Fourteen solar-powered vehicles took off from Lewis and Clark Landing on the Missouri River on Saturday morning, beginning a 10-day, 1,700-plus-mile race that roughly follows the route of the historic Oregon Trail.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Morrill Hall again will be the place for Sunday with a Scientist, once this month and once in September.
University of Nebraska system administrator Chris Kabourek moved Wednesday from an interim post to a permanent vice presidency.
The Elkhorn campus now can legitimately lay claim to being Metro’s “art campus.”
Tuesday evening, the University of Nebraska Medical Center Science Cafe will host two experts to discuss the complexities of beer-making.
Doane for years had used the Fillmore County property, which was willed to the college, for education and research into prairie dog behavior. But this spring the university sold the rural property — 320 acres in all — to farmers for $2.63 million. The prairie dog colony has become a soybean field.
George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans, an acclaimed writer from England’s Victorian era. She wrote the novels “Middlemarch,” “Silas Marner” and “The Mill on the Floss,” as well as poetry and journalism. Eliot died in 1880 at the age of 61.
Tuition, fees, and room and board are set and, not surprisingly, students and parents will require more money than they needed last year. Tuition in most cases will go up 3.2 percent. But NU has said that if its state money is diminished in midyear, NU President Hank Bounds would jack up tuition further for second semester.
Lincoln financial company Nelnet Inc. plans to open a Utah-chartered Internet bank with its home office in Salt Lake City.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is expected to receive a contract extension Thursday that will carry to mid-2023.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center received permission Thursday to do more — at greater expense — with two projects in the works.
An appeals court is upholding a misdemeanor child endangerment conviction against former Penn State President Graham Spanier over his handling of a 2001 complaint about coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in the football team locker room.
The INBRE scholars receive a two-year scholarship and spend 10 weeks each summer gaining exposure to serious biomedical research.
John "Jack" Healy has been named the College of St. Mary's vice president for academic affairs.
Gladys Styles Johnston, a former chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney died Wednesday. She was 79.
NU administrators in Varner Hall in Lincoln recommend a 3.2 percent increase in tuition for 2018-19.
A new political action committee backing the University of Nebraska raised $121,200 this year and received two of its biggest donations from a couple of NU regents.
Bellevue University’s Military and Veteran Services Center is sponsoring the screening of "Apache Warrior."
Rank and file employees and faculty members had their 2018-19 raises set in April. All of the raises kick in on July 1.
UNL now will go on the American Association of University Professors' censure list of about 55 colleges and universities.
Wayne State College will host a band camp for children and teens beginning July 23 and concluding with a July 26 concert.
Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the acting president of the proposed Charis University calls for raising a few hundred thousand dollars in the next several weeks for the college to open and about $1 million to cover the first year.
2016-17 was a rough period in Creighton’s Ahmanson Law Center. A consultant came in and determined that while the law school wasn’t guilty of gender or race discrimination, the atmosphere in the school was “toxic.”
UNL announced that Chancellor Ronnie Green accepted the recommendations of a university committee and solidified the cuts in response to a 1 percent trim in state support.
For all the pages he covered with red ink, Jim Patten left an even greater mark on the countless young lives of those who sat in his classroom. The former University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism professor died Tuesday, two and a half weeks after he was diagnosed with lung cancer. He was 88.
Nebraska GenCyber, a cybersecurity camp June 18-29 for teachers and June 25-29 for students, will take place at Bellevue University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.