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01/22/2013 Students encouraged to complete the FAFSA to qualify for financial aid

The University of Nebraska is encouraging students and families to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as they can in order to qualify for financial aid, including Collegebound Nebraska, the university’s tuition assistance program. To receive Collegebound Nebraska aid, students must complete the FAFSA by April 1.

01/18/2013 NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET JAN. 25

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.

01/07/2013 NU, state colleges join Governor in proposed compact to ensure affordability for Nebraskans

Gov. Dave Heineman, University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and Nebraska State College System Chancellor Stan Carpenter today announced that they have joined in a proposed compact that would help ensure a strong higher education system in Nebraska, including continued affordable access to education for Nebraska students and families.

12/18/2012 Online degree programs in criminology, criminal justice now available at the University of Nebraska

Online degree programs in criminology and criminal justice are now available at the University of Nebraska, providing students with flexible options to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a high-demand field.

12/11/2012 University of Nebraska president, four chancellors to speak at Rotary Club of Omaha Tomorrow

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and the chancellors of all four NU campuses are the featured speakers at tomorrow’s Rotary Club of Omaha luncheon.

12/05/2012 University of Nebraska, Turkey’s Ataturk University sign agreement to expand faculty collaborations, student exchanges

The University of Nebraska and Ataturk University in Erzurum, Turkey, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that strengthens the long-term partnership between the two institutions and lays the groundwork for expanded faculty collaborations and student exchanges.

11/28/2012 NU President Milliken names UNMC chancellor search committee

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named a search committee for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Current Chancellor Harold Maurer, who assumed the position in 1998 and has led the campus through a period of extraordinary growth, has announced his plans to step down on June 30 to lead fundraising efforts for UNMC’s cancer center project.

11/21/2012 NU Board Of Regents To Meet Nov. 29
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Board meeting begins at 2 p.m. and is open to the public.
11/14/2012 Governor, University of Nebraska president celebrate growth in international student enrollment

In advance of International Education Week, going on now, Gov. Dave Heineman and University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken joined to host welcome events for new international students at the four campuses and celebrate NU’s continued growth in international student enrollment.

10/30/2012 University of Nebraska Foundation announces 2012 results

Alumni and friends gave $165 million to the University of Nebraska this year through the University of Nebraska Foundation, making it the foundation’s third best year for total gifts.

10/29/2012 Presidential Professor lecture series on art and the mind continues Oct. 30-Nov. 1

The University of Nebraska’s Visiting Presidential Professor, renowned scholar, curator and author Jonathan Fineberg, continues his 2012-13 lecture series on art and the mind Oct. 30 and Nov. 1 in Lincoln and Omaha. The lectures – the second in a four-part series – will be delivered at the Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and R streets in Lincoln, at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 30; and at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St. in Omaha, at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 1. The lectures are free and open to the public, and will each be followed by a reception.

10/22/2012 University of Nebraska celebrates Collegebound Nebraska Week

The University of Nebraska today kicked off its first-ever Collegebound Nebraska Week, a coordinated effort to raise awareness about the financial aid program so that more qualifying students can take advantage of the opportunity to attend one of the four NU campuses and pay no tuition.

10/19/2012 NU Board of Regents to Meet Oct. 26

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at noon. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.

10/19/2012 NU President, Governor To Kick Off College Bound Nebraska Week

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken and Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will join to kick off Collegebound Nebraska Week on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at 9:30 a.m.The event will be held at the Van Brunt Visitors Center, 313 N. 13th St. on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. It will be live-streamed online at http://real.unl.edu/live_3/.

10/19/2012 Dr. Samuel Meisels, national leader in early childhood education, named executive director of NU’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute

Dr. Samuel J. Meisels, one of the nation’s leading authorities on the assessment of young children and early childhood development, has been named the founding executive director of the University of Nebraska’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute, NU President James B. Milliken announced today. Meisels, currently president of Erikson Institute in Chicago, the country’s premier graduate school in child development, will begin at the University of Nebraska on June 1, 2013. Prior to that date he will assist the university in beginning to develop staffing, strategy and other plans.

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