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This year the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Safety Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will present training sessions to adults and children in more than 50 communities ...
The Lincoln Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, and University of Nebraska Police Department are gearing up for a traffic safety campaign in April that will focus on seat-belt use. Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister expressed concern Friday over Lancaster County's reported seat-belt use.

In thoughts penned to commemorate the 1919 semi-centennial anniversary of the University of Nebraska, the state's celebrated daughter Louise Pound extolled the pioneer plainsmen as dreamers who, even during the settlement's infancy, aspired equally towards material and intellectual well-being.
New research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is bringing tractor testing into the modern era. Though tractor technology has changed rapidly, the testing techniques used on the machines have not changed in several decades, said Santosh Pitla, project lead and assistant professor in biological ...
Lawmakers Reject Push for Deeper University of Nebraska Cuts. A state funding plan for the University of Nebraska is dividing lawmakers, with some arguing for deeper budget cuts than what was advanced by a legislative committee. March 21, 2018, at 7:09 p.m.. Lawmakers Reject Push for Deeper University of Nebraska ...
Unfortunately, when LB944 came up for debate last week on General File we never got the opportunity to talk about funding for the University of Nebraska. However, I have filed an amendment to the bill so that this will be the first topic up for debate when LB944 comes up for debate on Select File. It is time ...

Back in December, a team of civil engineers at the University of Nebraska used nearly four miles of wiring inside Cather and Pound halls to record information. Now, those wires and sensors are giving them a sweet return. Yijum Liao is a civil engineering graduate student. She said, "We can predict what ...
(AP) -- The University of Nebraska may close an agriculture laboratory to save $1 million a year. The Sioux City Journal reports that closing the 320-acre Haskell Agricultural Laboratory outside Concord is among $9 million in proposed budget cuts put forward by university President Hank Bounds at Gov.
Like most others who attend the University of Nebraska, I am extremely upset to hear about Gov. Pete Ricketts' proposed budget cuts to the University of Nebraska system. Eliminating academic programs and sports teams and limiting funding to vital research organizations will severely damage the ...
Concordia University of Nebraska has received a $10 million donation from the Rupert Dunklau Foundation, the largest donation in the school's 124 years. The money will be the lead gift for a new center for science, math and business at the university in Seward. Construction on the project, which is ...
The Economic Development Council of Buffalo County, the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Kearney Visitors Bureau have serious concerns about the recent and projected cuts to the University of Nebraska system. We particularly are concerned with how these cuts will affect the University of ...
University of Nebraska Medical Center — Munroe-Meyer Institute developmental neuroscience division; the College of Public Health's community-oriented primary care program; the master of science nursing gerontology clinical specialist program; and the master in forensic sciences, which was to start in ...
As a native of this state, a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (I received a Ph.D. in history in 1965), and a retired UNO professor, I find the possible elimination of various University of Nebraska programs appalling, particularly the termination of ...
University of Nebraska-Lincoln President Hank Bounds testifies about budget cuts in the Nebraska State Capitol on Feb. 14. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD- ... I am a Nebraskan, a Lincoln kid and a proud graduate of the geography department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. By now you have the ...
Last year it was an upheaval in the athletic department that made the University of Nebraska a household word. The firing of an athletic director and a head football coach brought replacements and diverted attention away from what was an even bigger issue for the school, the loss of $49 million in state aid ...
The new policy comes on the heels of an incident at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, where Teaching Assistant Courtney Lawton and several other instructors harassed Turning Point USA President Katie Mullen while she recruited for new members, calling her a “neo-fascist Becky” and giving ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska administrators, faculty members, students and their allies are imploring lawmakers to reject the state budget cuts proposed by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Supporters of the university crowded into a legislative hearing Wednesday in hopes of sparing the university from ...

Nebraska's future depends in far-ranging ways on the University of Nebraska. NU, currently with 52,000 students, plays a vital role in workforce development and long-term economic vitality, training Nebraska's next generations of nurses, farmers, teachers, technologists and entrepreneurs, among other ...
University of Nebraska-Lincoln's student government is hosting a “Hate Will Not Win” rally Wednesday to send a message of defiance to their fellow Cornhusker, a self-described white nationalist named Daniel Kleve. The action is just the latest in a string of events over the last nine days that started when a ...
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced Thursday it will not expel a junior who reportedly claims to be “the most active white nationalist in the Nebraska area.” Chancellor Ronnie Green cited the student's free speech protection under the First Amendment. The student, Dan Kleve, became a ...
As free speech on college campuses faces continued attack, Nebraska is taking steps to ensure its own public colleges don't join the censorship parade. Two bills in the unicameral Legislature dealing with the free speech and press rights of students were introduced last month. Republican Sen.
(AP) — Some faculty leaders have told the University of Nebraska president that they want more input in important university decisions. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the UNL Faculty Senate executive committee has criticized the university for making decisions "with little or no faculty input." Faculty ...
The University of Nebraska has a new Board of Regents chairman and vice chairman. The Board of Regents is comprised of eight elected members, who serve six-year terms, representing the citizens of Nebraska. The vice chairman is elected annually by board members and sits a one-year term before ...
A new group of business and community leaders are advocating for the University of Nebraska as it faces significant state budget cuts. The One Nebraska Coalition plans to tell how important the University is to growing the state's workforce, economy and quality of life. Co-chairs of the Coalition include ...
OMAHA, Ne. – Business and community leaders have formed a group to support the University of Nebraska system as budget cuts loom. The group, One Nebraska Coalition, took out newspaper ads across the state over the weekend as part of its effort to share the good news of the university. Gov.
Close to 150 business and community leaders have signed on to a campaign to support the University of Nebraska system. The group, the One Nebraska Coalition, took out newspaper ads across the state over the weekend. Mike Flood, chairman of the group's board, said they want to convey the good ...
A new free-speech policy being implemented on University of Nebraska campuses seeks to help protect and define free sppech rights for students and staff. University Board of Regents member Hal Daub tells KLIN's Coby Mach on Drive Time Lincoln the new policy helps differentiate free-speech, from ...
The Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP) at Chadron State and Wayne State is a unique partnership with the University of Nebraska College of Law that aims to increase access to legal representation for all Nebraskans. Students from rural Nebraska are selected by each of the institutions and ...
Richard received his Bachelor's of Science degree from Kansas State University in 1953, master's degree from the University of Nebraska in 1962, and his doctorate from University of Nebraska in 1972. Richard began his professional career as the assistant extension editor in the Department of Information, ...
LINCOLN, Neb. -- University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds spoke at the Board of Regents meeting Thursday about how he plans to make budget cuts. "I asked the leadership teams on each of our campuses to go back to work with their campuses and bring back to us in a very short period of time, ...
Richard received his Bachelors of Science degree from Kansas State University in 1953, Masters Degree from the University of Nebraska in 1962 and his Doctorate from University of Nebraska in 1972. Richard began his professional career as the Assistant Extension Editor in charge of Press Section, ...
As our hard-working colleagues on the Appropriations Committee and in the Legislature now begin their own budget deliberations, I'm asking them to think differently and boldly about the best path forward for 53,000 University of Nebraska students and the citizens across this state whose daily lives are ...
“What do they believe is the value of being a part of the University of Nebraska? I'll be taking those notes to the legislature, and I also encourage students to write to their senators.” Eby said it's important that UNO students, faculty and staff can provide input on the cuts because “we're the ones who are ...
For Jordan Newman, an average night as a University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus police officer is anything but predictable. Newman, 25, was geared up and ready to patrol the streets of UNL. Equipped with a sophisticated assortment of technology and weapons, a team of dispatchers and a year and a ...
She received a bachelor's degree in Spanish and psychology with high distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her law degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law, where she served as managing editor of the Nebraska Law Review. Ms. McDonald Pence graduated from the ...
The University of Nebraska at Kearney recently announced students who earned a place on the dean's list for the fall 2017 semester. Students who are on the dean's list must have completed 12 credit hours or more of classes with a 3.5 grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale. Students earn a 4.0 for an ...
New University of Nebraska Policy Emphasizes Free Expression. University of Nebraska regents will consider a policy to make its campuses more conducive to the free exchange of ideas following a political incident last year. Jan. 19, 2018, at 2:12 p.m.. New University of Nebraska Policy Emphasizes Free Expression.
The University of Nebraska State Museum will host science labs investigating science and natural history topics through activities and research, through a monthly event called InvestiGate Second Saturday Science Lab. The event, which will be held on the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to ...
Several years ago, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) revised its policies in order to enhance its authority to punish unacceptable speech. Its revised Student Code of Conduct, for example, broadly prohibits “verbal abuse” and endangering the “reputation of any person.” A September 2015 letter from ...
Three University of Nebraska owned trail cameras have been stolen over the past month, Lincoln Police said. The first camera went missing on Nov. 28 when a student was running a project in the wooded area of the Jim Ager Golf Course. The camera, which was inside a metal case with a UNL logo on it, ...
The University of Nebraska system's chief financial officer has accepted a job with the University of South Florida system. Dave Lechner has been CFO for more than 18 years. He also has the title of senior vice president for business and finance. NU President Hank Bounds announced late last week to ...
Robert Michel Jones of Fair Grove was among 1,488 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during commencement exercises Dec. 15 and 16. Jones earned a Master of Science from the Office of Graduate Studies. Gwendolyn M. Combs, associate professor of ...
UNL Research Technologist Dave Scoby (left) and Phenotyping Facilities Manager Vincent Stoerger prepare to deploy the state's only Spidercam loaded with multiple cameras and sensors. Television networks in many cases deploy similar cameras perched over football fields. ERIC GREGORY, Journal ...
Like most others who attend the University of Nebraska, I am extremely upset to hear about Gov. Pete Ricketts' proposed budget cuts to the University of Nebraska system. Eliminating academic programs and sports teams and limiting funding to vital research organizations will severely damage the ...
A group of community members and business leaders have created a statewide coalition called One Nebraska to advocate for the University of Nebraska, its students and its role in growing the workforce and economy, according to a press release sent by the coalition. One Nebraska, which was created ...
Lindsay Meyer of Sabetha has been named to the Dean's List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2017-18 academic year. Meyer, a sophomore interior design major, was named to the Dean's List for the College of Architecture.
The UNL Department of Agricultural Economics is asking farmers and ranchers for help in compiling its annual report on Nebraska Farm Custom rates. Every year many farmers and ranchers inquire about prevailing rates paid for custom farm machine operations. The Nebraska Farm Custom Rates reports ...
Some state senators and University of Nebraska officials are working on separate proposals with a similar goal: free speech on campus. Proving that the pendulum of politics and opinion is ever-swaying, the legislative push for a free speech manifesto comes largely from conservatives. They believe their ...
Kearey High School students to tour University of Nebraska Medical Center SIM truck Tuesday ... students at Kearney High School and students in the Kearney Community Learning Center's after-school program will tour the University of Nebraska Medical Center's mobile simulation labs on Tuesday.
LINCOLN — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents unanimously approved room and board rate increases Tuesday for 2018-19 throughout the NU system. Rates generally will rise from 2 percent at the lowest to 3.5 percent at the highest, although they vary by campus and plan, and there may be ...


 

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