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2 hrs ago |

Omaha Performing Arts to Present WICKED Anti-Bullying Summit at The Holland Center, 5/8

On Thursday, May 8, Omaha Performing Arts will present an Anti-Bullying Summit in partnership with WICKED, the Broadway touring production and the Anti-Defamation League-Plains States Region.


Related Topix: Theater, Wicked

3 hrs ago | Ord Quiz

Radil Selected For Cornhusker Boys' State

John C. Radil of Ord has been selected to join the nearly 400 other high school juniors from across the state in participating in the American Legion Cornhusker Boys' State on Jun. 1-7.


Related Topix: Ord, NE

8 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Study finds removing corn residue for biofuel production can decrease ...

Contribution of modeled CO2 emissions from SOC to the life cycle of biofuel from corn residue.


Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture, Science, Department of Energy, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

12 hrs ago | InformIT

Dara G. Schniederjans

Marc J. Schniederjans is the C. Wheaton Battey Distinguished Professor of Business in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has served on the faculty of three other universities.


16 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Ethanol from Corn Residue Increases Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Cellulosic ethanol made from corn residue emits more carbon dioxide than gasoline, according to a newly published, federally funded peer-reviewed study.


Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy, Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Wed Apr 23, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

UNL's Adamson second in national break-away-roping

Lindsay Adamson had something extra to celebrate following her win at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rodeo April 18-19 at the Lancaster Event Center.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Biofuels More Harmful To Environment Than Gasoline

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study released by the journal Nature Climate Change reported.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, World News, Thailand

KTIV-TV Sioux City


The biofuels industry and the Obama administration are taking issue with a new study by the University of Nebraska- Lincoln that says cellulosic ethanol is worse for the environment than gasoline.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Health Insurance, Health, South Sioux City, NE

Mail on Sunday

Could biofuels be HARMING our environment? Ethanol produces MORE...

Disabled man forced to CRAWL off Delta plane, down a flight of stairs and onto the tarmac has agreed to 'substantial' settlement Red lipstick is a girl's best friend: Marilyn Monroe's crimson lips voted the most iconic beauty trend of all time DuPont said that the ethanol it will produce there could be more than 100 per cent better than gasoline in ... (more)


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Global Warming, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Agri Marketing

U Of Nebraska Begins Construction On Int'l Wheat Center

U OF NEBRASKA BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON INT'L WHEAT CENTER Apr. 22, 2014 reports: A new research center in Perkins County will have global implications.


Related Topix: Nebraska, North Platte, NE, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Renewable fuel experts say study refuting biofuels is faulty

Biofuels have been the hope of many when it comes to developing renewable energy that doesn't hurt the environment.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biofuel

The London Free Press

New study raises doubts about benefit of using corn in biofuels

A file picture taken on September 28, 2012 shows corn in a field in Godewaersvelde, northern France.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy

University Business

Online education, MOOCs to aid UNL's push for growth

Online and distance education is growing quickly at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and administrators expect it to be a key piece of the enrollment puzzle.


Agri Marketing

Irrigation Assn To Host Webinar On Ogallala Aquifer

IRRIGATION ASSN TO HOST WEBINAR ON OGALLALA AQUIFER Apr. 21, 2014 Source: Irrigation Association news release Through the Irrigation Association's Smart Irrigation Month: Bringing Water to Life series, the nation's leading water-use experts discuss challenges and opportunities facing turf/landscape and agricultural irrigation.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Nebraska

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change .


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Connecticut Post

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

This undated combo photo, provided by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, shows corn residue after grain harvest, left, adjacent to a field section where corn residue was baled and removed after grain harvest in Jefferson County, Neb.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Argus Leader

Wedding: Megan Preheim & Paul Favela

Parents of the couple are Deb Preheim of Sioux Falls, Dave & Alex Preheim of Browns Summit, NC, and Ralph and Frances Favela of Victoria, TX.


Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

Hays Daily News

Ellis girl honored at UNL

Danielle Marie Weber of Ellis will be among University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students honored in conjunction with UNL's All-University Honors Convocation on April 13. * Chancellor's Scholars, students who graduated in December or who will receive their degrees in May or August and have maintained 4.0 grade-point averages on all ... (more)


Sat Apr 19, 2014


UNL expert offers tree-planting advice

More than 1 million tree and shrub seedlings are planted in Nebraska each year, and most of those are planted in spring.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

John Kass: Researchers diagnose conservatism, but is there a cure for people like me?

Radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh is known for his fiery brand of conservatism.


Related Topix: Rush Limbaugh, US News, Opinion