Jinsong Huang, associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has earned a four-year, $1.2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to improve the efficiency of solar cells.
UNL issued the following message on Oct. 22 regarding the Ebola situation in West Africa and recent domestic cases.
Under the revised policy, any faculty or staff member seeking to travel for university purposes to a country for which the CDC has issued a Travel Health Notice at Warning Level 3 must first obtain approval by making a written request to his or her chancellor.
UNL’s Law-Psychology Program was one of the first of its kind 40 years ago and is celebrating its longevity and successes with an anniversary celebration Oct. 23-25. Since the beginning, the program has had four different directors and with each new director, a shift in research occurred, which served to broaden the impact of the program.
Space industry leaders will gather in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3 for a University of Nebraska-sponsored conference to discuss how to regulate business activity in outer space. Matthew Schaefer, director of NU's space law program, said about 45 space industry insiders are expected to attend.
In The News UNL in the National and Global Spotlight
- Huffington Post Blog: Communication Studies on rise
- Myrtle Beach Online: UNL team one of 12 competing in global supply chain management contest
- NJ.com: Hermann says "super fun" to go home to Nebraska
- Daily Record (New Jersey): Rutgers Athletic Director Julie Hermann knows Nebraska football
- The Daily Telegraph: Victims often silent about workplace bullying
Big Events on Campus
French novelist Patrick Modiano is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, adding to the University of Nebraska Press backlist of Nobel Prize winners. Modiano is the author of "Out of the Dark," which was translated by UNL professor Jordan Stump (pictured) and published by UNP.
Quilt protection at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum is extremely cool. So cold in fact, it can burn exposed human skin and eliminates fabric-munching creepy crawlies.
Chancellor Harvey Perlman delivered his 15th State of the University address Oct. 2, touting UNL’s progress and growth and announcing a hiring initiative to increase the number of tenure-track faculty in key parts of the university.
The Center for Great Plains Studies is launching a project with the goal to build Nebraska – and in turn, the Great Plains – as the premier destination for ecotourism.