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.
The hiring initiative, which was announced Oct. 2 during Chancellor Harvey Perlman’s State of the University address, would include new faculty in the College of Engineering, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business Administration, the College of Education and Human Sciences and the new college that is being created from the existing colleges of art and architecture.
French novelist Patrick Modiano is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, adding to the University of Nebraska Press backlist of Nobel Prize winners. Modiano is the author of "Out of the Dark," which was translated by UNL professor Jordan Stump (pictured) and published by UNP.
More than 120 Nebraska high school juniors, seniors, their parents and teachers will converge on ccampus Oct. 11 for the 14th annual Chemistry Day.
The old cubicles and office environment has been replaced with a study lounge, individual study stations and large group tables. The Language Lab offers 30 iPads for students to use in the lab, each loaded with learning apps and other software for completing assignments.
Thanks to an investment from the College of Arts and Sciences and contributions from the university and Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, the lab is now a powerhouse of meteorology and climatology study.
UNL’s undergraduate computer science program is one of 15 across the United States that have joined a nationwide initiative to recruit more women and underrepresented minorities to the computer science field.