Columns Magazine

Columns Magazine

SPRING 2014

Cover Story

Visionary Leadership
Arts and Sciences selects Joseph S. Francisco to lead the college into a new era.

Research

Study shows older trees grow at a faster rate

Parents fail to recognize when their children are overweight

Faculty Accolades

Judy Walker’s passion for ‘beauty in math’ earns OTICA

Four given Arts and Sciences awards

Named professorships given to five

UNL bestows teaching awards on seven faculty

Student Focus

Undergraduate research shapes paths for students

From Broadway to Dartmouth, actor becomes scientist

UCARE project puts student’s future in focus

Humanities

Cather research launches UNL lit lab

Research Briefs

Computer scientists improving software tools

Team develops solution for graphene challenges

Scientists link genetics and political leanings