Posts Tagged ‘ Research ’

Academic Affairs seeks to expand research options for undergrads

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Dec. 13, Issue, Research

Academic Affairs is working to expand opportunities for undergraduate research experiences across campus. UNL’s Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience program was rated one of the top 28 university programs in undergraduate research by U.S. News and World Report last year. The UCARE program allows students to work alongside faculty on research or creative activity […]

Project helps prairie chickens thrive

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Dec. 13, Issue, Research

Sandhills ranchers, landowners and other public grassland managers wanting to better manage prairie chickens soon will be able to thanks to UNL research. Nebraska has one of the largest populations of greater prairie chickens in the United States. However, previous prairie chicken research has only been conducted on the tallgrass prairies of Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin […]

Grad students seek volunteers for LGBT study

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Issue, Nov. 15, Research

Three UNL doctoral students are seeking volunteers to help with research into the ways lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children and parents talk after the coming-out process. The communication studies students leading the research are Christina Ivey, Amy Arellano and Allison Ronnau. Parents and children participating must have had a direct explicit discussion or acknowledgement […]

USDA grant funds agriculture policy research

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Issue, May 31

All consumers are not the same. Neither are all agricultural producers. Yet ag policy analysis typically has assumed they are, which can result in ineffective or inefficient policies. UNL is leading a new research effort to change that approach. UNL received a two-year $766,166 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish a new […]

Project studies evolution of TV campaign ads

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Issue, May 31

Every four years, presidential candidates join us — regularly and repeatedly — in our living rooms for a quick chat. They pop in, 30 seconds at a time, for virtual campaign stops in the commercial breaks of our favorite TV shows, amid the evening news, even during time outs of sporting events. Think back, and […]

Research funding climbs to record $139.2M

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Aug. 26, Campus News

Research funding at UNL increased nearly 14 percent this year to a record of more than $139 million, according to the Office of Research and Economic Development. Total research funding, which includes all external funds awarded for university research, was $139.2 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30. That’s up from $122.5 million […]

In tough economy, UNL continues to improve, grow

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

Highest enrollment in 14 years With 24,100 students enrolled in the fall semester 2009, UNL recorded its highest enrollment since 1995. The enrollment, reported Sept. 4, represents a 2.2 percent increase over fall 2008. Of the 527 students who comprise the increase, 429 are undergraduate students, 91 are graduate students and seven are in professional […]