UNL Alum Awarded MacArthur "Genius" Award
Rebecca Richards-Kortum

Rebecca Richards-Kortum (BS Physics UNL, PhD Physics MIT), who started as an undergrad in David Sellmyer's lab, was announced a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Noted was her commitment to "improving access to quality health care for all the world's people" and "training and inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists" to address global challenges. (9/23/16)

Berkowitz Named to Organic Reactions Board of Editors
David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz has been named to the Board of Editors for Organic Reactions. The series, which started in 1942, serves as a key reference for organic chemistry literature. (9/23/16)

Layered Nanosphere Shows Biomedical Promise
Layered nanosphere

Xiao Cheng Zeng and colleagues have illustrated that a concentration of short molecular chains will assemble into a layered sphere known as a liposome, which could more precisely release therapeutic drugs or genes as the body peels it away. (9/20/16)

UNL National Ads Feature Huang Solar Research
Jinsong Huang

Jinsong Huang's solar cell research is one of the highlighted stories in new UNL national television commercials, which are aimed at promoting recruitment and reputation. (9/9/16)

New NCMN Member
Shudipto Dishari

NCMN welcomes a new faculty member: Shudipto Dishari, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. (9/7/16)

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