LINCOLN, Neb. — Anthony Skaleski, of Winthrop, is among 87 undergraduates who have been awarded stipends by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer.

Skaleski, a English major, will participate in the project “Interpretations of Unconformities within the Phosphoria Rock Complex and their Implications Toward Climate Change: Bighorn Basin Wyoming” as part of UNL’s Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience Program, which supports undergraduates to work with faculty mentors in research or creative activities. Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $2,400 to engage in intensive research or creative activity for 20 hours per week. The students’ projects span across academic disciplines including engineering, chemistry, modern languages and literatures, psychology, art and art history, architecture, special education, and fisheries and wildlife.