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Water for Food

The 2014 Water for Food Global Conference, hosted by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, brings together experts from around the world to explore how the data revolution can help address the pressing need for global water and food security. The conference will focus specifically on how data can improve the productivity and sustainability of small and large farmers.

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Students experience summer wildlife in Botswana

Students studied every day during a month-long education abroad program this summer at the Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana.

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Braithwaite to teach in Russia via Fulbright program

For nine years, Charles Braithwaite and his UNL students have been interacting with counterparts in Russia — but only through audio and video beamed over the Internet.

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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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