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4th Annual Research & Innovation Conference set for Oct. 28
More than 300 entrepreneurs, researchers and businesses from across Nebraska will participate in the 4th annual Research and Innovation Conference at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in Lincoln Oct. 28. Co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska, BioNebraska and ESPCoR Nebraska
Statement from NU President James B Milliken
The following statement was issued by University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken following UNL's cancellation of William Ayers' appearance on campus in November.
University of Nebraska Board of Regents schedules educational workshop
Members of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and President James B. Milliken will participate in an educational workshop on Friday, Oct. 10, in Omaha.
Milliken names search committee for PKI Executive Director
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named the search committee for an executive director and chief science and technology officer of the Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI).
Enrollment up on all NU campuses: Most students since 1996
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that for the fourth year in a row, total enrollment increased at the University of Nebraska. The 2008 total – 47,803 students – is the highest since 1996 and an increase of 1.7 percent over 2007.
NU, State Colleges recommend Oracle and CedarCrestone to provide new Student Information System
Pending approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents at its meeting on September 5, Oracle USA has been recommended as the provider of a new $29.8 million student information system that will serve students at the four campuses of the university and the three state colleges, Chadron, Peru and Wayne State.
Additional agenda items for Board of Regents meeting Sept. 5
The agenda for the Sept. 5, 2008, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated
Board of Regents to Consider Executive Salary Equity Initiative
Survey Shows Pay of NU Leaders Lags Behind Peer Average
Retention and attraction of top talent to lead the University of Nebraska and its campuses are the goals of an executive salary equity initiative to be considered by the Board of Regents at its meeting on September 5.
NU Board of Regents to Meet September 5
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Friday, Sept. 5, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.
Members of Board of Regents, President Milliken to attend Gudmundsen Lab open house in Sandhills
Six members of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and NU President James B. Milliken will attend the 9th annual open house at UNL's Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory near Whitman, Neb., on August 27.
University Continues Progress in Female, Minority Hiring
The University of Nebraska continues to make progress in increasing the diversity of its faculty, a goal shared by the Board of Regents, university administrative leadership, and the State Legislature, according to a report released today.
President Milliken's Statement on Passage of Higher Education Opportunity Act
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has released the following statement commenting on Congressional passage of HR 4137, the Higher Education Opportunity Act, which reauthorizes many federal programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965.
Milliken Announces Presidential Graduate Fellowships
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the eight 2008-09 recipients of Presidential Graduate Fellowships. These prestigious fellowships honor NU graduate students – four students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, two at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and two at the University of Nebraska at Omaha – on the basis of high scholastic performance, personal accomplishment and innovative research projects.
Nebraska educational access initiative to be highlighted at National Summit
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and Omaha businessman and philanthropist Richard (Dick) Holland, chairman of the Building Bright Futures Board of Directors, have been invited by U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings to appear on a "promising efforts" panel at the National Summit on Higher Education to be held July 17-18, 2008, in Chicago.
NU Seeks to Take Peter Kiewit Institute to the "Next Level"
The University of Nebraska's Peter Kiewit Institute, which was founded in 1996 and houses UNO's College of Information Science and Technology and the Omaha-based programs of UNL's College of Engineering, is positioned to move to the "next level of accomplishment and success," according to NU President James B. Milliken.