The $10.3 million contract between the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the National Strategic Research Institute will engage researchers at UNL and UNMC over the next four years to develop responses to various threats.
Two seats on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents were uncontested, while three of four incumbents won races for the Southeast Community College Board of Governors.
The Nebraska Career Scholarships Act allocates $2 million for scholarships at the University of Nebraska's campuses, as well as $1 million to students in the Nebraska State College System who pursue high-demand fields.
Incoming freshmen and transfer students could receive at least $8,000 in scholarships, as long as those students pursue high-demand careers and complete a Nebraska-based internship before graduating.
if teachers aren't comfortable, the union will help push for change. One recent situation: Alliance Public Schools, which has not required masks, was at odds with the health director, who said district officials refused to work with her.
Schools were turned upside down in the spring because of COVID-19, and so were families.
Chancellor Jeff Gold will leave his role at UNO a year early, but continue as chancellor at UNMC, while also becoming the NU system's next executive vice president and provost.
The federal lawsuit alleges that the school knew of the boy's violent history and threats he'd made to rape female students and a pregnant teacher and didn't protect the girl, who was a special education student.
UNL recently received a testing trailer from the state to use for administering tests at its randomized mitigation testing site on the East Stadium Loop.
Although it reported broad support that drove fundraising to $320 million last year, the University of Nebraska Foundation reported a net loss on its main $1.3 billion endowment.
The Department of Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design enrolls students in an interdisciplinary, industry-focused curriculum that includes art, science, business and technology.
A total of 53,335 individuals and organizations made donations in the 2019-20 fiscal year, the foundation said Monday, helping the charity raise nearly $30 million more than it did in the previous year.
The Nebraska State Education Association says not all school districts require masks despite updated state directed health measures that clearly focus on the presence of face coverings in schools.
“As you can see, this isn’t just a few crazy students coming in here to testify,” said Brittni McGuire, president of Divest NU. “This is a movement.”
Paul Timm, a science teacher, will go on to participate in the National Teacher of the Year competition later this year.
Timothy DeWaard is accused of knowingly or intentionally causing or permitting a minor child to be placed in a situation that endangered the child's life or physical or mental health.
The recommended cuts, announced to students in an email on Monday, include Doane's degree programs in criminal justice, Asian studies, computational science, graphic arts and print design, philosophy and international studies.
UNL will receive about $236,000 to send students to four different companies in both 2021 and 2022 to provide on-site technical assistance.
Mark Gudgel, 39, who has taught English, humanities and world religions at Omaha North Magnet High School for the past six years, said the way the city handled protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death this spring, was a catalyst.
Since the governor declared a state of emergency in March, 63 licensed childcare businesses have permanently closed and another 224 remain temporarily closed, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.
At the Naval Academy, he met Lynda, a college freshman, on a cold January night. Their first dance that night was to the disco hit, ”Le Freak.” He was smitten. The couple just celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary.
The schools, based on student-driven learning, are not opening because of the educational disruptions caused by the pandemic, which likely contributed to a 72% jump in home school filings.
Superintendent Steve Joel announced that all high school students will return beginning Oct. 19 at Tuesday's school board meeting. He said it’s subject to change, given changing community conditions.
Faculty remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 2006 visit to the Nebraska College of Law.