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04/06/2012 University of Nebraska names top research, teaching and engagement award winners

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the 2012 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research, teaching and engagement.

04/02/2012 Statement of NU President James B. Milliken on the Governor’s approval of the state budget
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today issued the following statement on the Governor’s signing of the state budget package
03/30/2012 UNK Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems wins university-wide teaching award

The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems has been selected to receive the 2012 University-wide Departmental Teaching Award (UDTA) from the University of Nebraska, NU President James B. Milliken announced today.

03/29/2012 Search Commences for Executive Vice President and Provost

The University of Nebraska has commenced a national search for the position of Executive Vice President and Provost.  Dr. Linda Ray Pratt, who has served in this role since 2006, plans to step down on June 30 to return to her professional roots in the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

03/28/2012 University of Nebraska student ambassadors

The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun a new campaign to raise awareness about Collegebound Nebraska, the tuition assistance program which guarantees that qualifying students can attend NU and pay no tuition.

03/27/2012 Prince Amukamara, student ambassadors to join NU president at high school events promoting Collegebound Nebraska

Former Husker Prince Amukamara and several University of Nebraska student ambassadors will join NU President James B. Milliken at two high school events TOMORROW to kick off a new campaign for Collegebound Nebraska, the university’s tuition assistance program.

03/27/2012 Statement of NU President James B. Milliken on the state budget package

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today issued the following statement on the Legislature’s passage of the state budget package

03/21/2012 International Water Management Institute wins Stockholm Water Prize

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. The Stockholm International Water Institute made the announcement on World Water Day, March 22.

03/05/2012 Fourth Buffett Early Childhood Institute candidate to visit the University of Nebraska
The University of Nebraska has announced the fourth finalist for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
02/27/2012 President Milliken to speak to Grand Island Rotary tomorrow
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will speak to the Grand Island Rotary Club tomorrow, Feb. 28, 2012. The Rotary Club meeting begins at noon at the Riverside Golf Club, 2820 Riverside Dr. in Grand Island. Members of the media are welcome to cover Milliken’s presentation.
02/24/2012 NU Board of Regents to Meet March 2
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, March 2, 2012, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 11 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
02/22/2012 Third Buffett Early Childhood Institute candidate to visit the University of Nebraska
The University of Nebraska has announced the third of four finalists for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
02/21/2012 National marketing and branding expert to highlight Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship
A nationally recognized branding and marketing thought leader whose talents have been tapped by Microsoft, Sony, HP, Gateway and other leading companies will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the sixth annual Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship, to be held Feb. 24 at the Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista Hotel and Conference Center, 12520 Westport Parkway in La Vista. The summit is sponsored by the Nebraska Business-Higher Education Forum, The Gallup Organization, the Jim and Penny Krieger Family Foundation and the University of Nebraska.
02/16/2012 Memorandum of Understanding between University of Nebraska, USAID focuses on water management in the Middle East and North Africa
The University of Nebraska and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on expanding research and development capacities related to water management in the Middle East and North Africa. The NU-USAID partnership will focus especially on irrigation, groundwater management, rainfed agriculture and drought risk assessment and mitigation – areas that are critical in achieving global food security and in which NU and its Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute have significant strength.
02/16/2012 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 Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. The day will begin with a tour of the Veterinary Diagnostic Center on East Campus.
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