The college is seeking staff and faculty volunteers to help with the tailgate on Saturday, Oct. 1 - for setup prior to the event (12-3 p.m.) and/or during the event (3-6 p.m.). Comp time will be provided for these hours, along with other perks! Email email@example.com if interested. Continue reading…More details at: https://engineering.unl.edu/nebraska-engineering-tailgate/
All staff in the College of Engineering are encouraged to attend the Staff Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. This will be an in-person meeting – no Zoom – and will be held in SEC 111 and PKI 250. You can ask questions at the meeting or submit questions beforehand using the link below.More details at: https://engineering.unl.edu/staff-forum-questions/
The COE Staff Council is seeking representatives for the 2022-2023 academic year. Most departments/units are able to have 1-2 representatives on the council. To learn more about the council, click the link below or contact Markeya Peteranetz (firstname.lastname@example.org) before Sept. 1. Continue reading…More details at: https://go.unl.edu/npiw
The Midwest Roadside Safety Facility is hosting a research showcase open house, including a full-scale crash test on Friday, Sept. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. Guests will learn about ongoing research at MwRSF, discuss collaborative research and employment opportunities, and meet faculty and staff. Continue reading…More details at: https://engineering.unl.edu/mwrsf-open-house/
IN THE NEWS: Construction projects, research in spotlight
We highlight the Nebraska Engineering community receiving media recognition.
- College's building projects prominent among Lincoln Journal Star’s guide to UNL construction efforts. (paywall) https://go.unl.edu/k9hj
- Nebraska Engineering nets six faculty, six students among NCGT Fellows. https://go.unl.edu/0fcz
- Christine Wittich's research explores how transportation officials use social media in emergencies. https://go.unl.edu/7xzv
- With a five-year, $1.6 million NIH grant, Rebecca Wachs seeks to isolate elusive causes of low back pain. https://go.unl.edu/vhs4
- Jae Sung Park, Yusong Li track tiny particles to find more efficient paths for energy, environment. https://go.unl.edu/htbc
- Bruce Dvorak’s NET-funded project aims to reduce water, energy use in ethanol production. https://go.unl.edu/q94p
If you know of someone who has been featured in the media, contact Karl Vogel – email@example.com – so it can be included in future editions.
Ted Naylor, engineering library liaison who has spent 15 years in the Dean’s Office, Engineering Library and covering other science areas will retire from the university on Aug. 31. Cards are being collected in the Engineering Library (W204 Nebraska Hall) and a small gathering is set for Aug. 31. Continue reading…
The Tazza Coffee Express is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday on the first level of the new Engineering Research Center. Stop by and let Tyler and Zoe pour you a coffee or tea or mix one of the many house specialties or other hot drinks.
A live, interactive workshop to help faculty and staff effectively respond to disclosures of sexual misconduct, discrimination, or harassment made by students or colleagues is now being offered. Check the website for more info and sessions.More details at: https://www.unl.edu/equity/sexual-misconduct-response-workshop-faculty-and-staff
Academic Technologies is offering new training and learning opportunities for instructors, including drop-in and Zoom office hours this week. Contact Amy Barry – firstname.lastname@example.org – with any questions about these back-to-school opportunities. Continue reading…
Events of interest for College of Engineering faculty and staff:
9/1: Rock the Block + Engineering Student Organizations Fair, 4-7:30 p.m., Vine Street Fields.
9/9: Master of Engineering Management Information Session, noon, via Zoom. https://go.unl.edu/meminfosession
9/14: BSE Colloquium: Jason Hawkins, noon, Chase Hall 219. https://events.unl.edu/BSE/2022/09/14/165880/
9/19: School of Computing Reverse Pitch 2022, 5-7 p.m., Nebraska Innovation Campus.
9/21: UNL Fall Career Fair (Engineering, Construction, Science & Research), Nebraska Union, noon-4 p.m. https://careers.unl.edu/events/
9/22: UNL Fall Career Fair (Computing, Software & Data Analytics), Nebraska Union, noon-4 p.m. https://careers.unl.edu/events/