Big data has emerged as a special subject area from computer science’s ability to collect massive amounts of information and statistics. “Everybody essentially uses big data” now. “I don’t know of an industry that doesn’t," said Anthony Hendrickson, dean of the College of Business at Creighton University.

The NU Board of Regents spoke highly of Hank Bounds, giving him a formal "resolution of recognition" Friday at their meeting. "Everything that he did put students' interests first," Regents Chairman Tim Clare of Lincoln said. The regents will bestow "president emeritus" status on Bounds.