Recent honors collected by the UNL community include recognition for faculty/staff Jocelyn Bosley, Jeffrey Day, Becky Faber, Sharon Kuska and Jonnisha McCleod; students in communication studies, English, journalism and mass communications, and music; and researchers in the multi-institutional Useful to Usable project. Click through for more information about each award.

UNL professor's novel was among six on shortlist for prestigious award

Chigozie Obioma, assistant professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, had been among six authors nominated for the prize, which some regard as the world’s most prestigious English-language literary award. Jamaican writer Marlon James was named the 2015 winner at an Oct. 13 in London.

Research topics highlight publications by Kang, Powell, Gale and Ratcliffe

Recent books published by the campus community include Joy Castro's collection of stories on women — especially Latinas — and their experiences of poverty and violence in a white-dominated, wealth-obsessed culture. Other books include research topics by George Gale, Alice Kang, Larkin Powell and Brett Ratcliffe.