NU Water for Food Conference to Focus on Building Resilient Agroecosystems
Recent years have seen major droughts, floods and extreme temperatures affecting vast areas of the globe, including some of its most productive agricultural regions. Experts from around the world will discuss those challenges during the 2013 Water for Food Conference May 5-8 in Lincoln.
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken, Regents Chairman Tim Clare testify in support of NU budget request
Joined by students, leaders in agriculture and business, and others, University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and Board of Regents Chairman Tim Clare today testified before the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee in support of NU’s biennial budget request.
University of Nebraska leading the conversation on global water and food security
Presidential Professor lecture series on art and the mind continues March 12-13
The University of Nebraska’s Visiting Presidential Professor, renowned scholar, curator and author Jonathan Fineberg, continues his 2012-13 lecture series on art and the mind March 12 and 13 in Lincoln and Omaha. The lectures – the third in a four-part series – will be delivered at the Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and R streets in Lincoln, at 5:30 p.m. on March 12; and at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St., at 6:30 p.m. on March 13. The lectures are free and open to the public, and each will be followed by a reception.
MEDIA ADVISORY: NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET MARCH 15
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, March 15, 2013, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at noon. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
University of Nebraska, Indian Council of Agricultural Research to collaborate on research and education in water, ag
The University of Nebraska and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, one of the largest and most influential agricultural organizations in the world, have finalized an agreement to collaborate on research and education efforts in the critical areas of water and food security.
University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNK 2013
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. The Board will hear presentations on academic initiatives and campus growth, tour parts of campus, and hear from students, among other activities.
Board of Regents elects Clare as chair
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Tim Clare as chairman for 2013. Clare, of Lincoln, represents District 1 and was elected to the Board in 2008. He served as vice chairman in 2012.
Students encouraged to complete the FAFSA to qualify for financial aid
The University of Nebraska is encouraging students and families to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as they can in order to qualify for financial aid, including Collegebound Nebraska, the university’s tuition assistance program. To receive Collegebound Nebraska aid, students must complete the FAFSA by April 1.
NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET JAN. 25
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
NU, state colleges join Governor in proposed compact to ensure affordability for Nebraskans
Gov. Dave Heineman, University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and Nebraska State College System Chancellor Stan Carpenter today announced that they have joined in a proposed compact that would help ensure a strong higher education system in Nebraska, including continued affordable access to education for Nebraska students and families.
Online degree programs in criminology, criminal justice now available at the University of Nebraska
Online degree programs in criminology and criminal justice are now available at the University of Nebraska, providing students with flexible options to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a high-demand field.
University of Nebraska president, four chancellors to speak at Rotary Club of Omaha Tomorrow
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and the chancellors of all four NU campuses are the featured speakers at tomorrow’s Rotary Club of Omaha luncheon.
University of Nebraska, Turkey’s Ataturk University sign agreement to expand faculty collaborations, student exchanges
The University of Nebraska and Ataturk University in Erzurum, Turkey, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that strengthens the long-term partnership between the two institutions and lays the groundwork for expanded faculty collaborations and student exchanges.
NU President Milliken names UNMC chancellor search committee
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named a search committee for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Current Chancellor Harold Maurer, who assumed the position in 1998 and has led the campus through a period of extraordinary growth, has announced his plans to step down on June 30 to lead fundraising efforts for UNMC’s cancer center project.