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Video News Releases 2005
Board of Regents Schedule: Friday, April 15, 2005
Varner Hall Board Room, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln, Neb.
First Nebraska research expo April 20 in Omaha
Lincoln, Neb., April 7, 2005 – The first Nebraska EPSCoR Research Expo April 20 at Omaha\'s Qwest Center will highlight economic development through university-industry partnerships, and elaborate on Nebraska university research initiatives such as bioinformatics, nutritional genomics, cell biology, nanomaterials and wireless communication.
Media Advisory: NU President Milliken to address Kearney Area Service Clubs March 14
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will speak at the Monday, March 14 meeting of Kearney Area Service Clubs. The meeting begins at noon at the Ramada Inn, 301 Second Ave. in Kearney.
NU President Milliken outlines innovation goals for education, business, and government at SBIR
OMAHA, Neb., March 8, 2005 -- University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today told a national audience of technology-based small-business leaders that success in the new global economy depends on our commitment to innovation. Milliken was the keynote speaker for the National Small Business Innovation Research Conference being held in Omaha March 7-10.
University of Nebraska Committee to Study Minority Faculty Equity
Lincoln, Neb. (March 5, 2005) -- Howard L. Hawks, chairman of the Board of Regents, has announced the formation of a committee to study equity issues among minority faculty members at the University of Nebraska. The "2005 Ad Hoc Committee on Minority Faculty Equity" will be chaired by Regent Randolph M. Ferlic of Omaha. Additional members of the committee will be named within the next two weeks.
2005 Kiewit, Scott Entrepreneurial awards announced
Lincoln, Neb., March 1, 2005 – HKS Medical Information Systems Inc. of Omaha and a four-student team from the University of Nebraska at Kearney are winners of the 2005 Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business and Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Awards, University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today.
Board of Regents Schedule: March 4-5, 2005 including University of Nebraska at Kearney Campus Visit
University of Nebraska News Media Advisory
Feb. 25, 2005
Board of Regents Schedule: March 4-5, 2005
2005 NU Teaching and Research awards announced
Teaching and Research
Statement of James B Milliken, president, University of Nebraska
Re: Preliminary Budget Recommendations, Appropriations Committee
Milliken: Professorship act will enhance university’s quality, competitiveness, provide ‘win-win’ for state
Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 8, 2005 -- University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today promoted the Distinguished Professorship Act as a way for the University of Nebraska and state colleges to be more competitive in faculty recruitment and retention.
Milliken: Future of Nebraska linked to vital University
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 27, 2005 -- James B. Milliken was installed today as the sixth president of the University of Nebraska at a ceremony in the Strauss Performing Arts Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The ceremony was one of a number of activities that began Wednesday in Scottsbluff and Kearney, and continued today in Omaha and Lincoln to celebrate the installation of the president and to recognize the important role of the University of Nebraska throughout the state.
Connection with Nebraska highlighted in NU President Milliken installation celebration Jan. 26-27
"A Love of Place” is the theme of the installation of the sixth president of the University of Nebraska. James B. Milliken will be installed on Jan. 27 in Omaha, one of a number of events spanning two days, four cities, and 956 miles. Activities will include the official installation ceremony, an academic panel discussion, a celebration of the arts, public receptions, and fellowship.
NU Begins Search for Vice President for University Affairs
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named a ten-member committee to seek candidates for the position of vice president for university affairs (VPUA). The committee will be co-chaired by former Aliant President and Chief Executive Officer Frank Hilsabeck of Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen of Minden.
Howard Hawks elected chair; Drew Miller elected vice chair of University of Nebraska Board of Regents
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents at its annual meeting today elected Howard Hawks of Omaha to the position of chair. Hawks, who represents District 2, was elected to the Board of Regents in 2002, and served as vice chair in 2004. Regent Drew Miller of Papillion was elected vice chair for 2005.