UNL News Releases: Faculty

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UNL to offer faculty voluntary separation incentives at age 62
Some University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty will be eligible to choose early retirement under a Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP) to be offered this fall. Through this program, the university will offer partial salary b…
Braithwaite to teach in Russia via Fulbright program
For nine years, Charles Braithwaite and his University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been interacting with counterparts in Russia -- but only through audio and video beamed over the Internet. In September, he'll turn the tables…
UNL's Adam Wagler, Dane Kiambi take home top advertising awards
Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln advertising and public relations professors took home two top awards in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication advertising division's paper competition. The awards were…
Levin earns Fulbright to research early female leadership in England
As a scholar of early modern English history, Carole Levin has crossed the historic streets of England many times. But it was one encounter, near Westminster Abbey in 2009, that inspired her latest research that earned a Fulbright …
Journalism's Kebbel, Tidball awarded Fulbright Specialist grants
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars has awarded Fulbright Specialist grants to two faculty members in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Gary Keb…
Joseph S. Francisco to lead UNL's College of Arts and Sciences
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected Joseph S. Francisco, former president of the American Chemical Society and member of the National Academy of Sciences, as dean of its College of Arts and Sciences. …
UNL's Bullard to teach in India in Poynter Institute program
Sue Burzynski Bullard, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will go to India this month to teach a series of journalism workshops. Bullard is part of a seven-person tea…
UNL Office of Graduate Studies honors top students, faculty
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office of Graduate Studies presented awards for outstanding graduate education at its annual Graduate Studies Awards Reception on Feb. 6. Award winners are: Lowe R. and Mavis M. Folsom Distingu…
Third annual event hopes to harvest community history
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's History Harvest project, along with the Nebraska State Historical Society, will host the third annual History Harvest, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 in the Nebraska History Museum, 15th and P streets. History Harves…
John Maag receives Swanson Award for teaching excellence
Passion for teaching and keeping students actively engaged in the learning process is John Maag's trademark as a professor of speech language pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences. …
Leeper Miller earns national teaching award
Jenny Leeper Miller, master teacher and assistant director at the Ruth Staples Child Development Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been selected as a Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol National Child Care Teacher Aw…
UNL professor's new novel set amid the magic of 1898 Omaha fair
In Timothy Schaffert's latest novel, dancers waltz in mid-air. A spooky automaton answers burning questions. A medicine man brews up potions to cure broken hearts. A ventriloquist plays straight man to a wise-cracking dummy. …
NSF award aids UNL engineer's antibiotic resistance work
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a growing public health threat, infecting at least 2 million Americans each year and killing 23,000. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineer's research to understand how bacteria and antibiotics …
UNL professor's Cather book among Time's Top 10 of 2013
It's been quite a year for Willa Cather -- and, therefore, for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Andrew Jewell. In April, Jewell, an associate professor in the University Libraries, published "The Selecte…
UNL's Turner presented with 'Festschrift' for international influence
An internationally recognized religious studies professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been honored with a "Festschrift" -- a collection of scholarly essays by those who have been influenced by his work. …


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