News Releases
Date Headline
11/21/2013 UNMC chancellor finalist to visit campus Nov. 22

A finalist for the position of chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center will visit Nebraska on Nov. 22, the university announced today.

11/15/2013 University of Nebraska international student enrollment reaches record high

International student enrollment at the University of Nebraska has reached another record high this fall, continuing NU’s momentum in attracting talent from around the world, according to a presentation today to the Board of Regents. News of NU’s record international enrollment comes during International Education Week, going on now.

11/06/2013 Media Advisory: NU Board Of Regents to Meet Nov. 14-15
Nov. 7, 2013

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Beginning at 3 p.m., the Academic Affairs Committee will hear reports on the university’s fall 2013 enrollment, including nonresident and international student enrollments, as well as campus updates from each student regent.
10/23/2013 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNO 2013

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The Board will take a campus tour and hear a series of presentations focused on the diversity of learners UNO serves, including military students, minority and first-generation students, and transfer students.

10/23/2013 McGinnis steps down as PKI executive director
10/21/2013 University of Nebraska celebrates Collegebound Nebraska Week 2013

These are three of the 6,671 University of Nebraska students – almost one-quarter of Nebraska undergraduates at the university – who qualify for full tuition support through Collegebound Nebraska this year. Collegebound Nebraska guarantees that any Nebraska undergraduate who qualifies for a federal Pell Grant and meets the university’s admission requirements can attend NU and pay no tuition.

10/14/2013 New online certificate focuses on interior design for an aging population

This is the latest in an occasional series featuring online programs at the University of Nebraska.

Lower shelves, stair railings, more bars to grab onto – common-sense changes like these can help older individuals stay in their homes or offices longer and maintain a higher quality of life. Yet as the population of Americans age 65 and over grows rapidly, so too is the demand for professionals able to design and build environments that meet the unique needs of older adults.

10/08/2013 Donors give record $236.7 million to University of Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.—Oct. 8, 2013— Alumni and friends gave $236.7 million to the University of Nebraska this year, making it the University of Nebraska Foundation’s best year ever for private gifts. This record represents a 43 percent increase over the last fiscal year and a 37 percent increase over the previous gift record of $172.1 million in 2011.

10/01/2013 Virtual Scholars program expands educational opportunities for students across Nebraska

Students across Nebraska – many of them in rural districts – will be able to supplement their education with free online courses from the University of Nebraska High School this year as a result of NU’s 2013 Nebraska Virtual Scholars program.

09/24/2013 University of Nebraska names Chuck Schroeder to lead Rural Futures Institute

The newly hired founding executive director of the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute said he’s excited to work with Nebraskans across the state and others to help rethink and revitalize rural life, with a particular emphasis on making rural communities places where young people can make their lives.

09/23/2013 Peter Kiewit Institute strategic plan to focus on meeting business needs in Omaha, Nebraska

The mission of the University of Nebraska’s Peter Kiewit Institute to serve Omaha and Nebraska through education, research and outreach is clear and more important than ever – and can be achieved with modest operational adjustments, integrated strategic planning, ambitious investments and implementation of specific benchmarks for success, NU leaders said today.

09/13/2013 Media Advisory: NU Board Of Regents to Meet Sept. 20
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8:30 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
09/10/2013 University of Nebraska enrollment grows to 20-year high

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today that NU’s enrollment has grown to its highest total in 20 years, thanks in part to meaningful gains in the key group of first-time freshmen.

09/09/2013 Historic $12.6 million gift from Carol Cope estate will benefit UNK, UNL

Longtime Kearney resident and philanthropist Carol Cope once spoke of how much she enjoyed giving to projects that do the most good.

08/26/2013 Nebraska P-16, higher ed leaders encourage students to “Go Visit College”

College-bound students: When you’re visiting a prospective school, be sure to eat in the campus dining hall. You need to be sure the food is good, right?

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