UNL News Releases: Faculty

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06/3/2004
Sebastian Elbaum Receives Prestigious NSF Career Award
Sebastian Elbaum, assistant professor in computer science and engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Career Award. The $400,000 award is titled "Leveraging Field Data to Test Highly-Configura…
06/3/2004
Grange, Sherrard Receive Fulbright Senior Specialist Grants
Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln scholars have received Fulbright Senior Specialist grants from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars. William Grange, associate professor of theatre arts, is teaching communications and journalism this…
07/2/2004
Role of Rangers and Mounties Examined in Great Plains Quarterly
In the 1870s, North American Indians fiercely defended the dwindling bison herds that still roamed in Texas and western Canada. In the spring issue of Great Plains Quarterly, Andrew R. Graybill, assistant professor of history at the University of Neb…
08/12/2004
UNL Professor Ted Kooser Appointed U.S. Poet Laureate
Ted Kooser, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln visiting professor of English, will be the next Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced today. "Ted Kooser is a major poetic voice…
09/30/2004
Tim Gay's new book, 'Football Physics,' reveals science of the game
While Husker fans are uncovering the secrets to the West Coast offense, they may still be wondering how spin and altitude affect the range of punters. In a new book, "Football Physics: The Science of the Game," University of Nebraska-Lincoln physics-…
10/4/2004
Mammalogist society honors Genoways
The American Society of Mammalogists in June conferred its Hartley H.T. Jackson Award in Mammalogy upon Hugh Genoways, professor in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The award, established in 1977, recognizes outs…
10/4/2004
Johnsen is finalist for environmental broadcasting award
Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 4, 2004 - Carolyn Johnsen, a lecturer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, is a finalist for a broadcast award from the national Society of Environmental Journalists. Johnsen's nomin…
10/6/2004
Poet Laureate Kooser to have first Library of Congress reading Oct. 7
The new poet laureate consultant in poetry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Professor Ted Kooser, will inaugurate the Library of Congress literary season with readings from his work Oct. 7. He will also be a featured author at the fourth National Book…
10/7/2004
10/29/2004
UNL's McCutcheon part of elite team to track voting
The mistaken voting projections in Florida in the 2000 election have spurred the media and pollsters to act to prevent a recurrence this Election Day, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Allan McCutcheon will be part of the team aiming to make t…
12/10/2004
College of Business Administration names Seacrest Faculty Fellows
The James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Faculty Fellows Fund has been established at the University of Nebraska Foundation with a generous $1 million gift. Proceeds from the endowed fund will be used to encourage and retain valued faculty at the College of …
12/10/2004
UNL Economics Department ranked 2nd worldwide in education research
A recently published book on economic education has cited the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Economics for excellence in economic education scholarship. In "Shaping the Learning Curve: Essays on Economic Education," edited by Franklin G…
12/15/2004
Historian John Wunder named docent at Finland's Renvall Institute
John Wunder, professor of history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been honored with a permanent appointment as a docent of the Renvall Institute at the University of Helsinki in Finland. As the first American invited to be a docent in the …
12/15/2004
Civil engineering's Maher Tadros honored as 'Titan'
Maher Tadros is a Titan -- at least according to the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. The national organization honored Tadros as one of 50 Titans, and one of just three from the academic world, at its 50th anniversary convention in October. "…
12/15/2004
Summer Institute for Online Teaching honored for excellence
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Summer Institute for Online Teaching has received one of five awards for Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning from the Sloan Consortium, an association of more than 900 institutions and organizations of higher…
12/15/2004
Sociology Department honored by Sociologists for Women in Society
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Sociology has been honored with three awards in a report to the organization Sociologists for Women in Society. In "Report Card on Gender- and Women-Friendly Sociology Departments," the UNL Sociology D…

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