Today@UNL | $3.5M grant to aid special-needs teens; ASUN plans TEDxUNL event

UNL's Alexandra Trout pictured on the Boys Town campus with Boys Town researchers (from left) Patrick Tyler, McLain Stewart and Ronald Thompson.
UNL's Alexandra Trout pictured on the Boys Town campus with Boys Town researchers (from left) Patrick Tyler, McLain Stewart and Ronald Thompson.

$3.5M grant to aid special-needs teens

A $3.5 million grant is allowing a team led by UNL's Alexandra Trout to develop a program to help special-needs teenagers and their parents succeed at home and school. UNL is partnering with the Boys Town National Research Institute on the clinical research project. Continue reading…

'Brand Summit 2012' is Aug. 15

 University Communications will review new UNL communications campaigns during the "Brand Summit 2012," 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 15. The session, intended for all staff and faculty who have a role in communications, is in the Gaughan Multicultural Center, room 202 (Ubuntu room). Continue reading…

ASUN organizes Sept. 14 TEDxUNL event

 TED, a non-profit devoted to spreading ideas on technology, entertainment and design, is coming to UNL on Sept. 14. Applications for speakers are being accepted until Aug. 15. Tickets are available via lottery; with requests for tickets due Aug. 30. Continue reading…

Originally published August 10, 2012 - Submit an Item