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Nebraska higher education leaders urge senators to support Pell Grant funding
Four of Nebraska’s higher education leaders today sent a joint letter to Nebraska Sens. Ben Nelson and Mike Johanns urging them to support continued investment in the Pell Grant program, the federal government’s financial aid program for low-income students.
University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNO
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011.
CEO of state’s only woman-owned engineering firm to highlight Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship
The CEO of Nebraska’s only woman-owned engineering firm will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the fifth annual Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship, to be held Feb. 25 at the Embassy Suites Omaha La-Vista Hotel and Conference Center, 12520 Westport Parkway in La Vista. The summit is sponsored by the University of Nebraska, The Gallup Organization and the Nebraska Business-Higher Education Forum.
University of Nebraska's Buffett Early Childhood Institute will help create level playing field for at-risk children and families across the state
What if the gap between what we know to be optimal conditions for child development and what actually happens to many at-risk children and their families could be closed?
Whitehouse Elected Chair of Board of Regents
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Bob Whitehouse as chairman for 2011. Whitehouse, of Papillion, represents District 4 and was elected to the Board in 2006. He served as vice chairman in 2010.
Agenda Updated for January 28 Board of Regents Meeting
The agenda for the Jan. 28, 2011, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include the following:
NU Board of Regents to Meet January 28
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Online education grows 30 percent at the University of Nebraska
The University of Nebraska announced today that online education at NU’s distance learning platform, Online Worldwide, grew nearly 30 percent last year – a trend that coincides with new national data showing rapid growth in college students’ interest in online learning.
NU Board of Regents to Meet December 2
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 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.
University of Nebraska to host U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Nov. 22-23
John Fernandez, one of the nation’s highest-ranking officials for economic development, will visit the University of Nebraska Nov. 22-23 to learn about the university’s successes in entrepreneurship, public-private partnerships, technology transfer and business development.
University of Nebraska Foundation announces campaign progress, second best fundraising year
Gifts to the Campaign for Nebraska: Unlimited Possibilities, the University of Nebraska’s comprehensive fundraising initiative, have reached $844 million toward the goal of raising $1.2 billion by 2014 to meet high-priority opportunities and needs of the university.
International student enrollment reaches record high at the University of Nebraska
International student enrollment at the University of Nebraska has reached a record high of 3,018 for fall 2010, according to a report presented today to the Board of Regents.
NU Board of Regents to Meet October 15
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at the Milo Bail Student Center, 6001 Dodge St. on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus. The Board meeting begins at 9 a.m.
Nebraska Research and Innovation Conference is Tomorrow
Members of the media are invited to the sixth annual Nebraska Research and Innovation Conference, to be held tomorrow at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, 333 S. 13th St. More than 460 people have registered for the conference, sponsored by the University of Nebraska, Nebraska EPSCoR and the National Science Foundation. The theme of the conference is renewable energy.
President Milliken announces 2010-2011 Presidential Graduate Fellows
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the eight recipients of 2010-2011 Presidential Graduate Fellowships. These prestigious fellowships honor NU graduate students – four at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, two at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and two at the University of Nebraska Medical Center – on the basis of high scholastic performance, personal accomplishment and innovative research projects.