UNL News Releases: Announcements

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UNL time capsule yields rare manuscript on pioneering female chemist
For Mark Griep and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community, Rachel Lloyd was an enigma. It was in a passing conversation in 1997 that Griep, associate professor of chemistry, learned that Lloyd had been…
'Project Impact Lincoln' accepting proposals for $10,000 grant
A management class at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accepting proposals from local nonprofit organizations to receive as much as $10,000 in funding from the Learning by Giving Foundation. This semes…
Matt Joeckel named Nebraska state geologist
Robert Matt Joeckel of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been named Nebraska state geologist. He succeeds Mark Kuzila, who stepped down after 16 years in the position. "Matt is an outstanding scientist …
Statement from University of Nebraska-Lincoln regarding Title IX complaint
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln issued the following statement upon receiving notice of a Title IX complaint regarding a reported off-campus sexual assault: “On Monday, Oct. 6, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln received a letter from the Depar…
UNL to offer faculty voluntary separation incentives at age 62
Some University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty will be eligible to choose early retirement under a Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP) to be offered this fall. Through this program, the university will offer partial salary b…
Shelby Kruse, Jeffrey Story crowned Homecoming royalty at UNL
Seniors Shelby Kruse of Lincoln and Jeffrey Story of Omaha were crowned Homecoming queen and king at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln tonight. Their coronation took place at halftime of Nebraska's home football game vs. Illinois …
'Peter and the Starcatcher' moves Lied Center performance to March 23
The performance of Broadway smash hit "Peter and the Starcatcher" at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 23. The five-time Tony Award winner was originally s…
University of Nebraska-Lincoln climbs in U.S. News & World Report ranks
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln moved into the Top 100 among top national universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 best-colleges rankings. UNL, which shares the No. 99 spot with three other universities, had landed at No.…
Hudl creates scholarship for UNL's Raikes School students
Scholarships to help the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recruit and educate more top information technology and business students is the focus of a $500,000 gift from Nebraska sports technology company Hudl. …
Novelist/poet Chris Abani to replace Tretheway in Wednesday lecture
Award-winning writer, playwright and TED speaker Chris Abani will deliver the 19th annual Governor's Lecture in the Humanities at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. He will replace Natasha T…
Biggest freshman class in 35 years pushes UNL's enrollment past 25,000
Powered by its largest freshman class in 35 years, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's total enrollment reached 25,006 students in fall 2014 -- a 2.3 percent increase over last year and the second-highest enrollment in the univers…
Digital 'dream team' launches project to study 1 million novels
A "dream team" of digital humanities researchers that includes Matthew Jockers of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will study the development of the novel, thanks to a $1.8 million grant from the Canadian government. …
Scholarships to be renamed in honor of Marty Riemenschneider
Dean Maria Marron of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications has renamed scholarships funded by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association as the George M. "Marty" Riemenschneider Nebraska Broadc…
Team to lead NEH-funded project to digitize Cather letters
Last year, the private musings of Willa Cather were made available to the masses for the first time in a book co-edited by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Andrew Jewell. About 550 of the author's letter…
UNL wins $11.3 million NIH grant for obesity research center
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has earned an $11.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a research center focused on understanding nutrition and obesity at the molecular level. …


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