Nebraska Impact

Nebraska's Big Ten and World-Leading Land-Grant University

For more than 150 years, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been transforming lives through the power of our academic programs and the global impact of our research and outreach. Thanks to the grit of our faculty, staff and students, we achieve glory that’s entwined with the state’s growth and development. Our upward momentum is building, and as a result, our impact on the state is multiplying – and all Nebraskans benefit.

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Nebraska Leads Water for Food Research

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is addressing the challenge of feeding massive population growth while using less water for food production and adapting to the changing climate.

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Only in Nebraska: Carson Center

Nebraska’s Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts earned HP/Educause designation, putting UNL in the company of MIT, Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth.

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Nebraska's Critical Virology Research

Nebraska scientists were the first to identify a vaccine that could defend against Zika without producing antibodies.

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Nebraska Engineering expanding with Kiewit

A gift from Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc., one of America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering firms, is propelling forward Nebraska's new $85 million engineering building.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Nebraska Innovation Campus helped address a scarcity of personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, hundreds of communities and thousands of individuals have benefited from the expertise and innovation found at NIC.