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National experts discuss virology Oct. 10

National experts discuss virology Oct. 10

October 10, 2014

The Nebraska Center for Virology is sponsoring the 13th annual Symposium in Virology at the Nebraska Union on Oct 10. The free symposium includes presentations by national experts.

$2.3M NSF grant to transform life sciences teaching

$2.3M NSF grant to transform life sciences teaching

October 6, 2014

UNL's Joe Dauer and Tomas Helikar have received a $2.3 million National Science Foundation grant to update life sciences education. The goal of the initiative is to transform Life Sciences 120 and 121 teaching into fluid classrooms where groups work together and students get more interaction with instructors. Lab sessions would also be taught differently, adding simulations and immersion into systems thinking.

Basolo collects national teaching award

Basolo collects national teaching award

September 19, 2014

For more than 20 years, Alexandra Basolo has been a willing teacher and mentor to hundreds of students, and her efforts were recognized when she earned the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award from the Animal Behavior Society. She received the career honor in August.