UNL News Releases: Faculty

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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…
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. …
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…
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…
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…
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. …
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…
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 …


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