Spanish Tutoring and Writing Center director Jennifer Isasi (left) was seeing essays, compositions and other assignments brought in by students and felt they deserved a wider audience. The result is the online journal Tu Revista, which is launching this semester.
UNL sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler's newly published research studies the characteristics and expectations of prison volunteers, along with their interactions with prison staff and inmates.
This week's election results seem to be contradictory: The GOP wins the night, yet an initiative to raise the minimum wage to $9 in Nebraska passes by a landslide. UNL political scientist John Hibbing says that one explanation could lie in the nature of Nebraskans' conservative views.
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.
UNL’s Law-Psychology Program was one of the first of its kind 40 years ago and is celebrating its longevity and successes with an anniversary celebration Oct. 23-25. Since the beginning, the program has had four different directors and with each new director, a shift in research occurred, which served to broaden the impact of the program.
A new eye-tracking study suggests people are faster and more likely to respond to the right or left in actual space, based on how they process the "left" or "right" ideologies of various political figures.
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.
As "Hunger Games" fans anticipate next month's opening of "Mockingjay Part 1," Kathleen Lacey and Pascha Stevenson, lecturers in UNL's English Department, have joined a growing number of academics across the country who consider Suzanne Collins' dystopian trilogy worthy of academic study.
How do researchers locate poems among eight million digitized news pages from the past? UNL's Elizabeth Lorang has teamed with Leen-Kiat Soh, associate professor of computer science and engineering, to develop software that will perform image-processing functions to mine the data -- and gain new insights into the role of American poetry through history.