The biannual UNL Research Fair provided opportunities to explore university research priorities, hear from federal experts and celebrate faculty and student successes. The fall 2014 event featured a faculty retreat on digital creativity and interdisciplinary collaborations with the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. It included presentations on defense funding opportunities, increasing participation in STEM disciplines, mentoring for postdocs and a celebration of the Center for Children, Youth, Families and Schools’ 10th anniversary. Featured presenters included Barry Pallotta, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Cindy Daniell, SRI International; N. Radhakrishnan, consultant; Thomas W. Brock, National Center for Education Research; and Ellen McCallie, National Science Foundation. The spring 2015 event featured poster sessions that showcased research and creative accomplishments by UNL graduate and undergraduate students.