Other state senators have defended efforts to implement more equitable policies at UNL, and they blame Gov. Pete Ricketts for stoking division.
The people who live in Mead noticed something was changing in their environment. But it would take time and persistence to pinpoint what was wiping out bee colonies, sickening animals and potentially causing health issues for residents.
The University of Nebraska and Creighton University have launched a massive study to monitor the former biofuel plant's effects on the environment, wildlife and humans over the next decade, a project that could cost $10 million.
Gov. Pete Ricketts said Thursday that he told Chancellor Ronnie Green that he opposed the plan, but Green had “misrepresented” his position on it in conversations with other university stakeholders.
UNL plans to provide regular anti-racist teaching seminars, review its current hiring processes in the context of race and collaborate with Lincoln police to prevent poor treatment of minority community members off campus.
In a series of posts on Yik Yak, the social media app that allows users to engage in anonymous discourse, an 18-year-old freshman is alleged to have made veiled threats toward Chancellor Ronnie Green.
After criticism from Gov. Pete Ricketts, UNL said it has previously approved and funded two events sponsored by Ratio Christi that brought speakers to campus. The group sued UNL this week after it was denied funding by a student committee earlier this year.
Other metrics watched by UNL, like the number of in-person events and responses to a survey of first-year students, support the idea that the 2021-22 school year has seen life returning to some kind of pre-pandemic normal.
Members of Ratio Christi, a registered student organization, said UNL discriminated against it by denying their request for $1,500 in event funds to bring a speaker to campus.
If UNL's "methane barn" can help reduce the beef industry’s global environmental hoofprint, it could one day help save the planet. It could also help preserve Nebraska’s biggest agricultural sector.
Students can join the prep program as freshmen and complete the program throughout the course of their four years at UNL or join with just two semesters left.
UNL will work quickly to fill the position in time for the spring semester, Chancellor Ronnie Green said, forgoing a national search that could last months.
Thousands of people remained at a standstill on Stadium Drive following last Saturday's loss to Michigan, with some fans taking nearly half an hour to trudge the length of the football field.
"As the crisis for UNL begins to recede, I need to manage a family crisis," UNL Executive Vice Chancellor Elizabeth Spiller wrote. "I must return home, to Boston, to care for an aging parent."
Part of the app's draw appears to be linked to its promised anonymity and constantly-evolving discourse. But at least one UNL student has learned the hard way that the curtain of anonymity on YikYak only extends so far.
The sharp increase stems from a student who reported being subjected to unwanted sexual touching by a partner an estimated 10 times while they were dating, police said.
Bellevue East High School football has often been overshadowed by its in-town rival and NSSA Class A powerhouse Bellevue West.
Advocates had raised $10,960 by selling "kNOw More" T-shirts in the wake of an alleged sexual assault at a UNL fraternity house, but organizers of the fundraiser were defrauded by someone posing as a member of a Lincoln nonprofit.
The first tagging, targeting the Husker Legacy Statue on the east side of the stadium, yielded around $2,000 in damage after vandals sprayed several smiley faces in white paint on the backs of the football players depicted.
See photos from today's Memorial Stadium climb to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Each UNL ROTC cadet ran more than 2,000 steps, a spok…
The department's low arrest rate in reported sexual assaults has come under scrutiny after students protested five times in eight days following an alleged rape at the Fiji house.
A federal lawsuit filed by Courtney Lawton accuses UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green and former NU President Hank Bounds of violating her rights after she protested a recruiting event for Turning Point USA on campus.
While UNL did not require COVID shots this fall, 69% of students taking classes on campus uploaded their vaccine information to a voluntary registry, as well as 81% of faculty and 74% of staff.