UNL News Releases: Announcements

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02/12/2016
Safety and health organizations to join Nebraska Innovation Campus
Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. Dan Duncan, executive director of NIC, said Great Plains Safety and Health Organization and the Nebraska Safety Center will move into space on campus early this year. The Great Plains Safety an…
02/8/2016
Nearly 4,500 UNL students named to Deans' List/List of Distinguished Students
Nearly 4,500 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students for the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Qualification for the Deans' List varies among the eight underg…
02/4/2016
Safia Elhillo wins 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize
Safia Elhillo has been named the winner of the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets for her manuscript "Asmarani." The Sillerman Prize is given by the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner, the literary journal of the University …
02/1/2016
E.N. Thompson lecture rescheduled for Feb. 23
Due to expected winter weather, the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues lecture by Sheryl WuDunn that was originally planned for Feb. 2 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23. WuDunn will deliver her speech, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression in…
02/23/2016
01/29/2016
Report: University of Nebraska's annual economic impact is $3.9 billion
The teaching, research and outreach activities of the University of Nebraska annually generate more than $3.9 billion for Nebraska's economy, according to an independent new analysis of the university's significant and far-reaching impact on the econ…
01/28/2016
Lied, nonprofits launch 'Grumble Project' to combat childhood hunger
The Lincoln Community Foundation, Lied Center for Performing Arts and Food Bank of Lincoln are joining forces in a communitywide initiative centered on finding a long-term, sustainable solution to childhood hunger in Lancaster County. The Grumble Pr…
01/21/2016
Kobus Moolman wins African Poetry Book Fund's Luschei Prize
The African Poetry Book Fund has named Kobus Moolman's collection "A Book of Rooms" (Deep South, 2014) the winner of the 2015 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry, which includes a $5,000 award. The entries were judged by award-winning poet and …
01/20/2016
UNL to lead network studying early education policy, practices
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has earned $6.5 million to shape Nebraska early childhood practices and policies, while leading a national network committed to improving children's outcomes. The project is part of the multi-institutional Early Le…
01/19/2016
Farm Credit Services of America gives $100K to UNL for science, ag literacy
To help more Nebraska students of all ages gain an understanding of science and agriculture, Farm Credit Services of America has given $100,000 to bolster the Science Literacy Initiative at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The gift to the Univers…
01/15/2016
Virtual Incision LLC to locate at Nebraska Innovation Campus
Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. Dan Duncan, executive director of NIC, said today that Virtual Incision Corp. will move into space on campus in early 2016. Virtual Incision is a startup company founded by faculty members at…
01/12/2016
U.S. News ranks four UNL online programs among nation's best
Four University of Nebraska-Lincoln online programs have been recognized in U.S. News and World Report's 2016 Best Online Programs rankings. The university's online graduate education, bachelor of science in applied science, master of business admin…
01/11/2016
Adele Hall Learning Commons offers high-tech space for UNL students
A newly completed $10 million space at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where students can gather and collaborate 24 hours a day opened Jan. 11 and will be named in honor of alumna Adele Coryell Hall. Located on the first floor of Love Library Nor…
01/7/2016
Media Advisory: Tour of new Learning Commons at Love Library
Members of the media are invited to join a guided tour of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's newest academic hub -- the Learning Commons at Love Library. The tour will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, at the south entrance of the Learning Commons …
01/11/2016
01/6/2016
IANR establishes Nebraska State Climate Office
The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has established the Nebraska State Climate Office within the UNL School of Natural Resources. The office will serve as the primary source of climate information …
01/4/2016
UNL Confucius Institute recognized as model institute
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Confucius Institute has been named a model institute by the Office of Chinese Language Council International, known as Hanban, a part of the Chinese Ministry of Education. The honor, which recognizes excellence i…

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