The MHDI Summer Research Program Experience

The MHDI Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) is a part of the broader UNL Summer Research Program (SRP) that’s held every summer.  This NSF-funded research experience has hosted students from many different universities across the country, with students from many different disciplines. MHDI is the only REU in the Summer Research Program that offers research [...]


5 Nebraskan Asian Facts You Didn’t Know (As Relayed By a Nebraskan Asian)

By Mekenzie K. I’m 21 years old and still find myself asking “Am I an Asian-American?” in certain situations. At 21 years old that probably sounds like a ridiculous thing to question, but part of the reason I’m never quite sure is because I’m also an adoptee. I am a Korean American whose parents are [...]

Prevalence of Asthma by Race

By Ryan S. The prevalence of asthma in the general population has steadily risen over time. From only 3 percent in 1980 to almost 9 percent of the total United States population in 2012, it's an issue that deserves attention. Within this group, there are differences based on age, gender, occupation, socioeconomic status, and race/ethnicity. Though [...]