News Releases
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08/25/2015 Rural Futures Institute, Water for Food Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ Sept. 15

Innovation occurs at the intersections. To spur innovation, the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute and Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute are teaming up to host the next “Transdisciplinary Conversations” event.

08/17/2015 President Bounds names UNL chancellor search advisory committee

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds has named an advisory committee to assist him in the search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Current Chancellor Harvey Perlman has announced his plans to step down in 2016 after leading UNL through an era of significant growth and progress.

08/10/2015 Public input sought on UNL chancellor search

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds invites members of the university community, external stakeholders and all Nebraskans to share their thoughts on the search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

07/30/2015 NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET AUG. 6

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Board meeting begins at 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The meeting also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.

07/28/2015 University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to continue travels across state

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds, who began his tenure as NU’s seventh president on April 13, will continue his travels around the state this week with stops in several Nebraska communities including North Platte, McCook and Holdrege.

07/23/2015 President Hank Bounds announces prestigious graduate fellowship recipients

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today the six recipients of 2015-16 Presidential Graduate Fellowships.

07/20/2015 New round of Virtual Scholars program to address needs of Nebraska students, schools

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that the university will continue its widely used Nebraska Virtual Scholars program in 2015-16 by offering 150 scholarships to schools in the state for their students to take courses from the University of Nebraska High School for free. Through the scholarships, the university aims to supplement the work of Nebraska schools in addressing critical issues that impact students, including timely graduation, access to courses, scheduling challenges and college and career readiness.

07/14/2015 Bounds selects Isaacson Miller to assist UNL chancellor search

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds said today that he has selected leading executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in the national search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Current Chancellor Harvey Perlman has announced his plans to step down in 2016 after leading UNL through an era of significant growth and progress.

07/01/2015 ‘Hope Inspires Vision’ theme of 3rd Rural Futures Conference

“Hope Inspires Vision” is the theme of the third national Rural Futures Conference, scheduled for Oct. 21-23 in multiple Nebraska locations. Registration for the conference, which drew a sold-out crowd of more than 500 when it was last held in 2013, opens today at http://rfc.nebraska.edu. The conference is hosted by the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska.

06/26/2015 ‘Reverse transfer’ initiative increasing college completion in Nebraska

When Kelly Ward, a psychobiology major at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, received a letter informing her that her UNK credits combined with the community college coursework she’d already completed qualified her to earn an associate’s degree, her first thought was that it was too good to be true.

06/11/2015 Proposed UNL architecture, fine arts merger removed from regents agenda

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds said today that he has removed consideration of a merger of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Architecture and the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts from the June 12 Board of Regents agenda. A related presentation from Chancellor Harvey Perlman during the Board’s Academic Affairs Committee also has been removed.

06/05/2015 NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET JUNE 12

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, June 12, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 9:55 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.

06/05/2015 Proposed budget plan would maintain affordability, help students, families plan for college costs

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today a proposed budget plan that includes the lowest tuition increases in nearly three decades to ensure the university remains a great value compared to its peers. The Board of Regents will consider the budget proposal, including an operating budget for 2015-16 and tuition rates for both 2015-16 and 2016-17 in order to help students and families better plan for the costs of college, at its June 12 meeting.

06/05/2015 110 students to graduate from the University of Nebraska High School

More than 100 students representing 19 countries will graduate from the University of Nebraska High School, the university’s fully online, accredited high school, on Friday. The graduating class of 110 includes 17 Nebraska students, 48 international students and four National Merit Scholarship finalists.

06/02/2015 Official residence purchased

A Lincoln home has been purchased with private funds to serve as the official residence of the president of the University of Nebraska.

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