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03/21/2012 International Water Management Institute wins Stockholm Water Prize

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. The Stockholm International Water Institute made the announcement on World Water Day, March 22.

03/05/2012 Fourth Buffett Early Childhood Institute candidate to visit the University of Nebraska
The University of Nebraska has announced the fourth finalist for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
02/27/2012 President Milliken to speak to Grand Island Rotary tomorrow
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will speak to the Grand Island Rotary Club tomorrow, Feb. 28, 2012. The Rotary Club meeting begins at noon at the Riverside Golf Club, 2820 Riverside Dr. in Grand Island. Members of the media are welcome to cover Milliken’s presentation.
02/24/2012 NU Board of Regents to Meet March 2
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, March 2, 2012, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 11 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
02/22/2012 Third Buffett Early Childhood Institute candidate to visit the University of Nebraska
The University of Nebraska has announced the third of four finalists for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
02/21/2012 National marketing and branding expert to highlight Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship
A nationally recognized branding and marketing thought leader whose talents have been tapped by Microsoft, Sony, HP, Gateway and other leading companies will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the sixth annual Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship, to be held Feb. 24 at the Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista Hotel and Conference Center, 12520 Westport Parkway in La Vista. The summit is sponsored by the Nebraska Business-Higher Education Forum, The Gallup Organization, the Jim and Penny Krieger Family Foundation and the University of Nebraska.
02/16/2012 Memorandum of Understanding between University of Nebraska, USAID focuses on water management in the Middle East and North Africa
The University of Nebraska and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on expanding research and development capacities related to water management in the Middle East and North Africa. The NU-USAID partnership will focus especially on irrigation, groundwater management, rainfed agriculture and drought risk assessment and mitigation – areas that are critical in achieving global food security and in which NU and its Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute have significant strength.
02/16/2012 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNL
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. The day will begin with a tour of the Veterinary Diagnostic Center on East Campus.
02/09/2012 Second Buffett Early Childhood Institute candidate to visit the University of Nebraska
The University of Nebraska has announced the second of four finalists for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
02/07/2012 Students reminded to complete the FAFSA to qualify for financial aid
The University of Nebraska is reminding students and families that in order to qualify for Collegebound Nebraska, the university’s signature tuition assistance program, they must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1.
02/01/2012 President Milliken testifies in support of “Building a Healthier Nebraska” legislative initiative
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today testified before the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee in support of the four bills that collectively make up the university’s “Building a Healthier Nebraska” initiative. Milliken highlighted the tremendous potential the initiative has to grow Nebraska’s economy, meet workforce needs, and improve the health and well-being of people across the state.
01/31/2012 MEDIA ADVISORY: Testimony on NU’s “Building a Healthier Nebraska” legislative proposal is tomorrow
Testimony on NU’s “Building a Healthier Nebraska” legislative proposal is tomorrow University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will be joined by other university, legislative, business and community leaders tomorrow to testify in support of NU’s Building a Healthier Nebraska legislative initiative.
01/31/2012 Buffett Early Childhood Institute Candidate to Visit the University of Nebraska

The first of four finalists for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute will visit the University of Nebraska this week.

01/27/2012 Board of Regents elects McClurg as chair

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Jim McClurg as chairman for 2012. McClurg, of Lincoln, represents District 5 and was appointed to the Board in 2002.

01/20/2012 Media Advisory: NU Board of Regents to meet January 27
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
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