Read the stories below to learn how NU faculty are changing the way today’s problems are solved.
Expanding High-Speed Internet Into Nebraska’s Rural Communities
High-speed internet is an integral part of everyday life for most Americans—yet, many people still lack access. UNK researchers Angela Hollman and Tim Obermier are working to address rural broadband disparities in Nebraska.read angela's story
Reinforcing Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather
The storage bins dotting the rural landscape hold thousands of bushels of grain. UNL's Christine Wittich is studying how to improve these infrastructures—making them less susceptible to significant winds and reducing the impact of storm damage.read christine's story
Discovering New Strategies for Treating Advanced Heart Failure
More than half a million adults in the U.S suffer from advanced heart failure. Rebekah Gundry, a UNMC researcher, is exploring how to use technology to monitor heart disease—and ultimately, to discover new strategies for treating advanced heart failure.Read rebekah's story
Shifting the Focus from Crime Perpetrators to Crime Victims
Crime frequently dominates the news cycle, while the needs of victims are overlooked. Tara Richards, a criminologist at UNO, conducts research related to crime victims and victimization that helps inform policy and shape prevention efforts.read tara's story
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