UNL News Releases: Students

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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…
Law College hosts International Client Consultation Competition
The University of Nebraska College of Law will host teams of law students from 20 countries during the Louis M. Brown/Forrest S. Mosten Client Consultation Competition from April 15-18. The Brown-Mosten competition is an international contest in whi…
UNL's Annie Himes wins prestigious $30,000 Truman Scholarship
As a child, Annie Himes saw herself piloting social change as president of the United States. Now, as a University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior, she's got a bit of a different take: She still has the desire to leave her mark on social issues, but she'…
Law college addition to enhance student legal clinics
A $4.5 million addition to the University of Nebraska College of Law to open in fall 2016 will literally move the college's clinical programs front and center. The 14,000-square-foot addition, to house the college's four legal clinics and allow for …
UNL's Aaron Calderon earns Goldwater scholarship
Aaron Calderon, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior majoring in mathematics and philosophy, has been awarded a Goldwater scholarship for his mathematics research for the 2016-17 academic year. A federally endowed agency, the Goldwater Foundation…
1,800-plus UNL students to be recognized during Honors Convocation
More than 1,800 UNL students will be honored during the All-University Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. April 12 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Students are recognized at the Honors Convocation for their cumulative academic achievements (compar…


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