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Research News features information to enhance the success of our research, scholarship and creative activities. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Office of Research and Economic Development publishes the newsletter monthly to provide news about research, faculty resources, services, policies and procedures, accomplishments and coming events.

Top Sponsored Awards, June 2021

Posted July 30, 2021

The following list of awards from public entities includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more between May 16 and June 15, 2021, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.


Steering committee named to drive Grand Challenges

Posted July 30, 2021

A steering committee representing a broad cross-section of faculty and staff is guiding the next steps of the Grand Challenges process. Additional Grand Challenges events are planned for the fall.


Apply by Sept. 3 for campus entrepreneurship program

Posted July 30, 2021

Join a fall semester program to learn strategies about connecting research innovation with market applications. The application deadline is Sept. 3.


Reminder to submit achievements for ORED booklet by Aug. 20

Posted July 30, 2021

ORED is still accepting information for the 2021 Research and Creative Activity booklet. The publication is an annual compilation of Nebraska faculty’s successes in research, creative activities and scholarship.


Accolades, July 2021

Posted July 30, 2021

Accolades are compiled from faculty and staff nominations, ORED’s external recognition and awards coordinator, weekly Achievement columns published by University Communication and college, center and departmental websites.


Donna Shear retirement reception is Aug. 26

Posted July 29, 2021

A reception for Donna Shear, who’s retiring after serving 12 years as director of the University of Nebraska Press, is 4-6 p.m. Aug. 26.


New VPN system impacts access to Libraries databases, journals

Posted July 26, 2021

Faculty and staff who use a virtual private network to access journals and database resources subscribed to by UNL Libraries will have to take additional steps to be recognized as authorized users.


University of Nebraska Press names Ferreyra as new director

Posted July 26, 2021

Jane Ferreyra will be the next director of the University of Nebraska Press, effective Sept. 7.



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