New round of Virtual Scholars awards to address needs of Nebraska students, schools
The University of Nebraska announced today that it will continue its highly successful Nebraska Virtual Scholars program in 2014-15 by offering 150 scholarships for students in the state to take courses from the University of Nebraska High School for free.
Dr. Gabrielle Banick named to lead P-16 efforts
The University of Nebraska announced today that Dr. Gabrielle Banick, a longtime educator with experience in improving student outcomes and connecting education to workforce needs, will join NU on Aug. 1 as assistant vice president for P-16 initiatives.
University of Nebraska distance learning initiatives continue significant growth
The University of Nebraska is continuing its success in expanding distance education initiatives that meet the needs of students and help to build a skilled workforce for Nebraska, according to a report presented today to the Board of Regents.
Interim President Linder speaks at regional conference on universities’ role in economic development
What do fuzzy photos of typewriters tell us? That change is inevitable – and that to thrive in an era of extraordinary technological innovation, an entrepreneurial mindset is required.
MEDIA ADVISORY: NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET JULY 18
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, July 18, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Susan Fritz named executive vice president and provost
Interim University of Nebraska President Dr. James Linder announced today that he has named Dr. Susan Fritz as executive vice president and provost and dean of the Graduate College of the University of Nebraska, pending approval by the Board of Regents at its July 18 meeting.
Economic development theme drives proposed biennial budget request
Under a two-year budget request to be considered next week by the Board of Regents, the University of Nebraska plans to seek state funds to support strategic initiatives that will attract talent, meet workforce needs through education and grow Nebraska’s economy.
University of Nebraska to assist students affected by severe weather
The University of Nebraska announced today that it will take steps to assist Nebraska students and families who are from areas of the state that have been declared federal disaster areas as a result of recent severe weather.
Business development director joins NU’s National Strategic Research Institute
Christopher G. Warner has joined the University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI), a United States Strategic Command-sponsored University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), as its business development director.
University of Nebraska issues presidential profile; seeks ‘dynamic, innovative and visionary new leader’
Today the University of Nebraska released a presidential profile that details the qualities and experience the Board of Regents is seeking in the next NU president and the key challenges and opportunities that person will face in leading the university.
University of Nebraska online programs remain among the best for veterans
Online programs offered by the University of Nebraska continue to rank among the best in the country for veterans, according to a new list issued by U.S. News & World Report.
NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET MAY 30
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, May 30, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10:45 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Affordability, strategic investments highlight proposed 2014-15 budget
A second straight freeze on resident tuition and investments in priority initiatives that benefit the state highlight the University of Nebraska’s proposed 2014-15 operating budget, announced today by Interim President James Linder. The Board of Regents will consider the budget at its May 30 meeting.
University of Nebraska names Scott, Kiewit entrepreneurial award winners
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the winners of two NU awards honoring extraordinary efforts in entrepreneurship: the Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award and the Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award.
First annual report highlights early successes of NU’s National Strategic Research Institute
New, more effective vaccines for anthrax and ricin.