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Innovation in the Lab: Engineering New Ways to Treat Disease

Friday, May 3, 2019

Biomedical engineer Angie Pannier hopes some day her research will help treat disease and change people’s lives. In this episode of Faculty 101, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Green sits down with Dr. Pannier to discuss her research and how she finds work-life balance.

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Angie Pannier and Ronnie Green

Following the Cranes: A Journalism Pop-up Class

Friday, April 19, 2019

University of Nebraska-Lincoln students took a field trip to central Nebraska to tell the story of one of Earth’s greatest migrations. The Sandhill Cranes Pop-up class is one of a series of classes that provide a short but intense experience for students.

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Cranes in water

Helping Children Succeed: Nebraska’s Early Childhood Research

Thursday, April 4, 2019

When it comes to helping children, Lisa Knoche believes in the power of research. Through a variety of programs, Dr. Knoche and other researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln discover strategies that strengthen families, school and communities. In this edition of Faculty 101, we hear more about what works to help children succeed and why we should all back to preschool.

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Lisa Knoche portrait

Memories and Big Skies: The Art of Francisco Souto

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Francisco Souto left his native Venezuela and found beauty in Nebraska. In this edition of Faculty 101, Professor Souto talks about the artwork he creates to express his feelings about his native country and his adopted state. And he shares how injury changed the way he views the world.

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Francisco Souto in his studio

Falling Bricks and a Broken Elevator: The Journey to Open Cherish Nebraska

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Visitors to the University of Nebraska State Museum are enjoying the new exhibit floor that opened last month. Cherish Nebraska features seven galleries that celebrate the state’s diverse natural history and the science behind our unique ecosystems. In this episode of Faculty 101, we look at back at the sometimes rocky journey to open the new exhibit floor and the community of experts who helped make Cherish Nebraska a reality.

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Barbourfelis replica

Deadric Williams: Enthusiasm on Steroids

Friday, February 22, 2019

In the classroom, Deadric Williams brings energy. His enthusiasm is infectious and lights a fire in his students. The sociology professor’s research also brings clarity to the struggles faced by new parents who struggle with the demands of day-to-day life. This episode of Faculty 101 looks at how this first generation college student from Mississippi found his calling and his passion.

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Deadric Williams Portrait

Saving Nebraska Treasures

Friday, February 8, 2019

Nebraska history comes to life in the basement of Love Library on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Documents, photos, books and artifacts are preserved and protected by the staff at the Archives and Special Collections. In this episode, university archivist Mary Ellen Ducey takes us on a tour of this hidden treasure.

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Mary Ellen Ducey in the archives library

Keeping the Peace: Family Communication

Monday, November 26, 2018

Holidays bring family and friends together. But how do you avoid arguments with that uncle or cousin you never see? In this episode, Communication Professor Dawn O. Braithwaite has advice on effective family communication. And she shares what she’s learned through her research on stepfamilies.

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Dawn Braithwaite in her office

Thankful for Food Safety!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Over the next month, many of us will be sitting down for family meals and attending holiday parties. On this episode of Faculty 101, we hear about research to fight the deadliest bacteria that threatens our food supply...and consumer advice to guard against food poisoning.

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Moxley and Jones in a lab

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Friday, November 2, 2018

Does it feel like the entire country is in a bad mood? This week on Faculty 101, we explore the environment of angry rhetoric that seems to be in the driver’s seat. How does civility in public discourse impact democracy? And what can we do about it?

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Special Topic: Civility in Public Discourse

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