UNL's Ann Tschetter is redefining how to teach Nebraska history. Working to better engage students, the assistant professor of practice has created a new curriculum that provokes students to think critically about the early citizens that formed the state. The course, "History of Nebraska and the Great Plains" (HIST 360), also incorporates field trips, which include an April 17 journey to Red Cloud, home of Nebraska author Willa Cather.

Cambridge honors Jacobs; Bloom assumes new CMS post

An online community of more than 10,000 Web professionals has named the UNL website as the best in 2014 among higher education institutions. Other awards featured in this UNL Today Achievements column include an award from Cambridge for Margaret Jacobs and a new appointment on the Compact Muon Solenoid project for Ken Bloom.