Doane joined other schools, including Creighton University and Nebraska Wesleyan University, that are requiring students to get a COVID vaccine before the fall semester.
Emails from the public started landing in regents' inboxes just days after Regent Jim Pillen said he opposed critical race theory being taught at NU.
More than half a century ago, a group of 54 students held a sit-in on UNO's campus, and their efforts led to the UNO Department of Black Studies, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
Through its All Within My Hands Foundation, the legendary rock band seeks to invest in "the people and places that have supported the band," lifting up career and technical education.
The American Association of University Professors said that it may not remove UNL from its censure list due to Regent Jim Pillen’s proposed resolution condemning the teaching of critical race theory.
A planned $4.5 million Nebraska Equine Sports Complex would provide academic opportunities in equine education, and become home to the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association and UNL Equestrian Team.
Top administrators at the University of Nebraska said they have "significant concerns" about a proposed resolution from Regent Jim Pillen seeking to curb the teaching of critical race theory.
More than 1,000 people, including Nebraska student-athletes, have signed a petition opposing a resolution that condemns the teaching of critical race theory.
Bellevue University’s partnership with USL is a larger scale version of the partnership the university had previously entered into with Union Omaha.
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.
Daniel Linzell, an engineering professor at UNL, said building owners could eventually use sensors to look for signs that a structure was beginning to fail. The method is already in use on bridges.
Leaders from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Senate said they oppose a resolution proposed by Regent Jim Pillen curbing the teaching of critical race theory in university classrooms.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha is assisting the Omaha Public Power District by opening two of its residence halls to 175 out-of-state workers.
Through the agreement, nursing students will be able to earn their UNMC bachelor’s degree remotely, and courses will be available on demand.
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.
The U.S. has never faced a terrorism challenge as tough as the homegrown one it’s up against now — not even after 9/11, the nation’s top counterterrorism official told a virtual conference at UNO.
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.”
Critical race theory did not come up at Friday's meeting of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, but Regent Jim Pillen said afterward that he will "oppose it as your governor."
Along with keeping tuition rates flat for the next two years, NU will continue the Nebraska Promise, which covers the full tuition costs for 1,000 in-state students from families with household incomes of $60,000 or less.
UNL students, faculty and staff who upload their COVID vaccine information to a voluntary registry are eligible for prizes, including a year of tuition and a trip to Dublin to watch Nebraska football.