events to address climate change implications for faith communities
Kim Morrow will present "What's Love Got to Do with It? The Faith Response to Climate Change" at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Sheridan Lutheran Church, 6955 Old Cheney Road in Lincoln. The lecture is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested at http://…


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