August 20, 2014

Nebraska holds retreat to discuss goals for athletics and research partnership (AUDIO)

Nebraska Athletic Director Tom Osborne was among those who addressed close to 100 participants in Thursday’s retreat in West Memorial Stadium, where more information was provided on the partnership between Nebraska Athletics and UNL Research. On the other side of the stadium, where construction continues, the project will include unprecedented research facilities. Building Research Collaborations was the theme of this retreat.

The north half of the East Stadium will house the Performance Lab, which will enable research teams to study a variety of topics and issues as it relates to performance and health, technology, nutrition, psychology and learning. Head injuries and brain-related studies were also discussed at the retreat.

Jane Monnich of affiliate, KLIN, talked with NU AD Tom Osborne during a tour of construction on the new space being added to the East Stadium.

AUDIO Listen to Osborne discuss the main topics of the retreat (4:30)