UNL News Releases: Students

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3-2-1 Quick Pitch draws record number of competitors
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the seventh annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition Nov. 19 in the Memorial Stadium west skyboxes. Seventy students were selected to pitch their business ideas out of 150 applicants, …
29 students named to 'Franco's List' for character, integrity
Twenty-nine University of Nebraska-Lincoln students were recognized earlier this month as outstanding agents of character and integrity by being named to "Franco's List." Students who attain the highest level of academic achievement are recognized b…
Math Day to draw more than 1,600 students to UNL
More than 100 Nebraska high schools will bring 1,657 students to the 26th annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln Math Day Nov. 19, hosted by the UNL Department of Mathematics. Math Day is a competition that recognizes high school students and excepti…
University of Nebraska-Lincoln to go Styrofoam free in 2016
A student government initiative will result in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln eliminating the use of polystyrene -- also known as Styrofoam -- for food packaging in 2016. The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska spurred the sust…
Students can compete for cash prizes at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch on Nov. 19
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship will host the seventh annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Memorial Stadium west skyboxes. Student competitors are given three minutes to pitch a new busi…
UNL students win 2 South Central Broadcasting Society grand prizes
University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications broadcasting students and members of the National Broadcasting Society were awarded two grand prizes at the South Central Broadcasting Society conference and award ceremony …
NSF Noyce grant to fund UNL scholarships for future science teachers
A three-year, $799,890 National Science Foundation grant awarded to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be used to help meet the growing need for high school and middle school science teachers. The Phase II Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grant…
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, …


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