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Big Questions, Bigger Possibilities Undergraduate Creative Activity and Research at UNL 2015-16 Academic Year Application Deadline: March 23

Undergraduate research at UNL includes the arts, education, engineering, humanities, and the traditional sciences like chemistry, biology, and physics. Research projects range from studying switchgrass plants grown for biofuel to identifying and cataloging the poems of Walt Whitman, from exploring the effects of background noise on productivity to creating textiles made of corn.

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Summer UCARE summer program

A ten-week research opportunity (June-August). Apply Oct 28-Jan 13

Academic Year UCARE academic year program

A research opportunity for the academic year (Sept – May). Apply Jan 21-March 23

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Catherine Finkenbiner

Catie Finkenbiner, a senior water science major from Omaha, won an Outstanding Student Poster Award at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting.

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