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UNL named global ‘Rising Star’ in research
July 28, 2016

Springer Nature, one of the world’s leading publishers of natural science research, has named UNL to its international list of 2016 Rising Stars.

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Political Science
Study shows racial attitudes play role in police reform support
July 28, 2016

New research suggests that racial attitudes may play a strong role in garnering support for reforming policing policies.

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Early Childhood
Center earns $3.5 million grant to support Latino students
July 26, 2016

Though nearly one of every four U.S. students identifies as Latino, the country’s fastest-growing minority demographic still faces many disparities in education outcomes.

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Health
For older married men facing disability, nagging may be a plus
July 22, 2016

According to recently published findings by UNL sociologist David Warner and doctoral student Scott Adams, older married men with disabilities may do better when their wives become more demanding.

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Study confirms simian ancestors of HIV can infect human cells
July 22, 2016

A new study led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has supported a hypothesis of how HIV originated by reporting the first in vivo evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried SIVs can infect human cells.

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Argentine officials discuss ag cooperation
July 18, 2016

UNL welcomed a high-level delegation from the Argentine government and senior leaders from the Agricultural Ministries of Buenos Aires Province and Cordoba Province to discuss areas for mutual cooperation in water resources management and governance, innovations in irrigation and related technologies, and efforts to enhance soil health along and improve carbon sequestration.

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CYFS leads evaluation of early childhood project
July 18, 2016

The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools is guiding an evaluation of the Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan, launched last year by the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska to close achievement gaps for at-risk children in the Omaha metropolitan area.

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NU leading projects to help MENA region respond to drought
July 12, 2016

The National Drought Mitigation Center at UNL and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska are co-leading a $4 million research effort with the Dubai-based International Center for Biosaline Agriculture.

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Researchers to create a health care literacy program for teens
July 8, 2016

Two grants from the U.S. Department of Education-Institute of Education Sciences, one for improving the understanding of health needs and information by youth transitioning from high school to independent living and one for training postdoctoral researchers, have been awarded to UNL research professors Alexandra Trout and Kristin Duppong Hurley in the Academy for Child and Family Well Being.

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Team earns $1.7M grant to study milk-conveyed molecules
July 8, 2016

UNL researchers have received a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help chronicle the fantastic voyage that gene-regulating molecules make from cow’s milk to the human body.

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NSF CAREER Award for Green Fuels Research
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NSF Career Award Helps Grow New Materials
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UNL Leads Early Learning Research
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Drought Mitigation Center Helps Reduce Impacts

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