UNL News Releases: Faculty

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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. …
UNL students, faculty honored for outstanding graduate education
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office of Graduate Studies presented 12 awards for outstanding graduate education at its annual Graduate Studies Awards Reception last month. The award winners, with their …
UNL's Richard Edwards contributes to Obama inaugural volume
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty member has contributed an essay to a volume Congress prepared for presentation to President Barack Obama as part of the Jan. 21 presidential inauguration. In "Hom…
3 at UNL named charter Fellows of National Academy of Inventors
Two professors and a vice chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have been named Charter Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors: Brian Larkins, associate vice chancellor for life sciences and professor of agronomy a…
International institute honors UNL researcher for advancing technology
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln software engineer's extraordinary record of accomplishment in advancing technology has earned him the title of fellow in a prestigious international organization. Matthew Dwy…


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