Thanks to relationships forged while at the University of York during a Fulbright fellowship, UNL's Carole Levin has laid the foundation for what she hopes will become a lasting partnership between UNL and the University of York’s world-renowned faculty in medieval and Renaissance studies.
A Dec. 1 panel discussion at UNL will examine the Syrian refugee crisis from the perspectives of people with direct experience with it. The discussion, which is 5 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium, will be moderated by Patrice McMahon.
The Lied Center for Performing Arts' piano series continues with a 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 recital by Britain's Stephen Hough. The repertoire will include pieces by Franz Schubert and Franz Liszt.
A campus record eight UNL faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society. The new AAAS fellows are David Berkowitz, Scott Gardner, Ronnie Green, Andrzej Rajca, Mark Riley, Daniel Schachtman, Janos Zempleni and Tian Zhang.
Stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder cause sleep problems among the children who take them, a new study from UNL researchers concludes. Psychology doctoral student Katie Kidwell is the study's lead author.
In The News UNL in the National and Global Spotlight
- Roxy Mountain PBS: Disappearance of Monarch butterflies linked to decline in milkweed
- Discovery News: Early Native Americans raised turkeys, but not for food
- Windy City Times: Trans couple talk romance, work and activism
- Daily Mail: Conservatives like politicians with a deep voice and a strong jaw
- Science Daily: Republicans prefer politicians with deep voices
Big Events on Campus
Whether they’re from small-town Nebraska or a place 8,000 miles away, UNL students say they have reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving holiday.
By simulating the growth of cancerous tumors, a new synthetic platform developed at UNL could accelerate the testing of breast cancer treatments – and has already revealed a potential source of the body’s resistance to a therapeutic drug.
The university on Friday announced a $20 million gift from the Johnny Carson Foundation, charitable arm of the late entertainment icon and NU alumnus Johnny Carson, to help create an academic program and facility focused on interdisciplinary learning, creativity and research in emerging media.
A student government initiative will result in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln eliminating the use of polystyrene — also known as Styrofoam — for food packaging. The measure, which goes into effect in January, was spurred by the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska.