Today@UNL | Forecast changes commencement plans; Recycling efforts set campus record

Former UNL chancellor Roy Young dies

Roy A. Young (Courtesy Oregon State University)Roy A. Young, UNL chancellor from 1976-80, died April 19, in Corvallis, Ore. During his time at UNL, Young oversaw the transition of the College of Dentistry to UNMC, recommended journalism separate from the College of Arts and Sciences, and led an initiative to increase research funding. Continue reading…

Recycling efforts set campus record

Prabs Shrestha (center), a recycling coordinator for UNL, guides volunteers during a Husker football gameday recycling effort. (Courtesy photo)For the first time in UNL's 144-year history, the university has recorded a recycling rate greater than 50 percent. According to UNL's recycling coordinators, the unviersity achieved a 51 percent recycling rate in 2012. The total is a 10 percent increase from 2011. Continue reading…

Surplus auction is May 4 at new location

The next UNL surplus inventory auction is 9 a.m. May 4. The auction will be at a new location at 4620 Hartley St. (near 48th and Fremont streets). Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for viewing. The auction, which is open to the public, closes at 4 p.m. Continue reading…

Originally published May 2, 2013 - Submit an Item