A UNL team, including Bob Zook (left) and Alex Wilke, is building a new robot to research the ecosystem under Antarctic ice.
After having the same uniform for more than 20 years, the UNL Police Department is changing its look to match school colors. The new black uniforms with a black, red and white patch that features the university seal, will roll out on campus within the next 30 days.
The Kawasaki Reading Room features an array of Japanese cultural touchstones, from media and books to historical artifacts – and a new addition to its collection is not only a reference to a Japanese holiday and its ancient culture, but also a testament to friendships shared between continents.
All UNL students may now opt-in for 50 gigabytes of secure, online storage at no charge through an agreement between UNL and Box.com. Box account holders can share and collaborate on digital files with others using virtually any device. Accounts are accessed securely via MyUNL login credentials.
Numerous UNL faculty, graduates and students, including biological systems engineer Suat Irmak, were honored at this month's international conference of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers in Montreal.
In The News UNL in the National and Global Spotlight
- Tulsa World: Nebraska-based Hudl a game-changer for high school football
- Daily Reporter (Greenfield, Ind.): Brothers from Honduras establish cheese factory in Columbus, Neb.
- NBC News: Latino Life -- Surviving the family trip "back home"
- AgWeb (Farm Journal): Apps, stat
- The Associated Press: Nebraska organic farm tours set for Aug. 16
Big Events on Campus
A mixed-use development opening this summer will expand UNL's on-campus parking and off-campus living options. Located at 18th and R streets, the 50/50 building was funded through a public-private partnership between UNL and America First Real Estate Group.
A research team led by UNL's Scott Gardner has identified four new species of Ctenomys, a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America. All four of the new species were found in the lowlands and central valleys of Bolivia.
Update those calendars: Chancellor Harvey Perlman will deliver his 15th State of the University address on Oct. 2. The speech, originally scheduled for Sept. 16, will begin at 11 a.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.