UNL News Releases: Faculty

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Faculty selected for innovation, entrepreneurship project
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been chosen as one of 25 institutions to participate in a two-year federal program to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in undergraduate engineering education. A UNL team of faculty and administrators led…
UNL team lands grant to study school environments
Most U.S. children spend the biggest portions of their days at home or in school. While much is known about the impact of home environments on childhood development, little data exists about how the country’s school buildings affect the academic d…
UNL's Woollam is named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
John Woollam, George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Woollam, an internationally …
UNL to lead consortium focused on studying severe weather with drones
Seeking to remain at the leading edge of severe storm research using drones, scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Colorado Boulder have formed a consortium among their research collaborators. The Unmanned Aircraft S…
UNL's Matt Waite invited to inaugural Al-Jazeera event in Qatar
Matt Waite, professor of practice at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, is one of 90 individuals chosen to participate in a media innovation "hackathon" sponsored by Al-Jazeera Nov. 29…
UNL's Larry Walklin to be honored by Omaha Press Club Foundation
Larry Walklin, a longtime professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will receive the Omaha Press Club Foundation's Journalism Educator Award at a dinner April 24. …
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…
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…


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