Recent honors collected by the UNL community include recognition for Sue Burzynski Bullard, Michelle Carr Hassler, Frauke Hachtman, Mary Kay Quinlan, Helen Moore, Sryiani Tidball, Joe Weber, Kathleen Johnson (pictured) and nine physics and astronomy students who earned NASA Nebraska grants. Click through to read more about these awards.

Studies have shown that perceived discrimination among minority adolescents leads to smoking, anger, alcohol use and abuse, depression or psychological distress, but a new study by UNL sociologist Bridget Goosby demonstrates that discrimination also directly impacts the overall health of African American adolescents.