NU Board of Regents to Meet March 29

March 29, 2018

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Academic Affairs Committee will meet 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

A more detailed agenda for the day follows. The complete agenda for the March Board meeting is available here.

9 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee

Topic: Undergraduate Student Experience

Student Community Engagement at UNO
Presenters: Antonio Campbell, senior mathematics major, and Casey Jones, sophomore international studies and business administration major

Undergraduate Research at UNK
Presenters: Luke Hamilton, senior biology major, and Danielle Tilley, senior elementary education major

UNL Honors Program
Presenters: Tiffany Truong, senior chemistry and biochemistry major, and Olivia Beier, senior accounting and economics major

Topic: National Science Foundation EPSCoR Projects

Center for Root and Rhizobiome Innovation
Presenter: Edgar Cahoon, UNL George W. Holmes Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry

Imaging and Controlling Ultrafast Dynamics of Atoms, Molecules, and Nanostructures
Presenter: Tony Starace, UNL George W. Holmes Distinguished Professor of Physics

10:30 a.m.: Campus Updates from Student Regents

Presenters: Austin Partridge, UNK; Joe Zach, UNL; Carlo Eby, UNO; Carissa Lueck, UNMC

10:45 a.m.: Board of Regents meeting

Media Contact:
Melissa Lee
Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska