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"Leading Nebraska" Podcast

The “Leading Nebraska” podcast shares the stories of the researchers, students, teachers and others across the University of Nebraska's four campuses who are making an impact. From teachers and doctors to engineers and ag experts, these Nebraska leaders are touching lives and making a difference.

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Preparing Future Teachers for the Classroom

College of Education

The University of Nebraska at Kearney has been training Nebraska’s teachers for nearly 120 years. Today, Dean Mark Reid and the UNK College of Education are utilizing experiential learning and cutting-edge curriculum to prepare future educators and meet critical workforce needs.

Read Mark's Story

Creating Positive Change with University Resources

Nebraska Extension

From farmers to ranchers, rural businesses to young people in 4-H, Nebraska Extension touches all 93 counties in Nebraska. Dr. Charles Stoltenow, dean of Extension, is excited about the opportunity to connect with even more people—and their communities.

Read Charles' Story
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Finding Pancreatic Cancer Earlier

Cancer Research

Families with a history of pancreatic cancer are often faced with uncertainty about their future health. But important work at UNMC by researchers like Dr. Christina Hoy could be the first step to developing an early detection tool for this mysterious disease.

Read Christina's Story
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Supporting Homeland Security through Counterterrorism Reserach 


Led by Dr. Gina Ligon, NCITE is America’s latest terrorism and targeted violence-fighting tool. 50+ academics from 19 universities work in counterterrorism research; innovating, educating, and creating new prevention strategies.

Read Gina's Story

Tell Your Story Now

Your story is just as personal and powerful as the ones above. Take a moment to tell it to your senator, and share why it's critical to invest in the University of Nebraska. It only takes a few minutes to send a personal email or make a phone call. Here's how to do it.

Become an NU Advocate

Join us in growing a strong future for Nebraska. When you become an NU Advocate, you'll be among the first to hear about important issues, key legislative bills and upcoming advocacy events. With knowledge and resources, it's easy to help make a difference.

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