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University of Nebraska Establishes $1.2 Million Student Assistance Fund
University of Nebraska students who find themselves in unexpected financial distress during the school year will have an additional source of assistance, thanks to a new $1.2 million fund announced today by NU President James B. Milliken. The Student Assistance Fund will help students whose circumstances change after regular financial aid awards have been made.
McGinnis Named Peter Kiewit Institute Executive Director
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named Dr. Michael L. McGinnis as executive director of the Peter Kiewit Institute of Information Science, Technology and Engineering.
Board of Regents Meeting – April 24, 2009
The Board of Regents will meet on Friday, April 24, 2009, at Varner Hall. Committee meetings will be held in the Board Room all morning, and the formal Board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public.
UNO School of Communication Receives University-wide Teaching Award
The School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha will receive the University-wide Departmental Teaching Award from the University of Nebraska, University President
James B. Milliken announced today.
University Names Top Research, Teaching and Engagement Award Recipients
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced the 2009 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research, teaching and engagement.
Media Advisory: President Milliken to visit Schuyler, Fremont March 23
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will visit high schools in Schuyler and Fremont on Monday, March 23, followed by a luncheon with community and business leaders. He will also tour the Fremont campus of Metro Community College.
University Will Appeal Salary and Insurance Awards at UNO
The University of Nebraska announced today that it will appeal salary increases and a new insurance benefit awarded to faculty members at the University of Nebraska at Omaha who are represented by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).
Board of Regents Meeting – March 6, 2009
The Board of Regents will meet on Friday, March 6, 2009, at Varner Hall. Committee meetings begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public.
Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship Addresses Business in Today's Economy
Educators, business leaders, government officials, entrepreneurs and small business owners from across the state will gather at The Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln for the third annual Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship this Friday, February 27. The conference runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., and more than 400 have registered. The event is co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska, the Gallup Organization and the Nebraska Business-Higher Education Forum.
Schroeder Elected to Chair NU Board of Regents
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Kent Schroeder as chairperson for 2009. Schroeder, from Kearney, represents District 6 and has served on the Board of Regents since 1998. He was re-elected in 2004, and previously served as chair in 2002 and as vice chair in 2008 and 2001.
State Department Official to Lead University-wide International Initiatives
The University of Nebraska has named a new associate vice president to lead university-wide efforts to substantially increase the University's global engagement. Thomas A. Farrell, deputy assistant secretary for academic programs in the U.S. Department of State, will lead planning, development and implementation of the University of Nebraska's international agenda.
Board of Regents Meeting – Jan. 23, 2009
The Board of Regents will meet on Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, at Varner Hall. Committee meetings begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public.
Statement from University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken regarding Governor's budget recommendations
We recognize the uncertainty of the current economic situation, and appreciate the challenge faced by the Governor and Legislature. We agree with the Governor that education, including the University of Nebraska, is among the state's most important priorities, even in a difficult economy.
NU Foundation announces campus grant awards
The University of Nebraska Foundation's board of directors awarded $1.14 million to the University of Nebraska through its annual grants program to support projects and initiatives on all four campuses for 2008-2009.
Collegebound Nebraska makes college more affordable for more Nebraskans
Collegebound Nebraska – a newly expanded financial aid program at the University of Nebraska – is making a college education more affordable for thousands of Nebraska students, NU President James B. Milliken said today. Milliken and Gov. Dave Heineman spoke at assemblies at Lincoln Northstar, Omaha South and Grand Island Senior High Schools to encourage students to attend college and to talk about Collegebound Nebraska.