Birds of a feather flock together: It’s an old saying that is true in many ways. But as the U.S. population becomes more diverse, those we count as our closest friends and confidants are changing as well, a new study by UNL sociologist Jeffrey Smith shows.
A research team led by UNMC's Dr. Dmitry Oleynikov and UNL's Shane Farritor has received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Army to continue work on robotic telesurgery research. The team has been developing the technology since 2008 and hopes to do clinical trials in 2015.
As temperatures increase into the triple digits, UNL’s feral cats are finding relief in water provided by Husker Cats volunteers and in the cool air of Lincoln’s sewers.
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.
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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.
The Lied Center for Performing Arts has received a $4 million gift from the estate of Glenn Korff to help bring top Broadway shows to Nebraska.