UNL News Releases: Faculty

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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…
NSF award aids UNL engineer's efforts to build better solar cell
The sun provides all the energy humans could ever need. But capturing that power remains expensive and inefficient, which leaves fossil fuels as dominant energy sources. Jinsong Huang, an assistant professor…
UNL law professor Moberly named to Labor Dept. whistleblowing panel
Richard Moberly, associate dean for faculty and professor at the University of Nebraska College of Law, has been appointed to serve as an inaugural member of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee by U.S. Secretary of Labo…
3 from UNL named AAAS fellows: Alfano, Nastasi, Smith
Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science -- the world's largest general scientific society. The tradition of naming AAAS Fellows goes back to…
Willson named editor of Great Plains Research
Gary D. Willson has accepted an appointment as editor for Great Plains Research, a social and natural sciences journal published by the University of Nebraska's Center for Great Plains Studies. He replaces Robert F. Diffendal Jr., …
6 UNL mathematicians named American Mathematical Society fellows
Six University of Nebraska-Lincoln professors are among the accomplished mathematicians from around the world who have been invited to join a prestigious national organization's inaugural class of fellows. The recently…
Busch named interim dean of UNL Libraries for 3 years
Nancy J. Busch has been appointed to a three-year interim dean position at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. The appointment, announced in August by senior vice chancellor Ellen Weissinger, became effective with the app…
Quilt Center's Crews, founding director, to return to faculty ranks in 2013
The International Quilt Study Center and Museum's founding director, Patricia Cox Crews, has announced her intention to retire as director and return to a full-time faculty position at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in fall 201…


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