UNL News Releases: Announcements

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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 …
UNL's Aaron Calderon earns Goldwater scholarship
Aaron Calderon, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior majoring in mathematics and philosophy, has been awarded a Goldwater scholarship for his mathematics research for the 2016-17 academic year. A federally endowed agency, the Goldwater Foundation…
Zaborowski named Nebraska Alumni Association executive director
Shelley Zaborowski has been appointed executive director of the Nebraska Alumni Association. Bill Mueller, president of the association's executive board, announced Zaborowski's appointment today. "Shelley has demonstrated solid leadership as inter…
26 UNL undergraduates named Chancellor's Scholars
Twenty-six UNL seniors will be recognized as Chancellor's Scholars during the All-University Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. April 12 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Chancellor's Scholars are students who graduated in December or who will recei…
Perlman announces plans to step down in 2016
After a decade and a half of leadership at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in which he guided the university through an era of growth and progress, Chancellor Harvey Perlman has announced he will step down as chancellor on June 30, 2016. Perlman …
UNL to induct 8 into Nebraska Hall of Computing
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will celebrate the newest inductees into the Nebraska Hall of Computing on April 10. The 2015 group includes eight members with ties to the state who have made sig…
62 UNL students receive stipends for summer research projects
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has awarded stipends to 62 undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer. UNL's Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) Program supports undergraduates to wor…


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