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Study examines how, why adolescence halts girls' interest in science

Study examines how, why adolescence halts girls' interest in science

March 21, 2017

Past research has shown that enthusiasm for science is the same for girls and boys until a drop among females between fourth and eighth grades. Sociologists at Nebraska took a closer look at why this happens and found that gender norms, stereotypes and, interestingly, friendships may be playing a large role.

Morrill Hall to host laser-filled weekend

Morrill Hall to host laser-filled weekend

March 3, 2017

Mueller Planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall, will light up with laser light shows March 10-12. A special light-and-laser-themed Sunday with a Scientist will be part of the activities.

SciPop Talk to feature antioxidants

SciPop Talk to feature antioxidants

February 28, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries’ SciPop Talks series will feature Changmou Xu to present “Antioxidants: The Need-To-Know” at 7 p.m. March 1 in the Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons.

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