Research & Innovation

Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation

Gain skills and experience by working first-hand with faculty

When it comes to research and innovation, the College of Arts and Sciences and its Departments consistently achieve a level of excellence unparalleled by most. Our groundbreaking, globally renowned undergraduate and graduate research has continually led to industry-evolving innovations.

Women's & Gender Studies sponsors a colloquium series in which local and national scholars present their research. Because of the personalized nature of our program, students have an opportunity to interact with these scholars both formally and informally. The colloquium series often features student research and gives students the chance to share their work.

Every three years Women's and Gender Studies hosts No Limits an interdisciplinary student conference on Women's and Gender Studies. No Limits is an unquestionably interdisciplinary conference able to accommodate both traditional and non-traditional topics and presentations. The conference has remained student-oriented, open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates.

The Colloquium Series hosts scholars with national and international reputations presenting exciting work on women, gender, and sexuality studies.

The No Limits student research conference encourages scholarly and  creative presentations, including papers, posters, artwork, performances, and the reading of original work, and has also hosted many renowned scholars, writers, performers, and activists.

The Women’s & Gender Studies program’s award-winning faculty regularly works with students through the UCARE and McNair Programs.


The UCARE program creates intellectual partnerships between UNL faculty and undergraduates by providing funds for research.

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UNL's McNair Scholars Program encourages students to pursue graduate studies by providing opportunities to define goals, engage in research, and develop the skills and student/faculty mentor relationships critical to success at the doctoral level.

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