Recent achievements for the campus community were earned by Luke Anderson, Brannon Evans, Sheri Fritz, Eileen Hebets, Justin Kirk, Luke Lacy, Jessie Sadlon, Zein Saleh, Greg Simon, Tom Simonson, Nicholas Wallenburg, Luke Zoller and the Livestock Judging Team. Click through to learn more.
Eileen Hebets, Charles Bessey Professor in the School of Biological Sciences, received the Outstanding Woman in STEM award at the inaugural Nebraska Women in STEM Conference on M
Sheri Fritz, George Holmes professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the School of Biological Sciences, was awarded a Visiting Professorship from the Braz
Nebraska’s Karrie Weber and colleagues have established that nitrate, a compound common in fertilizers and animal waste, can help transport naturally occurring uranium from the underground to groundwater.
Morgan Cade, a doctoral student in biological sciences, is studying how bacteria specially suited for infants’ intestinal tracts could help prevent or lessen the severity of food allergies.
Island-dwelling mammal species often evolve into giant or dwarf versions of their mainland counterparts. Nebraska’s Kate Lyons and a global team found that those giants and dwarves have faced extreme risk of extinction — an existential threat exacerbated by the arrival of humans.