Today@UNL | UNL nets 300+ positive national news appearances in 2012; Alvarez named UNOPA boss of year

A UNL student helps a child with homework during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day outreach project in 2011. Three UNL researchers are identifying the economic value of Nebraska's investments into early childhood development programs.
A UNL student helps a child with homework during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day outreach project in 2011. Three UNL researchers are identifying the economic value of Nebraska's investments into early childhood development programs.

Researchers studying economic impacts of early childhood investments

A UNL research team has started a study to identify the economic value of Nebraska’s investments in early childhood. The team — Lisa Knoche, David Rosenbaum and Eric Thompson — hopes the project will help with the state's future policymaking. Continue reading…

Alvarez named UNOPA's boss of the year

Timothy AlvarezTimothy Alvarez, assistant vice chancellor for Student Affairs, was named Boss of the Year during the UNOPA luncheon on Nov. 13. Letters of support indicated that Alvarez motivates others by taking an interest in their professional and personal growth. Continue reading…

UNOPA presents annual Oldt honors

UNL's Tamera Brennan, Karen Jackson and Cheryl Wemhoff received awards during the Nov. 13 University of Nebraska Office Professionals luncheon. Brennan received the Oldt Outstanding Staff award. Jackson and Wemhoff received the Oldt Silver Pen Award. Continue reading…

Marathon training classes offered

    Two 17-week classes begin Jan. 15 and 17 at Campus Rec Center to help students and CREC members train for a full or half marathon. Program includes group runs, nutrition, yoga sessions, and a running shirt. Registration for the 2013 Lincoln Marathon opened Dec. 8. Continue reading…

Originally published January 3, 2013 - Submit an Item