Posts Tagged ‘ Charles Wood ’

Fall commencement to feature nearly 1,500 grads

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, Dec. 15

Commencement exercises for nearly 1,500 graduates are scheduled at UNL on Dec. 16 and 17. Graduate commencement exercises, including doctoral hooding, begin at 3 p.m. Dec. 16 for students earning doctoral and master’s degrees. Undergraduate exercises begin at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 17. Both ceremonies will be at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The College of […]

Nebraska Lecture to feature Wood’s HIV/AIDS research

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 5, 2009

HIV/AIDS is a public health crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa. The disease’s widespread prevalence – two-thirds of people living with the disease reside there – has greatly affected the region’s health and economy. During the fall Nebraska Lecture Nov. 10, UNL virologist Charles Wood will review the historical aspect of HIV/AIDS since its discovery in 1981. […]

UNL’s slice of stimulus funds climbs to $15.7M

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 29, 2009

UNL faculty have been awarded $15.7 million in grants funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through Sept. 30 to support research projects, according to UNL’s Office of Research and Economic Development. As of Sept. 30, UNL had received 45 competitive grants totaling $15,722,674 from federal agencies through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, […]

UNL receives $4.6M for medical research projects

Oct 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 8, 2009

U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson announced Sept. 30 that the National Institutes of Health will be sending more than $17 million in funding to Nebraska as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The funding will support 72 separate grants for medical research and training in Omaha and Lincoln. UNL will receive $4,598,493 for 23 […]

Multimedia project focuses on teens

Jul 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

To Taylor Johnson, it’s a pretty simple formula: To capture high-school students’ attention and teach them science, start first by capturing science – on video. “It’s more creative than reading about it in a textbook,” the ninth-grader said. “I think people will get more out of it that way.” For two weeks in July, Johnson […]

Fulbright expands student’s HIV study

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, May 7, 2009

Nithal Kuwa, a graduate student in biological sciences, has received a Fulbright grant which will take her to Zambia for nine months. Her research could eventually have a profound effect on the medical treatment of the more than 1.8 million children in sub-Saharan Africa who are living with HIV and AIDS. Kuwa has spent the […]