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The following list includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more awarded to UNL between Oct. 21, 2011, and Jan. 15, 2012, as reported through NUgrant, UNL's electronic research administration system.

College of Engineering/Department of Physics and Astronomy
J. Brand, P. Dowben, M. Hallbeck
Quantifying Gamma/Neutron Discrimination in Gadolinium-Rich Real-Time Neutron Detection Materials and Devices

Department of Agricultural Economics/Panhandle Research and Extension Center/Southeast Research and Extension Center
L. Van Tassell, C. Burkhart-Kriesel, C. Hancock, A. Henneman
USDA-Rural Development
Developing Economic Improvements through Cooperative Businesses in Rural Nebraska

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
K. Cassman, P. Grassini
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/West Central Research and Extension Center
J. Guretzky, M. Mamo, W. Schacht, M. Stockton, J. Volesky
South Dakota State University
Demonstrating Mob Grazing Impacts in the Northern Great Plains on Grazing Land Efficiency, Botanical Composition, Soil Quality, and Ranch Economics

Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies
H. Raikes
Save the Children
Evaluation of Early Steps to School Success

Department of Civil Engineering
S. Bartelt-Hunt
CAREER: The Influence of Soil Attachment on the Biologic Activity of Extracellular Proteins

Department of Electrical Engineering
Y. Lu
DOD-Missile Defense Agency
Fast Deposition of Diamond Films in Open Air for Thermal Management, Wear Resistance, and Corrosion Resistance

Department of Engineering Mechanics
M. Negahban, L. Tan
DOD-Missile Defense Agency
Polymer Parts with Tailored Microstructure Distributions Optimized for an Application

Department of Food Science and Technology
R. Goodman
Pioneer Hi-Bred
In Vitro IgE Testing of a Biotech Soybean Event LEPI 2800

Department of Sociology
L. Whitbeck
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Strategic Prevention Framework

J. McQuillan, A. Richardson, J. Smyth
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Student Health and Risk Prevention Survey 2011-2013

Lied Center for Performing Arts
N. Engen-Wedin
Mid-America Arts Alliance
Community Engagement with Touring Artists Program

Public Policy Center/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools/School of Natural Resources
L. Pytlik Zillig, T. Abdel-Monem, Q. Hu, K. Hubbard, G. Nugent, M. Shulski, A. Tomkins
Kansas State University
Central Great Plains Climate Change Education Partnership (CGP-CCEP) Partnership Proposal: Expanding our Reach and Research

School of Natural Resources
C. Knutson
The Center for Research on the Changing Earth System
Predictability and Prediction of Decadal Climate and its Societal Impacts in the Missouri River Basin

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
G. Pickard, P. Sollars
Homeostatic Regulation of Peripheral Oscillators via Autonomic Circuitry

D. Cotton
eXtension: Building Cooperative Extension's 21st Century Network

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