Monthly Archive: March 2013

Hundreds fundraise, take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics 0

Hundreds fundraise, take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska About 220 people marched into Holmes Lake in Lincoln last Saturday as part of the fundraiser for Special Olympics Nebraska. They went in wearing tutus, Speedos and cowboy hats. One...

Panelists: family dysfunction, lack of mental health care contribute to gun violence 2

Panelists: family dysfunction, lack of mental health care contribute to gun violence

Gun violence was the topic of a March 5 forum held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The discussion also played out on social media. Here are the tweets that used the #unlpointblank hashtag.

Proposed bill to combat residential radon levels in Nebraska 0

Proposed bill to combat residential radon levels in Nebraska

Story by Zach Tegler, NewsNetNebraska Last week, the ground swallowed a Florida house when a sinkhole that had developed in the limestone bedrock beneath the home collapsed, burying the building and killing resident Jeff...

Husker women fall in final game at the Devaney Center 0

Husker women fall in final game at the Devaney Center

The Nebraska women’s basketball team fell to #7 Penn State 82-67 Sunday night, ending the Huskers 10 game win streak. This was the final game ever played played for the Husker women at the Devaney Center, but it was Maggie Lucas of the Lady Lions who stole the show.

Kourany challenges gender stereotypes in science 0

Kourany challenges gender stereotypes in science

On Friday, March 1, Janet Kourany challenged the assumption that women were not as good at science as men in her keynote address for the 2013 No Limits Conference at the Sheldon Art Museum.