It's the calm before the holiday storm at UNL's Dairy Store. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Dairy Store employees will take orders for nearly 3,200 gift boxes stuffed with handmade cheeses and meats. That total represents 91 percent of the sum 3,500 gift boxes the store sells annually.
Prose by UNL's Stephen Lahey is being credited with helping protect a student from the Nov. 20 shooting at Florida State University.
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator fell slightly in October, marking its second consecutive monthly decline. A sharp increase in the value of the U.S. dollar was the primary cause of the 0.10 percent decline, said economist Eric Thompson.
UNL architecture professor Jeff Day’s architecture firm Min|Day is one of eight firms that were invited to envision a future for East Lansing, Mich. Their work is part of an exhibition that opened Nov. 14 at the Broad Art Museum in East Lansing.
Nearly 70 students had the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills through a short "quick pitch" proposal to a panel of entrepreneurial experts at the College of Business Administration's sixth annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition Nov. 6. Of those, seven earned top honors.
In The News UNL in the National and Global Spotlight
- Indian Country Today: Stealing children -- A look at indigenous child removal policies
- The Western Front: Students and cell phone addiction
- The Christian Science Monitor: Remembering Mike Nichols, fearless director, unparalleled auteur
- KTVD (Denver): Omaha 8th-grader aces ACT, lands full scholarship
- WSBT-CBS (Indiana): 8th-grader gets full ride scholarship
Big Events on Campus
Chancellor Harvey Perlman has named a 22-member committee to guide the search for UNL's next Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Ronnie D. Green, IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor, will chair the group.
UNL is among 12 institutions in the United States to participate in a new academic partnership program with the Norwegian Centre for International Collaboration in Education and the Institute of International Education.
Starting with December commencement, UNL will offer a new salute to graduating military veterans and students receiving ROTC commissions. The project was organized by UNL's Student Veteran and Military Task Force and the NU Alumni Association.
Alumni Masters Week, a program sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the Chancellor's Office, will celebrate its 50th anniversary Nov. 19-21 with campus visits by 10 outstanding alumni. In addition, 56 past alumni masters will be on hand for the celebration.