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Robert B. Daugherty Foundation's $50 million gift will fund global Water for Food Institute at NU
The University of Nebraska today announced a $50 million founding gift commitment from the Robert B. Daugherty Charitable Foundation to support a global Water for Food Institute. The gift, one of the largest in the University's history, will create a multi-campus center for research, education and policy analysis relating to use of water for agriculture. Water for food is one of the top priorities identified by the University in its $1.2 billion Campaign for Nebraska announced in October 2009.
Agenda updated for April 16 Board of Regents meeting
The agenda for the April 16, 2010, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include the following
Artist Enrique Martínez Celaya to Headline Final Public Events as Visiting Presidential Professor
Internationally renowned artist Enrique Martínez Celaya will headline two final public events as University of Nebraska Visiting Presidential Professor during a trip to Nebraska April 19-23, NU President James B. Milliken has announced.
NU Board of Regents to Meet April 16
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, April 16, 2010, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Reminder – FAFSA due April 1 to qualify for Collegebound Nebraska
The University of Nebraska is reminding students that in order to qualify for free tuition through Collegebound Nebraska, the university’s tuition assistance program, they must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (the FAFSA) by April 1.
University announces Kiewit, Scott entrepreneurial award winners
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the 2010 winners of two awards that honor entrepreneurship in Nebraska: the Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award and the Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award.
UNL Department of Psychology wins university-wide teaching award
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Psychology has been selected to receive the 2010 University-wide Departmental Teaching Award (UDTA) from the University of Nebraska, NU President James B. Milliken announced today.
University of Nebraska names top research, teaching and engagement award winners
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the 2010 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research, teaching and engagement.
Agenda Updated for March 5 Board of Regents Meeting
The agenda for the March 5, 2010, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated
Engler gives $20 million to support agribusiness at UNL
University of Nebraska alumnus and cattleman Paul F. Engler of Amarillo, Texas, announced today a $20 million gift to support programs in agri-business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
NU Board of Regents to meet March 5
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, March 5, 2010, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Jim Clifton to Highlight Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship
"Entrepreneurial Lifestyles and Legacies" is the theme of the fourth annual Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship, to be held Feb. 26 at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 141 N. 9th St. in Lincoln. The 2010 summit will feature educators, business leaders, government officials, entrepreneurs and small business owners from across Nebraska. Last year’s event drew about 400 participants.
President Milliken's testimony on LB1001
University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken today testified before the Legislature's Education Committee on LB1001, a bill that would repeal a state law that allows children of undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates.
Phares Elected Chair of NU Board of Regents
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Bob Phares as chairman for 2010.