News Releases
Date Headline
12/16/2014 Linder named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

University of Nebraska Interim President James Linder, M.D., has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

12/12/2014 David Jackson named University of Nebraska associate vice president for academic affairs

David Jackson, Ph.D., a 25-year veteran of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who has served in a number of faculty and administrative roles, has been named associate vice president for academic affairs for the University of Nebraska. Jackson’s appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2015.

12/10/2014 Peter Kiewit Institute aiming to build Nebraska’s engineering, IT workforce

The demand for engineering and information technology graduates who can meet the workforce needs of the future is well-documented.

12/02/2014 Scholarships will help Nebraska students be more college, career-ready

For one Grand Island Northwest High School student, a scholarship to take an online astronomy course from the University of Nebraska High School could be the gateway to a college major and career focused on science.

11/25/2014 Presidential finalist Sally Rockey to visit University of Nebraska Dec. 15-18

Dr. Sally Rockey, deputy director for extramural research at the National Institutes of Health and one of four finalists for the University of Nebraska presidency, will visit Nebraska Dec. 15-18, NU announced today.

11/24/2014 Presidential finalist Michael Martin to visit University of Nebraska Dec. 9-12

Dr. Michael Martin, chancellor of the Colorado State University System and one of four finalists for the University of Nebraska presidency, will visit Nebraska Dec. 9-12, NU announced today.

11/21/2014 Presidential finalist Hank Bounds to visit University of Nebraska Dec. 7-11

Dr. Hank Bounds, commissioner of higher education for the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and one of four finalists for the University of Nebraska presidency, will visit Nebraska Dec. 7-11, NU announced today.

11/21/2014 University of Nebraska international enrollment hits 8th straight record high

The University of Nebraska announced today that international student enrollment has reached its eighth straight record high, continuing the university’s progress in attracting talent from around the world and preparing students to live and work in a global economy.

11/13/2014 NU Board of Regents to Meet Nov. 20
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Nov. 20, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Academic Affairs Committee will meet at 1 p.m. and the Board meeting begins at 3:15 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public and will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
11/12/2014 University of Nebraska researchers working to advance national security, defense

Defeating a violent extremist organization requires an understanding of how the group’s leaders operate and recruit.

11/11/2014 Presidential finalist George Ross to visit University of Nebraska Nov. 17-20

Dr. George Ross, president of Central Michigan University and one of four finalists for the University of Nebraska presidency, will visit Nebraska Nov. 17-20, NU announced today.

11/03/2014 Finalists for University of Nebraska president announced

The University of Nebraska Presidential Search Screening and Selection Committee today named four finalists for the next president of the university.

10/29/2014 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNL
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.
10/28/2014 Campaign for Nebraska advances NU's service to the state, world

Campaign’s success comes on heels of consecutive years of record giving to NU

10/21/2014 Sub-Saharan Africa Farm Yields 70-90 Percent Below Potential, Atlas Research Finds
Sub-Saharan Africa has the world’s largest gap in farm yields – 70-90 percent below their potential – according to a new research tool unveiled today. The outcome of a 6-year international collaborative research effort led by the Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and Wageningen University in the Netherlands, the Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas is the first transparent, interactive and map-based web platform to estimate exploitable gaps in yield and water productivity for major food crops worldwide.
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