UNL News Releases: Faculty

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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…
UNL's Griep to help create chemistry program for tribal colleges
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln chemist will lead a new project that will create a unique system of teaching chemistry at Nebraska’s tribal colleges. Mark Griep, associate professor of chemistry, will be the principal investigator on the proj…
SNR director Carroll to present 'Fun with Wildlife in Africa'
John Carroll, director of the School of Natural Resources, will present "Fun with Wildlife in Africa: Beyond the Animal Planet" at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Hardin Hall auditorium. The seminar is free and open to the public. Carroll will talk about his y…
20-year study: Happier marriages mean healthier spouses
“In sickness and in health.” Happier marriages make for healthier spouses, whether they’re still honeymooning or they’re approaching their golden wedding anniversary. So says a new study that examined the marriages of 1,681 people over the …
UNL team uncovers more archeological treasures in southern Turkey
Shoveling and sweeping to expose still-hidden portions of a 1,600-square-foot marble mosaic that dates to Roman times, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln archeological team this past summer unearthed a new treasure in southern Turkey. Lying face d…
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…


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