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Sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler
Sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler
UNL Sociologist Lisa Kort-Butler Studies Factors Impacting Capital Punishment Support in Nebraka Tuesday, November 22, 2016

This article explores the possible reasons for people voting to restore capital punishment when evidence showed that it was losing favorability. Lisa Kort-Butler's research delves into some possible explanations. 

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2015-2016 Research at Nebraska Report
2015-2016 Research at Nebraska Report
The 2015-2016 Research Report Monday, November 21, 2016

This report is a yearly snapshot of research projects at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Please explore this exicting report online here

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Rural Nebraska Quality Housing Issues
Rural Nebraska Quality Housing Issues
Rural Poll shows some housing shortages Tuesday, November 8, 2016

About 80% of Nebraskans living in rural areas are homeowners. The 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll shows that in some communities affordable and quality housing is an issues. In many rural areas Randy Cantrell, rural sociologist with the Nebraska Rural Futures Institutes, explains that many of the housing units were built prior to 1939. 

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Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
Research Open House at the Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier Wednesday, November 2, 2016
 

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New Solutions special issue on "Social Science-Environmental Health Collaborations" Friday, October 28, 2016

New Solutions has just published its special issue on "Social Science-Environmental Health Collaborations" that stems from an NIEHS-sponsored conference held in May 2015 at Northeastern University.  I'm especially happy that much of the work stems from NIEHS-funded projects and from NIEHS officials.  Please take a look and let your friends and colleagues know about it. See it at:

http://new.sagepub.com/

 Please note that 4 articles are free for two months: Wylie et al, Finn and Collman, Korfmacher et al, Vera

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Steve Goddard
Steve Goddard
Steve Goddard: Building Research on a Strong UNL Foundation Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Steve Goddard, named as interim vice chancellor for research and economic development wants to continue Prem Paul's legacy, and feels the importance of doing so. Goddard understands research, he has been at the university for 18 years, as a faculty member, department head, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and associate vice chancellor for research. 

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Statisticians work to streamline medical testing Monday, October 17, 2016

With the support of a 1.1 million grant awarded by National Institutes of Health, Bilder is collaborating with an Iowa-based laboratory which tests for sexually transmitted diseases to help clinics and blood banks reduce money and time spent on screenings for all types of infections by what is known as group testing, or pooled testing. 

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Prem Paul
Prem Paul
New Name for Whittier Research Center Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Whittier Research Center will be now know as The Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School. 

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NURAMP Workshop Series
NURAMP Workshop Series
Registration for fall NURAMP sessions is open Friday, September 23, 2016
The Office of Research and Economic Development will hold NURAMP sessions that begin September 28 and will run through November 15. 

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Chimps relaxing together
Chimps relaxing together
Human and Chimp Study: Sharing Cognitive Connections Friday, September 9, 2016
Jeffery Stevens, a researcher in the university's Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior have demonstrated that chimps and humans have nearly identical patterns in social interaction and how the remember things.

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