The Unmanned Aircraft System and Severe Storms Research Group, or USSRG, builds upon a research partnership first formed in 2006, when UNL atmospheric scientist Adam Houston (pictured) began working with researchers in Colorado.
UNL's Jay Storz contributed to discoveries about bird evolution as part of a new study in the journal Science that sequenced the complete genomes of 45 avian species.
Scott Gardner, a parasitologist and director of the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology, was among an international team that discovered what is believed to be the most ancient pinworm yet found in the fossil record -- some 240 million years old.
UNL psychologist Ming Li studies the behavioral and biological mechanisms underlying maternal behavior. His aim is to better understand the psychological, environmental and biological factors involved in postpartum mental disorders. Findings could lead to better therapies for new moms struggling with depression and other behavioral problems.
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.