News Archive

Annual research report is online

The 2013-2014 Research Report is now available online.
The stories, photos, videos and other information found online offer glimpses into the diverse research, scholarship and creative activity at the heart of UNL’s growing research enterprise.

Read more about the 2013-2014 Research Report here.

Gardner, team ID parasite that infected mammals' ancestor

An egg much smaller than a common grain of sand and found in tiny piece of fossilized dung has helped scientists identify a pinworm that lived 240 million years ago.

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Education Abroad offers new opportunities to students

Education Abroad has created three new scholarships — Early Abroad, AMP, and Global Internships — and a new study in Canada program with money from UNL's new contract with Union Bank.

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Achievements | Student selected to attend world congress

Humphrey Kalibo, geography doctoral student, recently attended the 24th International Union of Forest Research Organizations World Congress held in Salt Lake City. He was among seven official bloggers selected to cover the event's technical sessions and sub-plenary meetings.

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British, UNL debaters to meet in Thompson Forum event

Members of the British national debate team will square off with representatives of the UNL speech and debate team on Nov. 17 on the topic of social media and creativity.

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UNL joins initiative to expand US-Norway engagement in higher ed

UNL is among 12 institutions in the United States to participate in a new academic partnership program with the Norwegian Centre for International Collaboration in Education and the Institute of International Education.

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NU System updates policy on university-sponsored travel

The University of Nebraska has updated its policy on university-sponsored travel to countries under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Health Notice.

Read more about the NU system travel updates here.

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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