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University of Nebraska to host U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Nov. 22-23
John Fernandez, one of the nation’s highest-ranking officials for economic development, will visit the University of Nebraska Nov. 22-23 to learn about the university’s successes in entrepreneurship, public-private partnerships, technology transfer and business development.
University of Nebraska Foundation announces campaign progress, second best fundraising year
Gifts to the Campaign for Nebraska: Unlimited Possibilities, the University of Nebraska’s comprehensive fundraising initiative, have reached $844 million toward the goal of raising $1.2 billion by 2014 to meet high-priority opportunities and needs of the university.
International student enrollment reaches record high at the University of Nebraska
International student enrollment at the University of Nebraska has reached a record high of 3,018 for fall 2010, according to a report presented today to the Board of Regents.
NU Board of Regents to Meet October 15
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at the Milo Bail Student Center, 6001 Dodge St. on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus. The Board meeting begins at 9 a.m.
Nebraska Research and Innovation Conference is Tomorrow
Members of the media are invited to the sixth annual Nebraska Research and Innovation Conference, to be held tomorrow at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, 333 S. 13th St. More than 460 people have registered for the conference, sponsored by the University of Nebraska, Nebraska EPSCoR and the National Science Foundation. The theme of the conference is renewable energy.
President Milliken announces 2010-2011 Presidential Graduate Fellows
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the eight recipients of 2010-2011 Presidential Graduate Fellowships. These prestigious fellowships honor NU graduate students – four at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, two at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and two at the University of Nebraska Medical Center – on the basis of high scholastic performance, personal accomplishment and innovative research projects.
6th annual Research and Innovation Conference to focus on renewable energy
“Renewable Energy: Building a Sustainable Future for Nebraska” is the theme of the sixth annual Nebraska Research and Innovation Conference, set for Oct. 5 at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, 333 S. 13th St. in Lincoln.
University of Nebraska President to Visit York Sept. 15
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will visit York on Sept. 15 for coffee with community leaders and a student assembly at York High School. Media are invited to attend both the coffee and the school assembly.
University of Nebraska hosts American Council on Education Fellow in 2010-11
The University of Nebraska will host an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2010-11 academic year.
NU Board Of Regents To Meet September 10
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1 p.m. All meeting are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
University of Nebraska enrollment grows to highest total in 17 years
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today that NU’s enrollment has reached its highest total in 17 years, with growth seen on all four campuses and in the key groups of undergraduates and first-time freshmen. Undergraduate enrollment rose 2.7 percent, far exceeding the 1.5 percent annual growth metric set by the Board of Regents, Milliken said.
MEDIA ADVISORY: University of Nebraska president, four chancellors to visit Kearney Sept. 1
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken, the chancellors of NU’s four campuses and Board of Regents Chairman Bob Phares will visit Kearney on Sept. 1 for a luncheon with business and community leaders.
NU Board of Regents to Meet August 17
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at 3 p.m. via videoconference at two locations: Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln; and Eppley Administration Building Room 200, 6001 Dodge St. on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus. Members of the public and media are welcome to attend the meeting at either location. The brief meeting also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Media logistics information for Board of Regents meeting June 11, 2010
Reserved seating for media: A capacity crowd is expected at the University of Nebraska Board of Regents meeting on June 11. Limited reserved seating is available for news media on the south side of the board room, lower level of Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln, Neb. Additional seating in the public gallery also will be available.
Agenda updated for NU Board of Regents meeting June 11
The agenda for the June 11, 2010, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include the following:
The Board will convene at 1:00 p.m. and receive public comments relating to UNL athletic conference alignment. The Board will be briefed on conference alignment and consider a resolution on the subject.