UNL News Releases: Faculty

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03/5/2014
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…
03/5/2014
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…
02/27/2014
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…
03/15/2014
02/19/2014
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. …
02/7/2014
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…
02/6/2014
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. …
01/30/2014
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 …
12/9/2013
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…
11/27/2013
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. …
11/25/2013
6 UNL faculty named AAAS fellows
Six University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifi…
11/19/2013
UNL's Zeng named Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom. Xiao Cheng Zeng, Ameritas University and Willa Cather Professor of Chemistry, has j…
11/5/2013
2 UNL professors chosen as American Mathematical Society fellows
Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln mathematicians have been chosen as fellows of the American Mathematical Society. UNL's John Meakin, Milton Mohr Professor of Mathematics, and Srikanth B. Iyengar, Willa Cat…
10/30/2013
Strategies to end bullying focus of free UNL lecture Nov. 7
Kids can be cruel, as the saying goes, but they also could become society’s best advocates for more compassionate schools and communities, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln educational psychologist Susan Swearer. …
11/7/2013
10/10/2013
UNL's Eversoll publishes first book on Nebraska landslides
Duane Eversoll, professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resources, has written the first book chronicling the recent history of landslides in Nebraska. "I hope people reali…
10/8/2013
UNL researchers' new book tackles biological underpinnings of politics
Puzzled why Congress is so tied in knots that it would shut down government rather than compromise? Quite frankly, the divide between liberals and conservatives may not be something that responds to logi…

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