News Releases
Date Headline
04/13/2006 Sonya Smith named to NU diversity post
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced the appointment of Sonya Smith, Ed.D., J.D., of Antioch, TN, as associate to the president and assistant vice president of academic affairs for diversity. Smith, director of agency services for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, previously served as associate dean of admissions at Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville.
03/22/2006 NU Board of Regents Emergency Meeting, March 27, 2006

Notice is hereby given in accordance with subsection (5) of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-1411 and § 2.5 of the Standing Rules of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will hold an emergency meeting by means of a telephone conference beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 27, 2006.

03/15/2006 IntelliCom Computer Consulting wins NU business award

Lincoln, Neb. -- University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that IntelliCom Computer Consulting, Inc. of Kearney has been named the 2006 recipient of the Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award. The award is given to a business with a presence in Nebraska that has established partnerships and links with the University of Nebraska in the area of technology. It carries a cash award of $10,000 to be used for the promotion or creation of student work experiences in the fields of information science, technology, and engineering.

03/09/2006 NU announces top teaching, research awards

Lincoln, Neb., March 10, 2006 - University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced the 2006 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research and teaching.

03/07/2006 Marijane Hancock named to institutional research post
Lincoln, Neb. – Dr. Marijane Hancock, senior lecturer in the Department of Management in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named assistant vice president and director of institutional research and planning for the University of Nebraska. She has served as interim director since September, and will become director in May when she completes her teaching duties. She is a 2006 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the College of Business Administration.
03/01/2006 Nebraska innovation event March 29-30 to highlight research, business connections
Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2006 -- Nebraska EPSCoR at the University of Nebraska will showcase and assist science and technology researchers and innovative businesses at a two-day Nebraska Research Expo and Innovation Forum March 29-30 at the Cornhusker Marriot Hotel in Lincoln.
03/01/2006 Additional agenda item for Board of Regents meeting March 3
Lincoln, Neb. – The agenda for the March 3, 2006, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include one additional item – a request for board approval to name the UNL Athletics Championship Center the “Howard and Rhonda Hawks Championship Center.”
02/23/2006 NU Board of Regents to meet March 3
Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln, on Friday, March 3. Committee and task force meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.
02/20/2006 Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, March 3, 2006
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, March 3, 2006, at 1:00 P.M. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.
02/13/2006 Video News Release
Video News Releases 2006
02/08/2006 NU President Milliken “Delivers” State of the University Address
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has foregone tradition and delivered his 2006 State of the University address via email and pod-cast. The speech is available on line, in both audio and print formats, at
01/30/2006 Response to SOTU from NU President Milliken
University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken issued the following statement following President Bush's State of the Union address tonight:
01/19/2006 James McClurg elected chair; Charles Wilson elected vice chair of University of Nebraska Board of Regents
Lincoln, Neb. (Jan. 20, 2006) -- The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected James McClurg to chair the board for 2006. McClurg, who represents southeast Nebraska, was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2002. Regent Charles Wilson of Lincoln, a member of the board since 1990, was elected vice chair.
01/12/2006 NU Board of Regents to Discuss Campus Construction, Financial Aid, and Legislative Priorities at January Meeting
(Lincoln, Neb. January 12, 2005)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Thursday and Friday, January 19-20. The board’s new Outreach and Economic Development Task Force will meet Thursday. The Academic Affairs and Business Affairs committees will meet Friday morning, followed by a legislative update. The regular business meeting of the board will commence at 1:00 p.m.
01/12/2006 New Board of Regents Task Force to Address Outreach and Economic Development
To further the University of Nebraska\'s economic development efforts, Howard Hawks, chairman of the Board of Regents, has announced the creation of a new Task Force on Outreach and Economic Development. Third District Regent Chuck Hassebrook of Lyons will serve as chair; other members include Drew Miller, (4th district, Papillion); Dave Hergert, (7th district, Mitchell); and Student Regent Brad Bohn (UNK). Pete Kotsiopulos, NU vice president for university affairs, will staff the task force.
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