Category: News

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...

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.

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Nebraska economic indicator new to forecasting game

By Madalyn Gotschall, NewsNetNebraska In what seems like endless economic news, Eric Thompson, an economist from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln said Nebraska is fairing pretty well. Thompson, Director of UNL’s Bureau of Business Research,...

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Panel discusses future of Lancaster County mental health care

The transition of mental healthcare services in Lancaster County from public to private will begin this July. This panel, set up by Nebraskans for Peace, invited mental health professionals and the public to learn about how the process was set up over the past two years.

UNL works to increase enrollment 0

UNL works to increase enrollment

By Amanda Woita, NewNetNebraska After joining the Big Ten, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln made new goals to keep up with the conference. One of those goals is to have 30,000 students enrolled by the...

Emergency contraceptive use up among younger American women 0

Emergency contraceptive use up among younger American women

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska Sharee Rusk was driving home from her boyfriend’s house when she saw she had a text from him. “I think you should get the Plan B pill.” At the time,...

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Exposure demystifies spiders for children

By Tiago Zenero, NewsNetNebraska Creepy and dangerous. That is how many people would define spiders. “They scare me,” Janet Hamilton said while she wached her child petting a spider. Spiders have eight legs and...