Nebraska 4-H is emerging as a national leader in science education, thanks to a nearly $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation that is taking 4-H robotics and GPS/GIS curriculum national. The new grant, “Scale-Up: National Robotics in 4-H: Workforce Skills for the 21st Century,” allows 4-H to expand its current program, offered mostly […]
UNL has issued two Requests for Proposals to select consultants who will help the campus define a Master Plan and a Business Development Strategy for Innovation Campus. UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman said the process involves two phases. “This first phase is focused on planning,” Perlman said. “This phase will allow us to fully understand the […]
The Keith County Area Development Board has commissioned an asset mapping project for Ogallala and the surrounding area that will be conducted by the Students in Free Enterprise team at UNL. The goal of this project is to find and evaluate the community’s local strengths and assets such as leadership, physical amenities, successful businesses, places […]
The University of Nebraska Foundation’s board of directors awarded $1.14 million to the University of Nebraska through its annual grants program to support projects and initiatives on all four campuses for 2008-2009. UNL received the most support, with $250,000 aiding construction of the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. UNL also received $100,000 for continuation of the […]
Curt Weller and George Meyer, both biological systems engineering professors, measure the distance an entry traveled in the fifth-annual edible car competition Dec. 9 in the East Union. Photo by Brett Hampton/IANR News Service.
UNL faculty, staff and students will get a glimpse at some of the newest technology in plant breeding and biotech processes when the Monsanto Mobile Technology Unit visits East Campus Jan. 13-14. The mobile unit – with 1,000 square feet of exhibit space in a semi truck than can run on biofuels – will be […]
Prem Paul, vice chancellor for research and economic development at UNL, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Paul was cited for his contributions to animal health through research on viral pathogenesis of respiratory and reproductive diseases that led to improved vaccines and diagnostic tests. He was selected […]
Members of the UNL Equestrian Team ride down the East Campus Mall Dec. 12 during the annual Jingle Bell Ride. The team collected toys and clothing for Cedars Youth Services in Lincoln. Photo by Brett Hampton/IANR News Service.
UNL’s annual spring semester water and natural resources seminar will feature local, national and international experts addressing topics from dryland agricultural conservation to what’s really contained in floodwaters. The 14-lecture series begins Jan. 14 and concludes April 22. All but one of the free public lectures will be in the first floor auditorium of Hardin […]
Free one-on-one financial counseling sessions will be offered to faculty and staff in January. A Fidelity consultant will be at the East Union on Jan. 9 and Nebraska Union on Jan. 15, 20 and 30 (room posted at both sites). Sign up by calling 1-800-642-7131. A TIAA-CREF consultant will be at the Wick Alumni Center […]