It's the second year NU has offered to waive the $45 application fee, as the university seeks to expand access and affordability, particularly for new Nebraska students.
“It’s a sign things from the surface are moving vertically,” said Shannon Bartelt-Hunt, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Engineering.
Enrollment dropped 2.7% at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln compared to last year, a figure the flagship campus attributed to a 13.5% dip in international students as well as a record 3,600 degrees awarded last spring.
Several fraternities and sororities have hung banners on their houses, and the fledgling 'kNOw MORE' organization has sold more than 850 shirts, with proceeds going to Voices of Hope.
A total of 46,639 alumni, friends, foundations and corporations gave to the NU Foundation in the 2020-21 fiscal year to support scholarships for students, faculty positions and athletics.
A NU regent was charged with a felony count of witness tampering on allegations he encouraged a former Nebraska football player to not testify on behalf of a weightlifting coach accused of rape.
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside a UNL fraternity house Tuesday evening, rhythmically chanting "kick him out" at a fraternity member who was accused of rape.
"I think because we are the greatest country in the world," Batool Ibrahim said, "we should be able to lay out all of our cards and see what happened in this country and talk about it."
All four student governments in the University of Nebraska system passed legislation calling on the Board of Regents to reject a resolution from Regent Jim Pillen to oppose "any imposition of critical race theory" in NU curriculum.
Emails provided to the Journal Star through a public records request started landing in regents' inboxes just days after Regent Jim Pillen said he opposed critical race theory being taught at NU.
Frost said he didn't have anything to do with the process of selecting Alberts, adding that he has already met with his new boss "four times."
Matt Williams of Gothenburg will run for the seat representing western Nebraska on the NU Board of Regents.
LINCOLN — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred a record 3,594 degrees during commencement exercises May 7-8.
President Ted Carter and chancellors from each campus said university leaders would work to "vigorously protect and defend academic freedom" at NU.
Bob Phares, who represents western Nebraska, said serving on the board of the University of Nebraska was one of the greatest honors of his life.
"I love this place," Alberts said as he stopped to collect his emotions. "I learned so much as a young man."
Republican gubernatorial candidate and NU Regent Jim Pillen is asking the Board of Regents to adopt a resolution opposing "any imposition of critical race theory" as part of university curriculum.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Pillen will introduce a resolution for consideration by the Board of Regents next month.
UNO Chancellor Joanne Li intends to immediately be a visible presence on campus. “I will spend time with every single college and every single unit to really hear them out. They will be my teachers.”
Here is a brief breakdown of Nebraska's senators and representatives in Congress.
UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green announced during a visit to the Panhandle Research and Extension Center that the search process for a director for the center is set to begin. The center has been headed by interim director Jeff Bradshaw since March 2020.