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05/22/2012 Campaign for Nebraska raises $1.2 billion with 30 months to go

The University of Nebraska Foundation has received more than $1.2 billion in gifts for its fundraising campaign, the Campaign for Nebraska: Unlimited Possibilities, with about 30 months to go before the campaign officially ends Dec. 31, 2014.

05/11/2012 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to meet, make campus visit May 18
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, May 18, 2012, in Room 1004 of the Durham Research Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The brief meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Board will consider the rehabilitation of the Ed Weir Track at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, including the purchase of a Mondo track surface.
05/11/2012 University of Nebraska announces Kiewit, Scott entrepreneurial award winners

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the winners of two NU awards honoring extraordinary efforts in entrepreneurship in Nebraska: the Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award and the Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award.

05/07/2012 Water for Food Conference Features Global Perspectives

More than 40 speakers from around the world will offer diverse perspectives on water and food security at the fourth global Water for Food Conference, May 30-June 1, in Lincoln, Neb. People from more than 20 countries are expected to participate in the conference, hosted by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at The Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln.

05/04/2012 University of Nebraska, India’s Jain Irrigation to collaborate on research, education efforts in water and food security

The University of Nebraska’s Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute and India-based Jain Irrigation Systems Limited, one of the largest irrigation companies in the world, this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding that lays the groundwork for joint research and education efforts in the critical areas of water and food security.

04/23/2012 University of Nebraska, Xi’an Jiaotong University celebrate American Exchange Center opening

The University of Nebraska and China’s Xi’an Jiaotong University celebrated Saturday the official opening of the American Exchange Center, an NU-wide initiative that aims to expose Chinese students and faculty to U.S. history, law, medicine, art, culture and government and strengthen Nebraska’s collaboration with China. The exchange center is one component of NU’s overall global engagement strategy to build relationships with key nations that will benefit Nebraska and the world. Only 10 such centers won seed funding from the U.S. government after a competitive application process.

04/09/2012 Conference to focus on creating bold future for Nebraska, Great Plains
Globalization and other factors are rapidly changing the world. To create a successful future, people in rural America must anticipate and manage this ever-changing environment.
04/09/2012 NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET APRIL 13

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, April 13, 2012, 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. Following are highlights of the April Board meeting. A complete agenda and schedule is available.

04/06/2012 University of Nebraska names top research, teaching and engagement award winners

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the 2012 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research, teaching and engagement.

04/02/2012 Statement of NU President James B. Milliken on the Governor’s approval of the state budget
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today issued the following statement on the Governor’s signing of the state budget package
03/30/2012 UNK Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems wins university-wide teaching award

The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems has been selected to receive the 2012 University-wide Departmental Teaching Award (UDTA) from the University of Nebraska, NU President James B. Milliken announced today.

03/29/2012 Search Commences for Executive Vice President and Provost

The University of Nebraska has commenced a national search for the position of Executive Vice President and Provost.  Dr. Linda Ray Pratt, who has served in this role since 2006, plans to step down on June 30 to return to her professional roots in the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

03/28/2012 University of Nebraska student ambassadors

The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun a new campaign to raise awareness about Collegebound Nebraska, the tuition assistance program which guarantees that qualifying students can attend NU and pay no tuition.

03/27/2012 Prince Amukamara, student ambassadors to join NU president at high school events promoting Collegebound Nebraska

Former Husker Prince Amukamara and several University of Nebraska student ambassadors will join NU President James B. Milliken at two high school events TOMORROW to kick off a new campaign for Collegebound Nebraska, the university’s tuition assistance program.

03/27/2012 Statement of NU President James B. Milliken on the state budget package

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today issued the following statement on the Legislature’s passage of the state budget package

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