UNL News Releases: Announcements

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09/27/2014
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 …
09/23/2014
'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…
03/23/2015
09/9/2014
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.…
09/9/2014
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. …
09/8/2014
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…
09/10/2014
09/8/2014
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…
09/4/2014
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. …
08/29/2014
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…
08/27/2014
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…
08/25/2014
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. …
08/22/2014
Memorial Stadium policies set for 2014
Fans attending University of Nebraska home football games at Memorial Stadium this fall will experience an improved stadium sound system, and enhancements to Wi-Fi and cell phone services. The enhanced Wi-Fi…
08/21/2014
Sheldon Museum of Art seeks student docents
Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks student docents to give tours of exhibitions to college classes and community groups during the 2014-15 academic year. Undergraduate and grad…
08/19/2014
Single tickets on sale for Lied Center 25th anniversary season
Single tickets for performances during the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 25th anniversary season are now on sale to the public. Patrons can purchase tickets in person at the Lied Center, 301 N. 12th St. on the University of Nebr…
08/15/2014
Nearly 800 to receive UNL degrees at Aug. 16 ceremony
Nearly 800 graduates will receive degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in an Aug. 16 ceremony at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Susan Sheridan, George Holmes University Professor of Educational Psychology a…
08/16/2014
08/13/2014
Wally Mason selected as new Sheldon Museum of Art director
Wally Mason, director and chief curator of the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University in Milwaukee, will become director of the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Oct. 15, UNL Chancellor Harvey P…

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