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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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UNL offers new international travel insurance coverage

UNL has expanded international insurance coverage for faculty and staff traveling overseas on university business. This program eliminates the need for employees to purchase medical evacuation insurance individually.

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Bischoff, Springer develop mental health model with global application

A project helping transform mental health landscape of rural Nebraska may soon benefit communities worldwide.

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Researchers collaborate with Morocco on drought index

Morocco will have one of the world's first drought early warning systems that integrate several remotely sensed data sets from NASA and other U.S. agencies into a composite agricultural drought indicator.

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UNL begins fundraising for international trade, finance institute

To prepare skilled graduates for in-demand careers in global trade and finance, UNL has announced the start of a private fundraising initiative to establish an interntional trade and finance institute at the university.

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Lu receives international honor for Nanjing massacre research

Suping Lu, professor and liaison librarian for economics, political science and law, was awarded the Special Contribution Award Medallion by the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Museum in China for his research and publications.

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