News Releases
Date Headline
09/14/2009 Presidential Professor Martinez Celaya returns to Nebraska
Enrique Martínez Celaya begins his third and final year as the University of Nebraska Visiting Presidential Professor with a visit to the state during the week of September 28. The internationally acclaimed artist will participate in seminars and discussions with students, faculty, administrators, and community arts leaders in Omaha, Lincoln, and Kearney. His visit culminates with a public lecture at the Joslyn Art Museum, Friday, Oct. 2 at 7:00 p.m.
09/04/2009 NU enrollment highest in 13 years; up for 5th consecutive year
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that for the fifth year in a row, total enrollment increased at the University of Nebraska overall and at each of the four campuses. The 2009 total – 49,031 students – is the highest since 1996 and an increase of 2.6 percent over 2008.
07/30/2009 University of Nebraska Distance Education Will Expand to Serve Growing Market
The University of Nebraska plans to greatly expand its distance education courses and programs to better serve Nebraskans and to capture a larger share of the growing national and international market for online learning, according to NU President James B. Milliken.
07/02/2009 NU President Milliken to Participate in UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and other America experts in higher education will join Dr. Jill Biden, an educator and wife of the vice president, and senior government officials for the UNESCO 2009 World Conference on Higher Education, to be held in Paris July 5-8.
06/16/2009 NU to Participate in Yellow Ribbon Program for Veterans
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that the University will offer free tuition to qualifying veterans through participation in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement program.
06/12/2009 Regents Medal honors Ruth and Bill Scott
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents’ most prestigious award, the Regents Medal, will be presented on Thursday, June 11, to Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha. The Scotts are among the most generous donors in the history of the University of Nebraska, having made significant contributions to academic programs, scholarships and facilities.
06/12/2009 Holland Computing Center puts NU in top 10
A dramatic increase in the level of computing capability available to faculty researchers is now available in a newly expanded Holland Computing Center at the University of Nebraska, NU President James B. Milliken announced today.
06/05/2009 Board of Regents to meet June 12
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, June 12, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m.
06/05/2009 University of Nebraska releases 2009-10 budget
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today released details of the 2009-10 operating budget that will be presented to the Board of Regents for approval on June 12. Milliken expressed his optimism for the university despite current economic conditions.
06/03/2009 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.
04/23/2009 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.
04/17/2009 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.
03/25/2009 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.
03/25/2009 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.

03/20/2009 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.
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