UNL News Releases: Announcements

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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…
Lied Center announces 2015-16 season schedule
The Lied Center for Performing Arts will kick off its 2015-16 schedule Sept. 24-25 with one of the most enduring Broadway shows of all-time, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." The season is also set to feature legendary crooner Tony Ben…
Sheldon, Lied receive National Endowment for the Arts grants
The National Endowment for the Arts has announced $20,000 awards for the Sheldon Museum of Art and the Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The award to Sheldon will support an initiative to photograph and digitize …
Fenn's 'History of the Mandan People' wins Great Plains book prize
Elizabeth A. Fenn's "Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People" has won this year's Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize from the University of Nebraska's Center for Great Plains Studies. The book tells the s…
UNL to launch Student Veterans Resource Center
This fall, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's student veteran population will have a home base to support them with all aspects of university life. UNL's new Student Veterans Resource Center will be located in the Nebraska Union and will be aimed …
Tony-winning 'Gentleman's Guide' coming to Lied for six-show run
The 2014 Tony Award winner for best musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder," will launch its first national tour in September, including a six-show run at the Lied Center for Performing Arts from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1. The tour route includes st…
Cooper Foundation provides $200,000 for NIC maker space
The Cooper Foundation of Lincoln has provided a grant of $200,000 to support the Nebraska Innovation Studio, a 16,000-square-foot maker space in the Innovation Commons Building at Nebraska Innovation Campus. "This charter investment in Nebraska Inno…
UNL wins $9.6 million NSF grant for nanotech research center
Media availability: Reporters are invited to cover a celebration of this major NSF grant. Speakers include Evgeny Tsymbal, UNL physics professor and center director; Chancellor Harvey Perlman; and Prem Paul, vice chancellor for Research and Economic …
5 UNL students, 2 alternates chosen for Fulbright grants
Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grants and two students have been named alternates for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Fulbright ETA Program is a nationally competitive award that …
Himes, Payne named outstanding student leaders
Annie Himes of Omaha and Jeremy Payne of Lincoln have received UNL's 2015 Outstanding Student Leadership Awards. Juan Franco, vice chancellor for student affairs, presented the awards during an April 10 ceremony at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Mu…
Great Plains Studies announces Distinguished Book Prize finalists
The Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska has announced the finalists for this year's Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize. The four books selected by a panel of judges are "American Carnage: Wounded Knee 1890" …
UNL's Annie Himes wins prestigious $30,000 Truman Scholarship
As a child, Annie Himes saw herself piloting social change as president of the United States. Now, as a University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior, she's got a bit of a different take: She still has the desire to leave her mark on social issues, but she'…
Ronnie Green appointed interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs
Ronnie Green, Harlan Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and vice president of agriculture and natural resources for the NU system, has been appointed to the position of interim …
Law college addition to enhance student legal clinics
A $4.5 million addition to the University of Nebraska College of Law to open in fall 2016 will literally move the college's clinical programs front and center. The 14,000-square-foot addition, to house the college's four legal clinics and allow for …


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