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May 11 2021
Vice: People aren't 'addicted' to wearing masks, they're traumatized

Ingrid Haas, associate professor of political science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was quoted in a May 11 Vice article on some liberals continuing pandemic-related precautions due to trauma. “It’s possible that conservatives, even if they complied with restrictions publicly, never really internalized these restrictions in the same way many liberals did,” she said. “If you don’t really view the pandemic as threatening and think the response has been overblown, then you’re just going through the motions rather than internalizing the importance of the restrictions."

May 11 2021
Omaha World-Herald: Why is Nebraska warming slower than rest of U.S.?

Al Dutcher, Nebraska’s associate state climatologist, and Martha Shulski, the state climatologist, were interviewed for a May 11 Omaha World-Herald article on why Nebraska is warming at a slower rate than the rest of the country. Dutcher said most of the spring cooling Nebraska has experienced has occurred since 2010 and that farmers have felt the effect through delayed planting. Otherwise, from 1990 to 2009, warm, dry springs were the norm in Nebraska, he said.

May 10 2021
Omaha Daily Record: UNL researcher tracks global female judicial appointments

Alice Kang, associate professor of political science and ethnic studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and colleagues have been tracking when and how women broke the glass ceiling to be appointed to the highest courts in democratic countries. The Omaha Daily Record ran a May 10 article on the research.

May 10 2021
Nebraska Ag Connection: UNL's PGA Golf Management program welcomes home distinguished alum

Joe Canny, PGA certified professional and University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus, is returning to the university as a PGA professional-in-residence in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Nebraska Ag Connection ran a May 10 article on Canny.

May 9 2021
Lincoln Journal Star: Challenging times, bright futures

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green wrote a May 9 guest column for the Lincoln Journal Star on the university’s just-completed academic year. He discussed highlights such as the launch of the new Nebraska Career Scholarship program; solid enrollment numbers; Big Ten-leading in-person educational opportunities; the two three-week sessions offered in January and December; continued research and creative activity; the university’s COVID-19-related production efforts; and achievements by Husker student-athletes.

May 9 2021
Omaha World-Herald: Planting in containers? You'll need thrillers, fillers and spillers

Scott Evans, horticulture program coordinator for Nebraska Extension in Douglas and Sarpy counties, was interviewed for a May 9 Omaha World-Herald gardening column on designing flower containers. He said three types of plants are needed — thrillers, fillers and spillers.

May 9 2021
Omaha World-Herald: Wing checker helps collect 'critical' data for waterfowl harvests

Husker students in the Waterfowl Ecology and Management class taught by Mark Vrtiska, professor of practice in the School of Natural Resources, recently participated in a Wingbee for the Central Flyway. The Omaha World-Herald ran a May 9 story on the event.

May 8 2021
Omaha World-Herald: Tom Osborne tells UNL grads to live with purpose

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred a record 3,594 degrees during commencement exercises May 7 and 8. The 3,512 graduates are from 58 countries, 43 states and the District of Columbia, and more than 250 Nebraska communities. Stories on the university’s May commencement ceremonies appeared in KETV, KHGI/KFXL, KLKN, KMTV, KOLN/KGIN, KPTM, the Lincoln Journal Star, North Platte Telegraph and Omaha World-Herald.

May 8 2021
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL grad ceremony marks several firsts, end to one campus tradition

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred a record 3,594 degrees during commencement exercises May 7 and 8. The 3,512 graduates are from 58 countries, 43 states and the District of Columbia, and more than 250 Nebraska communities. Stories on the university’s May commencement ceremonies appeared in KETV, KHGI/KFXL, KLKN, KMTV, KOLN/KGIN, KPTM, the Lincoln Journal Star, North Platte Telegraph and Omaha World-Herald.

May 8 2021
KMTV: UNL hosts first in-person commencement since 2019

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred a record 3,594 degrees during commencement exercises May 7 and 8. The 3,512 graduates are from 58 countries, 43 states and the District of Columbia, and more than 250 Nebraska communities. Stories on the university’s May commencement ceremonies appeared in KETV, KHGI/KFXL, KLKN, KMTV, KOLN/KGIN, KPTM, the Lincoln Journal Star, North Platte Telegraph and Omaha World-Herald.

May 8 2021
Omaha World-Herald: Omaha-area students receive UNL degrees

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred a record 3,594 degrees during commencement exercises May 7 and 8. The 3,512 graduates are from 58 countries, 43 states and the District of Columbia, and more than 250 Nebraska communities. The Gretna Breeze, Omaha World-Herald, Papillion Times and Ralston Recorder have published articles on their area graduates.

May 8 2021
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL to honor local students as Chancellor's Scholars

Sixty-five University of Nebraska–Lincoln students will be recognized as Chancellor’s Scholars during the undergraduate commencement ceremonies May 8 at Memorial Stadium. The Beatrice Daily Sun, Lincoln Journal Star, McCook Gazette, Salina (Kansas) Post and Yankton (South Dakota) Daily Press and Dakotan have run articles on their area students’ achievements.