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Sep 28 2023
Lincoln Journal Star: NU plans $450M remake of Memorial Stadium, including new South Stadium

The University of Nebraska unveiled plans for a $450 million renovation of Memorial Stadium on Sept. 28. The project would feature a ground-up rebuild of South Stadium, the installation of chair-back seats in East and West stadiums, and improvements to accessibility. The Board of Regents will vote on the project Oct. 5. Stories on the proposed renovation have appeared in KETV, KFAB, KLIN, KLKN, KMTV, KOLN/KGIN, the Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska Examiner, Omaha World-Herald, Rural Radio Network, WOWT, The Athletic, Sports Illustrated and other media outlets.

Sep 27 2023
St. Louis Public Radio: Congress will miss farm bill deadline. What does it matter?

Brad Lubben, extension associate professor of agricultural economics, was interviewed for a Sept. 27 St. Louis Public Radio story on Congress likely missing the September farm bill deadline. He said December is “really the imminent deadline.”

Sep 27 2023
High Plains Journal: Husker team IDs tools for cattle growth

Husker scientists have begun a federally funded study to deepen the understanding of links between genetics and cattle growth efficiency. The study will focus on cattle’s mitochondria, cell components whose biochemical activity produces most of the body’s energy for cell function. High Plains Journal ran a Sept. 27 article on the research.

Sep 26 2023
Straight Arrow News: Law professor analyzes Newsom's call for constitutional convention

Eric Berger, Dunlap Distinguished Professor of Law, was interviewed for a Sept. 26 Straight Arrow News story on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent call for a federal constitutional convention. Berger said such a convention could be dangerous. “I think one of the things that’s so dangerous about this is that nobody knows,” he said. “And we’re so politically polarized right now that I don’t think we would even agree on the ground rules, which could make it really deeply contentious and potentially even dangerous.”

Sep 26 2023
KOLN/KGIN: Disney's 'Aladdin' makes debut at Lied Center Oct. 3-8

The Lied Center for Performing Arts’ 2023-24 Glenn Korff Broadway Series kicks off with an eight-show run of Disney’s “Aladdin” from Oct. 3-8, KOLN/KGIN reported Sept. 26. Bill Stephan, the Lied’s executive director, was interviewed live about the musical.

Sep 25 2023
Nebraska Examiner: Growing pessimism found in latest Nebraska Rural Poll

Rural Nebraskans are increasingly pessimistic about their current and future well-being, according to the 2023 Nebraska Rural Poll. Stories on the poll results have appeared in KETV, Nebraska Examiner and the Rural Radio Network.

Sep 25 2023
KOLN/KGIN: Growing pessimism seen in latest annual poll of rural Nebraskans

Rural Nebraskans are increasingly pessimistic about their current and future well-being, according to the 2023 Nebraska Rural Poll. Stories on the poll results have appeared in KETV, KOLN/KGIN, Nebraska Examiner and the Rural Radio Network.

Sep 24 2023
Omaha World-Herald: $10M grant will help green up Nebraska communities

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum have received $10 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement a program in Nebraska’s disadvantaged communities that will help plant more trees, remove dead ones and improve tree industry workforce development, the Omaha World-Herald reported Sept. 24. Hanna Pinneo, the NSA’s executive director, and John Erixson, Nebraska state forester, were quoted in the story.

Sep 24 2023
Lincoln Journal Star: NU reviewing budget to look for efficiencies, invest in priorities

The University of Nebraska has begun taking stock of employees, programs and the effectiveness of several non-academic offices as part of a budget review announced earlier this year, the Lincoln Journal Star reported Sept. 24. A Sept. 21 message to the university system by President Ted Carter was cited in the story.

Sep 24 2023
Lincoln Journal Star: Budget model long in the works at UNL put on hold

A new model for managing the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s budget is now on hold, the Lincoln Journal Star reported Sept. 24. The hybrid “responsibility center management” model would involve the majority of every tuition dollar paid following students to the academic college in which they are enrolled. Mike Zeleny, vice chancellor for business and finance, was cited in the story.

Sep 23 2023
KOLN/KGIN: Vanderfords perform as Blues Brothers with Cornhusker Marching Band

Jacob Vanderford, a junior sports media and communication, and advertising and public relations major, and his father, John, a TV personality for KOLN/KGIN, performed as the Blues Brothers during the Cornhusker Marching Band’s halftime performance Sept. 23 at Memorial Stadium. KOLN/KGIN aired a story on the performance.

Sep 22 2023
Lincoln Journal Star: UNL Wind Ensemble's 'Lawn Games' concert is Sept. 28

The university’s Wind Ensemble will present an outdoor concert titled “Lawn Games” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in Sheldon Museum of Art’s sculpture garden, the Lincoln Journal Star reported Sept. 22. The concert is free and open to the public.