UNL News Releases: Announcements

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Pound Hall to remain open during 2015-16 academic year
Pound Residence Hall will again be open to University of Nebraska-Lincoln students this fall, university housing officials said. This is the second consecutive year that Pound, which had originally been taken offline in early 2014, has remained open…
UNL suspends chapter of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended its chapter of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity for two years, according to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan N. Franco. “There is evidence to support the need to address issues of climate and cu…
UNL taps Stanford's Stephen Cooper to lead Raikes School
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected Stephen C. Cooper as the executive director of the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management. Cooper is associate professor teaching in the Computer Science Department at Stanford Uni…
Prairie Schooner names 2015 book prize winners
Prairie Schooner at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected the winners for its annual book awards for poetry and short fiction. Safiya Sinclair has won the book prize in poetry for her manuscript "Cannibal," chosen by guest judges David Bak…
East Campus rec center to open July 13
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will complete a five-year, $23 million renovation of campus recreation facilities with the July 13 opening of the Recreation and Wellness Center on East Campus. The new, $14.89 million East Campus project is part o…
UNL finishes fourth in Hearst Awards Program standings
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications finished fourth in the nation the 2014-2015 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. More than 100 accredited undergraduate journalism schools are eligible to participate in …
NOAA's new drought center to expand UNL's drought expertise
A top federal official this week announced plans for the establishment of a new Drought Risk Management Research Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The new center will help state and local government be better prepared to respond to d…
UNL earns Innovation and Economic Prosperity University designation
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today designated the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University, recognizing UNL's strong commitment to economic engagement. The designation acknowledges u…
Spring semester Deans' List, Honor Roll named
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans' List and Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Qualification for the Dean's List varies among the eight undergraduate colleges and the Honor Roll for undeclared s…
NU State Museum announces fundraising, lead gifts for major new exhibits
Visitors to the University of Nebraska State Museum will soon be able to experience Nebraska and natural history in entirely new ways because of major enhancements in store for the iconic museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The museum has …
Clifton Foundation, Gallup donate $30M to UNL CBA for Don Clifton Strengths Institute
The Clifton Foundation and Gallup today announced a $30 million gift to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to establish the Don Clifton Strengths Institute to further the mission of the late Donald O. Clifton through a long-term partnership with the …
Nebraska Extension: Poultry events canceled across Nebraska
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has canceled all poultry events across Nebraska through Jan. 1, 2016, as an effort to prevent the spread of the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. The decision was made following discussions with Nebraska E…
Columbus teacher selected as Battey Award recipient
High school students often dread taking a chemistry class. But not Jane Dusel-Misfeldt's students. On Friday, May 29, the Scotus Central Catholic High School teacher from Columbus will receive the 2015 Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award. Pres…
NU State Museum, Quilt House to participate as Blue Star Museums
The University of Nebraska State Museum-Morrill Hall and the International Quilt Study Center and Museum are two of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration w…
Sheldon announces 24th season of Jazz in June
The Sheldon Art Association, in collaboration with the Lied Center for Performing Arts and the Glenn Korff School of Music, will bring New Orleans jazz to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 24th season of Jazz in June. The 2015 concert serie…


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