Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNL

January 23, 2019

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. The Board will hear a variety of presentations related to UNL’s academic programs and research, including those on momentum and opportunity at the colleges of business and engineering. The Board will also tour Nebraska Innovation Campus and the Animal Life Sciences Research Hub in the Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center.

The full itinerary for Thursday’s campus visit follows.

8:30: Breakfast, Welcome and Overview of the Day
Presenter: Chancellor Ronnie Green
Location: Hawks Hall, Dean’s Board Room

9 a.m.: College of Business
Presenter: Dean Kathy Farrell
Location: Hawks Hall

10 a.m.: Research Leadership in Materials Science, Nanoscience, High Energy and Laser Physics
Presenters: Bob Wilhelm, vice chancellor for research and economic development; David Sellmyer, director of the Nebraska Center for Materials & Nanoscience; Don Umstadter, director of the Extreme Laser Light Laboratory; and Dan Claes, chair of the Department of Physics & Astronomy
Location: Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center, Jorgenson Hall, Room 207

11 a.m.: College of Engineering Expansion
Presenter: Lance Perez
Location: Jorgenson Hall, Room 207

12:15 p.m.: Lunch and Tour of Nebraska Innovation Campus
Presenters: Dan Duncan, executive director of Nebraska Innovation Campus; Mike Boehm, vice chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Bob Wilhelm, vice chancellor for research and economic development; and Shane Farritor, co-founder and chief technology officer of Virtual Incision and professor of mechanical & materials engineering
Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Board Room

1:15 p.m.: Launch of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Presenters: Megan Elliott, director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, and Charles O’Connor, dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts
Location: NIC Board Room

2 p.m.: Tour of Animal Life Sciences Research Hub
Presenters: Mike Boehm, IANR vice chancellor; Andy Benson, director of the Nebraska Food for Health Center; and Charles Wood, director of the Nebraska Virology Center
Location: Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center, Room 101

3 p.m.: Campus visit concludes

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