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Zempleni to represent UNL at international research workshop

The workshop, entitled Non-Coding RNAs: A New Frontier in Biomedical Research, aims to not only further our understanding of microRNAs, but also to foster relationships among participants. 

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Kelsey Lee to travel to Thailand on Fulbright grant

Since graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in spring 2013, Kelsey Lee has been working as a youth coordinator for Americorps, putting her anthropology major and minors in human rights and humanitarian affairs to good use.

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UNL Nepalese students rally in wake of massive quake

After a stunned weekend spent scrolling through Facebook looking for earthquake survivors’ names, Nepalese students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have mobilized to help their stricken homeland.

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UNL faculty survive earthquake in Nepal

Roger and Sylvia Wiegand, professors emeriti of mathematics, were attending the First International Workshop and Conference on Commutative Algebra in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu when the earthquake struck about 50 miles northwest of the city.

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Fulbright winner to teach English, theater in Indonesia

Winning a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship presents Bryan Howard with an opportunity to take his interests to Indonesia and combine them into a unique cultural exchange experience.

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Fulbright student Jennifer Gotrik to return to Turkey

She has studied and traveled in India, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Dominican Republic, Norway, Sri Lanka and Turkey. This fall, she will return to Turkey on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. She is one of five UNL students who have earned ETA grants for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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Dawson earns Boren award to study in Mozambique

Maggie Dawson believes in the importance of nutrition -- not only to individuals, but to countries.

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Julia DeLaRosa to travel to Brazil on Fulbright

In spring 2016, Julia DeLaRosa will pack her bags and the teaching skills she has acquired at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and head for Brazil.

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Researcher's soil moisture detector goes to work in South Africa

A UNL researcher's high-tech soil moisture detector is being put to the test in the wild. Hydrogeophysicist Trenton Franz is applying technology developed for precision agriculture to help protect an endangered native forest in South Africa.

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5 students earn Fullbright awards; two named alternates

Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grants and two students have been named alternates for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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