UNL News Releases: Announcements

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Mahtem Shiferraw earns Prairie Schooner / African Poetry Book Fund prize
The African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner have announced that Ethiopian-American poet Mahtem Shiferraw is the winner of the 2015 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets for her manuscript Fuchsia. Shiferraw will receive $1,000 and pu…
UNL online programs earn high rankings from U.S. News & World Report
Four University of Nebraska-Lincoln online programs were recognized in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Online Programs rankings released Jan. 7. The university's online graduate education, bachelor of s…
Nearly 1,500 receive degrees at UNL commencement exercises
Nearly 1,500 graduates will receive degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at ceremonies Dec. 19 and 20. Daniel G. Linzell, Voelte-Keegan Professor and Chair of the UNL Department of Civil Engineeri…
3 from ROTC to receive military commissions Dec. 19-20
Three cadets in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps will receive military commissions in ceremonies this weekend in the auditorium of the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. All…
Great Plains book prize renamed, upped to $10,000
Since 2005 the University of Nebraska's Center for Great Plains Studies has acknowledged outstanding works of nonfiction with its annual book prize. Starting this year, the prize's name has been changed …
UNL's Woollam is named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
John Woollam, George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Woollam, an internationally …
Some UNL venues to be open during holiday closedown
There will be no classes and most offices will be closed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the university's annual holiday shutdown Dec. 24-Jan. 4. Several venues, however, will be open to the public at least some of the…
UNL's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute gets second $1 million grant
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has earned a second $1 million grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation. The award will be used to support the needs of OLLI's growi…
John Breslow Ice Hockey Center groundbreaking is Dec. 13
A groundbreaking ceremony for the John Breslow Ice Hockey Center will be 11 a.m. Dec. 13. The site for the facility at the southwest corner of Haymarket Park is prepared for construction to begin mid-January with an anticipated ope…
Nigeria's amu nnadi wins inaugural Glenna Luschei Prize
The collection, "through the window of a sandcastle" by Nigerian poet amu nnadi (Origami Books/Parresia Publishers Ltd., 2013), has been named the winner of the inaugural Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry by the African Poetr…
Project Impact Lincoln names 3 grant winners
Three Lincoln nonprofit organizations have been awarded grants from the Learning by Giving Foundation as part of Project Impact Lincoln conducted by students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration. …
3-2-1 Quick Pitch awards seven $1,000 prizes at UNL
Nearly 70 students had the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills through a short "quick pitch" proposal to a panel of entrepreneurial experts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Coll…
African Poetry Book Fund names 3 finalists for 2014 Glenna Luschei Prize
The African Poetry Book Fund, in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's literary journal Prairie Schooner, has named three finalists for the inaugural Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry. …
Nebraska Master Naturalist program announces 2015 training sessions
The Nebraska Master Naturalist program has announced its 2015 schedule of training sessions. "The Nebraska Master Naturalist program is an adult education program, providing volunteers with hands-on experien…
UNL's Green named to national task force on agricultural antibiotics
Ronnie D. Green, IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska vice president, was appointed Wednesday to a national task force that will advise the federal government on the use of an…


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