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Guo aims to develop smart tech for household objects

May 30, 2023

A Nebraska researcher is using National Science Foundation funding to develop a wireless communications technology that could provide a digital twin of a home, including detailed information about the location and status of everyday items like clothes, books and sundries lining pantry shelves.



Study shows news coverage on Twitter combined crime, pandemic in disjointed narrative

May 30, 2023

New research from Husker sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler suggests that in the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic, from the initial shutdowns, several waves of heightened disease and death and a waning sense of emergency, legacy news organizations continued to elevate crime news through Twitter, but often partnered the pandemic and crime in disjointed ways, and incorporated similar language with both. These crime and pandemic snapshots — in 280 characters or less — likely magnified a sense of instability and insecurity of Americans.


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Conner earns faculty Fulbright to teach, develop curriculum in Jamaica

May 30, 2023

Nathan Conner, associate professor in agricultural leadership, education and communication at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been selected for a Fulbright Fellowship.

Conner will be teaching and conducting research at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education in Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica, from August through June 2024.


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