Nearly 1,500 degrees will be awarded during UNL commencement exercises Dec. 19 and 20 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Commencement speakers include UNL's Daniel Linzell, governor-elect Pete Ricketts and U.S. District Court judge John M. Gerrard. Full list of graduates
Students in associate professor of art Sandra Williams’ Color and Composition class this fall completed a project to recreate works of art in a tactual manner to be displayed at the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator fell in November by 1.33 percent, auguring slower economic growth for the state in the spring.
The NU Board of Regents is asking faculty, staff and students to submit their feedback on the four NU presidential finalists by the end of the day on Sunday, Dec. 21.
A flash mob spawned by a sociology project may become a new tradition at UNL. The event, held Dec. 10 in the Nebraska Union, grew from a sociology class led by Lory Dance.
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- Reuters: Legal standing may be key to Keystone XL case
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John Woollam, George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering at UNL, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
The Unmanned Aircraft System and Severe Storms Research Group, or USSRG, builds upon a research partnership first formed in 2006, when UNL atmospheric scientist Adam Houston (pictured) began working with researchers in Colorado.
UNL's Jay Storz contributed to discoveries about bird evolution as part of a new study in the journal Science that sequenced the complete genomes of 45 avian species.
Wendy Katz, associate professor of art history, has discovered a new poem by Walt Whitman. While researching art criticism in the penny newspapers as a Smithsonian Senior Fellow in Washington, D.C., she found a poem by "W.W" in the June 23, 1842, issue of New Era. The poem, “To Bryant, the Poet of Nature,” addresses William Cullen Bryant, an American romantic poet and editor of the New York Evening Post.