A “dream team” of digital humanities researchers that includes Matthew Jockers of UNL will study the development of the novel, thanks to a newly announced $1.8 million grant.
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at UNL will showcase local talent in all art forms in "Celebrate Nebraska," a two-night variety show Sept. 4-5.
A Latino defendant convicted of murder who is poor is more likely to be sentenced to death by white jurors, a newly published study by UNL's Cynthia Willis-Esqueda shows.
For nine years, Charles Braithwaite and his UNL students have been interacting with counterparts in Russia – but only through audio and video beamed over the Internet. In September, he’ll turn the tables as he teaches his popular Global Classroom curriculum from Tyumen State University in western Siberia.
The Heuermann Lecture series' 2014-2015 season will feature experts spanning a host of topics including climate change, animal biotechnology and agricultural communication.
In The News UNL in the National and Global Spotlight
- Kansas City Star: Display of "signature" quilts to open at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- The Horse magazine: Nebraska equine specialist honored
- Daily Herald: Rural areas struggle to attract lawyers
- Greenfield Reporter: Cather letters to be online by January 2018
- fyi Network: The McRib on "The Feed."
Big Events on Campus
UNL has earned an $11.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a research center focused on understanding nutrition and obesity at the molecular level. The center builds on UNL’s strength in nutrition and health research and is directed by Janos Zempleni, Willa Cather Professor of molecular nutrition in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences.
A new exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair is connecting consumers with the farmers who raise and grow their food. Its debut at this year's Nebraska State Fair at Fonner Park in Grand Island is part of an effort to educate consumers about what Nebraska is doing toward food production and feeding the world and what production agriculture looks like for Nebraska.
Chris Cornelius, a chemical engineering professor and associate dean for research at UNL’s College of Engineering, is one of four prominent Native academics who will help mentor science, technology, engineering and math students through a newly funded program of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.