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UNL drill powers discovery of microbes under Antarctic ice

The UNL drilling team and others have found unexplored depths of our biosphere in the Antarctic this past year.

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Brazilian Student is First Generation Google Scholar

Heitor Castro, a sophomore computer engineering major, attended Google's annual Scholar's Retreat in June. He is UNL's first Generation Google Scholar.

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Symposium will examine Middle East water security


A May 28-29 gathering at UNL aims to examine issues and lend insight into how water security will affect global political and cultural discourse in the future. Scholars from around the world will present research at the symposium, “Water Security and Peace: Avenues for Cooperation,” at UNL’s Kauffman Center, 630 N. 14th St. The scholars bring various specialties in water safety, water rights, conflict resolution and environmental studies.

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Tom Farrell to join UNL as senior international adviser

 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected Tom Farrell as its first Senior Adviser to the Chancellor for International Affairs. Farrell, Vice Provost for Global Engagement in the University of Nebraska system's central administration, will join UNL on May 19.

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Global Studies major earns Fulbright to study in Czech Republic

Kaley Cook, a senior global studies major with minors in English, political science and film studies at UNL, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to teach and study in the Czech Republic during the 2014-15 academic year.

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Achievements: Forbes, Rebarber guide international workshop

UNL researchers Valery Forbes and Richard Rebarber led a multidisciplinary life sciences group of 40 international scientists in a workshop to develop predictive models for ecological risk assessment.

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O'Hanlon earns Fulbright to Bulgaria

UNL psychology major and Japanese and sociology double minor Rachel O'Hanlon, a graduate of Lincoln East High School, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Bulgaria for the 2014-15 academic year.

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Peters earns Fulbright to return to Germany

Laura Peters, a graduate student in modern languages and literatures, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Scholarship to Germany for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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UNL's Paul Strauss earns Fulbright to Germany

Paul Strauss, a doctoral candidate in history at UNL, has been awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to conduct dissertation research in Germany during the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Lu's research on Nanjing atrocities to form new book

Suping Lu, professor in the University Libraries and liaison librarian for economics, political science and law, is continuing his quest to uncover eyewitness accounts of the atrocities and aftermath of the Nanjing massacre. The research will be featured in his forthcoming and ninth book.

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