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.
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.
University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNL Feb. 17, 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Building a Healthier Nebraska" initiative would improve health care, drive workforce development for the state
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today joined state senators and other university leaders to announce a four-part legislative proposal that would improve health care, drive workforce development and job creation, and create new opportunities for students in health fields across Nebraska.
MEDIA ADVISORY: President Milliken, state senators to discuss University of Nebraska legislative proposal Wednesday, January 18
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will join state senators tomorrow to discuss the university’s 2012 legislative proposal, which focuses on workforce development and improving health care for Nebraskans.
NU Board of Regents to meet December 8
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Media Advisory: Gov. Heineman, Gallup’s Clifton among featured speakers at NU Board of Regents workshop on innovation and economic competitiveness
Gov. Dave Heineman and Gallup CEO Jim Clifton are among the featured speakers at a Board of Regents workshop on engagement in the innovation economy to be held Thursday, Nov. 17, in Lincoln.
President Milliken to chair national commission on innovation and economic competitiveness
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today became the new chair of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity, a national group focused on the expanding role universities play in local and regional innovation.