Journeys launched by Husker Dialogues placed Saisha Adhikari and Carter Bracht on separate (but diverging) paths that have led to leadership skills, greater understanding on inclusivity and a desire to give back. Both are participating in their fourth-year of the diversity and inclusion event.
Nebraska’s Brian Couch and colleagues found that STEM faculty who use evidence-based teaching practices mostly talk to peers who are already familiar with those practices, limiting their dissemination across academia.
A Husker project to fund students and equipment for forest and prairie management at Cedar Point Biological Station has received a $13,842 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.
A Husker project to explore the use of eastern red cedar in construction has received a $28,412 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.
A plant typically thought of as a disease instigator may hold the key to hindering future influenza illness. University of Nebraska–Lincoln virologist Eric Weaver is leading a new project interrogating the tobacco mosaic virus as a possible catalyst for developing a universal flu vaccine.
In the latest episode, Mary Jane Bruce speaks with Eric Weaver about his efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine and the world’s efforts to produce one for the novel coronavirus.