UNL News Releases: Students

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UNL finishes fourth in Hearst Awards Program standings
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications finished fourth in the nation the 2014-2015 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. More than 100 accredited undergraduate journalism schools are eligible to participate in …
Spring semester Deans' List, Honor Roll named
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans' List and Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Qualification for the Dean's List varies among the eight undergraduate colleges and the Honor Roll for undeclared s…
40 UNL students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
Lincoln, Neb., June 8, 2015 -- Forty University of Nebraska-Lincoln students were initiated into membership in Phi Beta Kappa on April 30. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest academic honor society, recognizing and encouraging a commitment to exce…
Study signals risk factors for gang involvement among Native youths
Over the last three decades, street gangs have seeped into rural areas -- including Native reservations, where youth gang involvement has been steadily rising since the 1990s. In a recently published study, UNL sociology graduate student Dane Hautal…
New senators elected to UNL student government
University of Nebraska-Lincoln students elected a new slate of officers and senators this spring for the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska, the student government body. The students will represent their colleges or provide leaders…
Nearly 3,000 degrees to be awarded during UNL commencement exercises
Editor's note: The list incorporates changes from the errata sheet issued Friday, May 8. Lincoln, Neb., May 8, 2015 -- Nearly 3,000 degrees will be awarded during commencement exercises May 8 and 9 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Patricia Cr…
19 ROTC cadets to receive military commissions May 8-9
Nineteen cadets in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps will receive military commissions in ceremonies May 8 and 9 at the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. Rooms will be posted. Seven cadets in Air Force ROTC will be …
UNL to award nearly 3,000 degrees May 8-9
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's May commencement exercises will be May 8-9 at Pinnacle Bank Arena and the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The arena, at 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive, will host the ceremony for students earning graduate and professi…
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to address UNL College of Law graduates May 9
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. -- author, environmental activist and accomplished environmental attorney -- will deliver the commencement address to the graduates of the University of Nebraska College of Law at 3 p.m. May 9 at the Lied Center for Performing A…
UNL to launch Student Veterans Resource Center
This fall, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's student veteran population will have a home base to support them with all aspects of university life. UNL's new Student Veterans Resource Center will be located in the Nebraska Union and will be aimed …
UNL's Maggie Dawson earns Boren award to study in Mozambique
Maggie Dawson believes in the importance of nutrition -- not only to individuals, but to countries. Acting on this premise, the senior nutrition and health sciences major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Honors Program student applied for a…
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 …
Nebraska alumni to be recognized at awards banquet May 7
The Nebraska Alumni Association will recognize 20 accomplished University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumni, seven promising students and an outstanding family at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet May 7 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 20…
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…
College of Engineering to host E-Day Open House April 17
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering's annual E-Day Open House will take place Friday, April 17, at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive in Lincoln. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p…


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