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Transportation
Center to develop roadway upgrades in four states
December 9, 2016

The Mid-America Transportation Center, a consortium of academic institutions led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will lead a five-year, $13.75 million federally funded research center to improve transportation safety in Nebraska and neighboring states, with an emphasis on challenges facing rural areas and underserved communities.

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Media Arts
Megan Elliott named founding director of Carson Center
December 7, 2016

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has named Megan Elliott the founding director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

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Communication Studies
Study defines nuance between actual, ‘chosen’ family
December 6, 2016

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Dawn O. Braithwaite, an expert in the communication structure of families, demonstrates in a new study that the relationships among a person’s fictive kin, also called voluntary kin, and their birth and legal family can take a variety of forms.

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Natural Resources
Airborne electromagnetics help detail underground valleys, aquifers
December 2, 2016

By helicoptering an electromagnetic device above southeast Nebraska, a research team from the Nebraska Geological Survey is generating 3-D maps of ancient underground valleys that could help inform water management by predicting how groundwater will flow.

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Faculty among nation’s most highly cited researchers
November 29, 2016

Four University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members are among this year’s most highly cited natural and social science researchers.

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Five Nebraska faculty named AAAS fellows
November 23, 2016

Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

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University remembers Prem Paul as big, bold thinker at Nov. 22 celebration
November 22, 2016

Speaking before a standing-room only crowd of more than 300 at the Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School Tuesday, former Chancellor Harvey Perlman recalled a chance encounter that had a major impact on the University Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Students help map distribution of endangered swift fox
November 22, 2016

Undergraduate student researchers are teaming up to track the endangered swift fox across Nebraska. A new one-credit course is exposing undergrads to biological fieldwork and furthering a statewide conservation effort to map the distribution of the swift fox.

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Death penalty attitudes shifting, research shows
November 21, 2016

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologist compiled 40 years of state social-attitudes survey data on Nebraska respondents’ views of the death penalty to better understand how and why those views have changed.

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Paul remembrance, legacy celebration is Nov. 22
November 16, 2016

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will remember the late Prem S. Paul, longtime vice chancellor for research and economic development, and celebrate the newly renamed Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School at 11 a.m. Nov. 22.

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