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Nebraska Goes Big

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UNL building world-class brain-imaging center
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Construction is under way on the East Stadium expansion, which includes 22,000 square feet of space for a new research venture that will take a revolutionary approach to investigating the link between the brain and human behavior. UNL's new Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior builds on an initiative that began more than three years ago. Read more about UNL's forthcoming world-class brain-imaging center...


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Libraries' humanities digital research and digital repositories tops in Big Ten

UNL Libraries has key assets in digital research that place UNL on equal or competitive footing with its Big Ten peers -- the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and the DigitalCommons. Read more about the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities...


Photo documentary
Story-telling through photos brings poverty close-up

When Bruce Thorson leads a photo-documentary class to its newest assignment, he knows the students are embarking on a life-changing adventure. Read more about photojournalism at UNL...


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High-power laser continues to propel UNL research

Under the direction of physicist Donald Umstadter, researchers in UNL's Extreme Light Laboratory are focusing light to the highest intensities ever achieved. Read more about UNL's Diocles laser lab...


Actuarial program
UNL's Center of Actuarial Excellence designation fits with Big Ten dominance

UNL's presence in the Big Ten solidifies the conference's preeminence in actuarial science, the discipline that measures and quantifies risk. UNL is one of just 21 universities worldwide whose actuarial science program has achieved the prestigious distinction as a Center of Actuarial Excellence. Read more about the Actuarial program at UNL...


UCARE: Success for student research; notoriety for UNL
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A program began more than a decade ago has led to a fundamental shift in research opportunities for undergraduates at UNL - and earned the attention of other universities across the nation. Read more about the UCARE program at UNL...

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Links between CIC, academic programs take shape

UNL faculty, staff and administrators from academics to athletics have spent the last year meeting with Big Ten counterparts to prepare for the new relationship with the Big Ten Conference. Read more about the CIC...


Healthcare Design Studio
Healthcare Design Studio is unique, leading architecture program in the Big Ten

UNL's Healthcare Design Studio is poised to become a flagship program in the Big Ten Conference, available through UNL's College of Architecture and sponsored by HDR, a world-leading architecture, engineering and consulting firm. Read more about this program...


UNL software engineering research reaching new heights

Computer science and engineering professor Matthew Dwyer and a group of five other computer science engineers and almost 30 students at UNL's ESQuaRed lab focus on software dependability, complex systems and static analyses that study how people and computers work together predictably and reliably. Read more about UNL's ESQaRed lab...


Digital Arts program
Digital Arts Initiative helps students apply technology to the arts

The Digital Arts Initiative is a collaborative effort to provide interested students from all majors hands-on experience applying current technology to the arts. Read more about the digital arts program...


Professor Matthew Schaefer
Nebraska program in the middle of national security, telecommunications law

The University of Nebraska College of Law launched its innovative Space, Cyber and Telecommunications Law Program in 2008, becoming the nation's only master-of-laws program, or LL.M., of its kind. Nebraska also has the only such program taught in English anywhere in the world. Read more about UNL's Space and Telecom Law program...


Professor Sue Sheridan
Unique rural-education research project to help teachers

Researchers in UNL's National Center for Research on Rural Education recognize the distinct differences and needs of rural schools, and they are working to help improve education service delivery in those settings. Read more about UNL's unique rural-education research project...

UNL: A Decade of Success

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New Buffett Early Childhood Institute will close children's education 'success gap'

The new Buffett Early Childhood Institute aims to close the gap in the quality of their early childhood experiences from birth to age 8. Read more about the Buffett Early Childhood Institute...


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UNL collaborating with Penn State, others, to help military kids

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is partnering with the U.S. Department of Defense, and its new Big Ten mate, Penn State University, to develop content and provide programming for a nationwide $7 million educational program that will help prepare the children of military families to be successful as they enter the school system. Read more about this collaboration...


Professor Sue Sheridan
IANR's expertise in beef is legendary in Nebraska, world

Beef is big business in Nebraska – the state's No. 1 agricultural commodity. Nebraska leads the nation in commercial cattle slaughter and commercial meat production and is second in all cattle on feed. Read more about UNL's expertise in beef...