Click through for a rundown of recent work from Nebraska’s Eileen Hebets and her lab, which has become an internationally recognized epicenter of arachnid-focused research and outreach.
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.