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Planting innovation: Schnable Lab maintains research momentum

June 9th, 2020

Summertime at Nebraska is officially in full swing — but for Husker faculty and staff members, the hard work of carrying out the university’s mission never stops.

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Nebraska research aims to boost milk as infection fighter

April 22nd, 2020

Milk does a body good, as the saying goes, and Nebraska scientists are exploring how to make it even healthier by enhancing its infection-fighting properties.

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Dr. Hanson to lead division of medical nutrition education

March 17th, 2020

Corrine Hanson, Ph.D., Leuschen Professor for Advancing Research in the Allied Health Sciences in the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions, is the new director for the college's Division of Medical Nutrition Education.

Glenda Woscyna is stepping down after a 20-year tenure as director. Dr. Hanson assumes the new role April 1.

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Cahoon, Kellas, Stroup collect top NU honors

March 3rd, 2020

A trio of University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty have earned the University of Nebraska system’s most prestigious awards for research, creative activity, teaching and engagement.

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NFHC Office Glows Red for Glow Big Red Day

February 13th, 2020

                The Nebraska Food for Health Center office is glowing red in honor of Glow Big Red Day. This is an annual giving event in support of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Huskers are encouraged to Light It, Fly It, Wear It, and Give It during the 24 hour period. You can find out more event details at: https://glowbigred.unl.edu/

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Smart cookies: Media day puts food-related experts at forefront

January 30th, 2020

Reporters seeking soundbites on sound bites — especially their agricultural, genetic, biochemical and psychological influences — assembled at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Food Innovation Center for its second annual Research Media Day.

Patterned after the media days traditionally held on the gridiron, hardwood or diamond, the Jan. 29 event gave reporters access to three highly ranked Husker teams and an emerging star who all focus on what fuels the athlete and non-athlete alike: food.

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FHSS Presenter Donates Carbon Offsets in the Name of NFHC

January 16th, 2020

            The Nebraska Food for Health Center has received special recognition from a company called Terrapass. Thanks to the generous donation by Dr. Dan Knights, 100,200 lbs of carbon offsets have been purchased in the name of the Nebraska Food for Health Center. These carbon offsets will be used to fund projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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More Collaborative Than a Barrel of Monkeys

January 13th, 2020

In its fourth decade, UNO’s Callitrichid Research Center is strengthening research collaborations and exploring new questions about what marmosets can tell us about ourselves. 

Tucked behind an unassuming door in Allwine Hall, a small team of researchers and about 20 student volunteers care for, watch and learn from a colony of more than 80 marmoset monkeys. 

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IANR Faculty Spotlight: Yanbin Yin

January 16th, 2020

NFHC member- Dr. Yanbin Yin has been featured in this IANR Faculty Spotlight.

What is your position at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln?

I am an associate professor and computational biologist in the Food Science Department.

What drew you to the University of Nebraska—Lincoln?

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Cahoon, Clemente, Hebets named AAAS fellows

November 27th, 2019

Three University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty have been selected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished achievements that advance science or its application.

Nebraska’s new AAAS fellows are:

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