A retirement reception for Darrel Kinnan is 2 to 4 p.m., Dec. 12 in Hamilton Hall, Room 227. Kinnan is retiring from the chemistry department after 38 years of service. The reception is free and open to the public.
Joseph Francisco, the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has big plans to raise the college’s profile within the university community as well as on the national and international scene.
With support from the National Institutes of Health, UNL's David Hage is developing approaches to analyze how the bonding of proteins and glucose alters the effectiveness of diabetes medications taken by millions who contend with diabetes on a daily basis.
The contents of a 98-year-old UNL chemistry time capsule were revealed this month -- including a manuscript of a biography of groundbreaking university chemist Rachel Lloyd.
More than 120 Nebraska high school juniors, seniors, their parents and teachers will converge on ccampus Oct. 11 for the 14th annual Chemistry Day.
UNL's Department of Chemistry and the Nebraska local section of the American Chemical Society will celebrate the life and career of pioneering University of Nebraska chemist Rachel Lloyd Oct. 1-2 with a banquet and a conference.
An $8 million renovation has converted UNL's 107-year-old Brace Laboratory into a facility dedicated to using innovative teaching methods to further undergraduate education.
Rebecca Lai can't wait to see little booms and bursts of science lighting up the skyline each July 4. Her fascination with fireworks sparked around age 5 as she watched Chinese New Year celebrations over Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong. At UNL, she's translated her love for fireworks — and chemistry — into a course based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Ivan Moreno is using a National Science Foundation Fellowship to charge his graduate research into solar energy. The May graduate is one of 10 UNL students to receive the NSF award, which provides recipients a stipend for three years.
Using a genetically modified form of the HIV virus, a team of UNL scientists has developed a promising new approach that could someday lead to a more effective HIV vaccine. The team has received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to further the project toward animal trials.