UNL in the national news: April 2016
The first public test of a fire-starting drone was one of the top national stories involving the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the month of April.
Workshop offers Fulbright application tips on May 12
University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty and administrators are hosting an event to learn about Fulbright Scholar Program opportunities and benefits on May 12.
Korean Student Association hosts free film screening
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Korean Student Association will present a film screening of “Spirit’s Homecoming” at 6:30 p.m. April 29 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium.
UNL sets record with 10 Fulbright winners
A record 10 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have earned Fulbright awards for the 2016-17 academic year, while four more have been chosen as alternates.
Finalists named for international engagement leader
Three candidates are finalists for the position of associate vice chancellor for international engagement and global strategies. Selected by a search committee, the candidates will visit UNL separately April 26 through 29.
Device developed by Adamec to test for Zika in Brazil
A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher is partnering with Brazilian officials to distribute a device that could accelerate testing for the Zika virus and monitor contamination of the country’s freshwater food sources.
Chancellor visit strengthens UNL's ties to Czech Republic
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman spent time in late March reinforcing relationships and developing new opportunities with universities and government agencies in the Czech Republic. Perlman also spent time recognizing the achievements of UNL Robitschek Scholarship alumni on the 20th anniversary of the scholarship program.
UNL in the national news: March 2016
A rare “soldier letter” penned by poet Walt Whitman was among the topics featured in national news coverage of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during March. UNL faculty, staff and students appeared in about 50 separate national news reports during the month.
French culture week activities open April 5-8
French Culture Week at UNL is April 5-8. Organized by the French Club, events include an art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art with tours in French and English.
UNL experts examine roots of Brussels attacks
The March 22 attacks in Brussels were carried out by a pair of brothers who detonated suicide bombs, according to Belgian officials. While authorities hunt for at least one other participant in the attacks, the toll from the assaults stands at 31 dead and 270 injured.