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UNL students bring home stories, lessons from São Paulo 0

UNL students bring home stories, lessons from São Paulo

Photo by Anna Reed, Searching São Paulo. Men pray at the crack rehab center outside of São Paulo, Brazil. Amanda Woita, News Net Nebraska Descendants from slaves collect oysters to make a better life...

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...

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.