News Releases
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08/04/2008 University Continues Progress in Female, Minority Hiring
The University of Nebraska continues to make progress in increasing the diversity of its faculty, a goal shared by the Board of Regents, university administrative leadership, and the State Legislature, according to a report released today.
08/03/2008 President Milliken's Statement on Passage of Higher Education Opportunity Act
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has released the following statement commenting on Congressional passage of HR 4137, the Higher Education Opportunity Act, which reauthorizes many federal programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965.
07/29/2008 Milliken Announces Presidential Graduate Fellowships
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the eight 2008-09 recipients of Presidential Graduate Fellowships. These prestigious fellowships honor NU graduate students – four students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, two at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and two at the University of Nebraska at Omaha – on the basis of high scholastic performance, personal accomplishment and innovative research projects.
07/17/2008 Nebraska educational access initiative to be highlighted at National Summit
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and Omaha businessman and philanthropist Richard (Dick) Holland, chairman of the Building Bright Futures Board of Directors, have been invited by U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings to appear on a "promising efforts" panel at the National Summit on Higher Education to be held July 17-18, 2008, in Chicago.
06/12/2008 NU Seeks to Take Peter Kiewit Institute to the "Next Level"
The University of Nebraska's Peter Kiewit Institute, which was founded in 1996 and houses UNO's College of Information Science and Technology and the Omaha-based programs of UNL's College of Engineering, is positioned to move to the "next level of accomplishment and success," according to NU President James B. Milliken.
06/12/2008 Agenda items added for Board of Regents meeting June 13
Three items have been added to the agenda for the June 13, 2008 meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.
06/11/2008 Resolution item added to Board of Regents meeting June 13
A resolution proposal has been added to the agenda for the June 13, 2008 meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.
06/06/2008 NU Board of Regents to meet June 13
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Friday, June 13, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1:30 p.m.
06/05/2008 Board of Regents to consider 6 percent tuition increase in June
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will recommend the approval of a 5 percent tuition increase for the 2008-09 school year, plus a 1 percent tuition assessment necessary to provide matching funds for NU building renovations authorized by the State Legislature. This is the last year of the required 1 percent increase for the LB 605 building program.
05/09/2008 NU Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNMC
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska Medical Center on Friday, May 16.
04/17/2008 Innovation Campus: A Brighter Future for Nebraska
Statement of University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken
04/10/2008 NU Board of Regents to meet April 18
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Friday, April 18, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1 p.m.
03/30/2008 Kiewit entrepreneurial award announced
University President James B. Milliken has announced the recipient of the Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award for 2008: Christopher Kingsley, a student in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
03/30/2008 UNMC Department of Family Medicine receives university-wide award
The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) will receive the university-wide departmental teaching award from the University of Nebraska, according to an announcement today from University President James B. Milliken.
03/30/2008 University presents top research, teaching awards
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced the 2008 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research, teaching and engagement.
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