UNL News Releases: Students

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UNL students win Online Journalism Award as part of News21 team
Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students, as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 national investigation team, have won the Online News Association award in the student projects pro-am category. They …
Fossil find: UNL undergraduate discovers new mammal species
During her first fossil-hunting trip, University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Carissa Raymond found a specimen of a previously unknown mammal species from about 65 million years ago. Raymond, a junior geology and geography major from Seward, was one …
Applications sought for Nebraska Young Artist Awards
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 19th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards. The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music…
Hundreds of engineering students to experience 'Norfolk Area Game Day'
The Norfolk, Nebraska, area is getting ready for "game day" on Oct. 9 when more than 500 first-year University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering students will tour businesses and industries in the community. Organized by the Norfolk Area Ec…
Olson, Schneider crowned Homecoming king, queen
Seniors Tommy Olson of Julesburg, Colorado, and Maggie Schneider of Aurora were crowned king and queen at UNL's Homecoming celebration. Olson and Schneider, who were elected in a vote of the UNL student body on Sept. 24, were crowned on the field at …
UNL management class seeks proposals for charitable grants
Local nonprofit organizations have until Oct. 16 to submit proposed projects for funding through a University of Nebraska-Lincoln management class that teaches philanthropy. Using a $10,000 grant from the Learning by Giving Foundation, students in t…
20 seniors chosen as Homecoming royalty finalists
Twenty senior students have been selected as UNL Homecoming royalty finalists. The homecoming king and queen will be elected by the student body in an online vote on Thursday, Sept. 24. They will be crowned Sept. 26 at halftime of the Nebraska vs. S…
UNL to celebrate Homecoming with 'Heroic Huskers'
This year's University of Nebraska-Lincoln Homecoming week begins Sept. 20 and will carry the theme "Heroic Huskers Homecoming" throughout the week. A 5K fun run and walk will open the week's activities at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20. All UNL students, …
UNL enrollment climbs to all-time high of 25,260
This fall's student body at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is the largest in the history of the university. UNL announced today that fall 2015 enrollment is 25,260 students, surpassing the previous high enrollment of 25,075 in 1982. It is the th…
Cornhusker Marching Band makes debut on Saturday
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 299-member Cornhusker Marching Band makes its 2015 debut Saturday at Memorial Stadium with pregame and halftime performances at Nebraska's football season opener against Brigham Young University. This year's band…
Cirque Zuma Zuma to perform two free shows for UNL students
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present African Cirque troupe and America's Got Talent finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3-4. Tickets are free for all UNL students and can be reserved through…
UNL reshapes, expands support for international students
Walking up a Lincoln airport jetway -- having traveled nearly 15,000 miles, spending 42 hours in planes and airports, and just five hours late after a missed flight -- Raihanah Hassim had a single wish. "I really hoped for a welcome sign," Hassim sa…
UNL to grant nearly 750 degrees in Aug. 15 ceremony
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will grant degrees to nearly 750 students during the summer all-university commencement ceremony Aug. 15 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Shane Farritor, Lederer Professor of Engineering, will deliver the commencement addre…
2 ROTC cadets to receive military commissions Aug. 14-15
Two cadets in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps will receive military commissions in ceremonies Aug. 14-15. Martina T. Stangler of Bellevue will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force at 2:30 p.m. A…
Ag engineers to showcase tractors at Sunday with a Scientist event
The University of Nebraska State Museum’s August Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will showcase quarter-scale tractors and the science behind them. The program will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Morrill Ha…


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