UNL researchers David DiLillo (left) and Sarah Gervais, and graduate student Molly Franz have taken a first step toward understanding why some women struggle to say “no” to unwanted sexual advances and are more vulnerable to sexual victimization.
The initiative, which is heading into its fourth year, has new goals that researchers like Bridget Goosby (pictured, in dunk tank during a recent community outreach event) hope will leave an indelible mark on the state.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include awards for current and past research, as well as career recognitions for teaching and research excellence. Click through to see all recent achievements earned by faculty, staff and students.
The high prevalence of trauma and subsequent PTSD begs the question of how to prevent PTSD and best practices for treating it. Current research is providing new information – but at what cost?
Gay couples began heading to Nebraska courthouses Friday morning, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision that made same-sex marriage the law of the land. Experts at UNL said the decision came after a transformation in public attitudes toward gay marriage.
The less you sleep, the more you eat. That’s the finding in a new article by UNL psychology researchers Alyssa Lundahl and Timothy Nelson. The study, which reviewed a mountain of literature, demonstrated how sleep or lack of it affects multiple mechanisms that control food intak
A retirement reception for Brian Wilcox, professor of psychology and director of the Center on Children, Families and the Law, is 2 to 4 p.m. June 1 in the Lied Commons.
Connecting social and behavioral science faculty campuswide to strengthen UNL’s research is the aim of the new Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium. Dan Hoyt, professor of sociology, is the consortium’s first director.
Five UNL faculty members have earned recognition from the College of Arts and Sciences for outstanding accomplishments in teaching and research.
A National Science Foundation grant will fund a new summer research program at UNL led by Kirk Dombrowski (pictured) that aims to train the next generation of scientists in both minority health disparities and social network analysis.