Nebraska's Harkamal Walia has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the affects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice, which together account for more than 50 percent of the world's calorie consumption.
The University of Nebraska State Museum's July Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will explore the basics of stem cell research and regenerative medicine. The event is 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 16 at Morrill Hall.
The University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall will offer free admission from 4:30 to 8 p.m. July 6, 13, 20 and 27.
Huskers who earned recent honors include faculty/staff Tom Clemente, Mark Griep and Jay Storz. Other honors include the publication of a multimedia project on Lincoln's role in resettling refugees and Milton E. Mohr awards for eight biochemistry students.