UNL News Releases: Faculty

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ANDRILL to deploy two drills for 2013-14 season
A team of eight drillers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will begin deployment to Antarctica next month as the Antarctic Geologic Drilling (ANDRILL) Science Management Office fields two hot-water drills to the grounding zone region of the Wes…
UNL historian explores Civil War Washington and its leader in new book
When Abraham Lincoln took his oath of office as the 16th president of the United States in March 1861, Washington, D.C., was a city under siege. The new president quickly realized that without securing the c…
Nancy Busch named dean of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Nancy Busch is the new dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, UNL senior vice chancellor for academic affairs Ellen Weissinger announced today. Busch, who has served in the role in an interim …
UNL professor works to crowdsource a better bumblebee box
Doug Golick is trying to generate a little buzz. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln assistant professor of entomology is working to craft the ideal bumblebee domicile – and he’s turning to the public to get the project off the ground. “This is…
UNL Libraries specialist's project preserves Nebraska veterans' stories
Kathy Berrick grew up knowing her father served in World War II. Beyond that, details were hard to come by. “He was just one of those veterans who did not want to talk about the war,” Berrick said. “I took pride knowing he served, but really, …
NSF CAREER award aids UNL engineer's work on gene delivery tool
Employing DNA that codes for genes to correct genetic problems, treat disease or aid healing holds tremendous potential, but finding an effective, safe method of delivering genes to cells remains a significant hurdle. A Univers…
Steve Goddard appointed interim dean of UNL's College of Arts and Sciences
Steve Goddard has been appointed to the position of interim dean in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Arts and Sciences. Ellen Weissinger, senior vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, announced the appointment on Ma…
UNL political scientist Hibbing named Guggenheim Fellow
John Hibbing, Foundation Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has received a coveted Guggenheim Fellowship. He is among 175 artists, scientists and scholars selected this year by the John Si…
UNL's Kamil honored with national award for career accomplishments
Alan Kamil, George Holmes Professor of Biological Sciences and Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was awarded the Comparative Cognition Society's Research Award. The award honors scientist…
John Woollam honored by American Physical Society
John Woollam, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, received the 2013 Prize for Industrial Application of Physics from the American Physical Society. The award was presented during the socie…
UNL tests new media technologies with Knight Foundation support
The study of two innovative areas of journalism -- mobile media and drone journalism -- at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications have received backing from the John S. and James L. Knight …
NSF award helps UNL researcher debug software development
Developing today's complex computer software can involve thousands of people working -- sometimes at cross purposes -- in numerous countries. Resolving inevitable glitches is expensive and time-consuming, but a University of Ne…
UNL honors faculty with professorships, teaching, research awards
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has conferred university professorships on seven faculty members. They will be recognized at the All-University Honors Convocation on April 14 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Also to h…
'Football: Its Physics and Future' is focus of spring Nebraska Lecture
Football fans appreciate tackling, blocking and high-impact movements for their playmaking ability. But the reason those plays work – and the resulting collisions are risky – comes down to physics. During the April 5 Nebraska Lecture, “Footbal…
UNL's Molfese named to national panel to study brain injuries
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln psychologist has been appointed to a national committee charged with producing a comprehensive report to Congress and President Obama regarding brain injuries in children and young adults. …


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