A UNL researcher is studying whether naturally occurring nanoparticles in milk can be used to deliver therapies — from cancer treatments to gene therapies — to the brain.
“Everything I’m doing right now, I’m treating it (like) it's the last time I’m doing it,” Superintendent Steve Joel said. Joel has been school superintendent in Grand Island, Beatrice and Lincoln.
The Nebraska native has spent her whole life working hard, and it's all about to pay off in June when she receives her degree from Stanford University.
The mission to show Tom Cruise a good time as he prepared to film "Top Gun" in 1985 fell to Lt. Walter E. Carter, Jr., known to his fellow naval aviators as Slapshot, and to the Cornhusker state as University of Nebraska President Ted Carter.
A total of 22 Nebraska high school seniors, but none from Lincoln, achieved the rare feat of a perfect ACT score this year.
A retweet from UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green persuaded Grady Johnson to idle the planter last Saturday and instead walk across the graduation stage at Memorial Stadium.
Notably, Lincoln Public Schools gyms will be no longer be used for any state basketball contests other than third-place games.
Tom Martin believes “life is a journey. You wait to see whatever you are asked to do, and you do it. It’s such an honor to be a teacher. You shut the door. You are the only one with them,” he said. That’s when, he said, the magic begins.
The move to re-up mask mandates at two Lincoln schools comes after 10 COVID-19 cases at Eastridge Elementary and 11 at Zeman Elementary.
Out of the more than 750 providers surveyed by the Buffett Early Childhood Institute, two-thirds said they are experiencing staff turnover, with 69% reporting staff leaving the early childhood field entirely.
In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on Monday, Thomas claimed a no-trespass order handed down to him from the district in September prevented him from experiencing his first grader's school year.
Joanna Halbur of Project Harmony, a child advocacy center in Omaha, said noticeable changes in a child's behavior -- such as a normally outgoing child who is more reserved -- can be signs of anxiety or depression.
A team led by a UNL researcher has reported the first clear evidence of a strong association between a type of eye cancer and Epstein-Barr virus.
A federal judge dismissed much of a lawsuit alleging UNL officials acted with "deliberate indifference" in responding to reports of rape or sexual harassment by Husker athletes.
Sen. Matt Williams will take on former State Board of Education member Kathy Wilmot for the District 7 seat on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. Regent Paul Kenney will face Julie Hehnke in the District 6 general election.
"We are dropping like flies, and it's not like no one knows, everyone is well aware," an Omaha Public Schools employee said. Since the pandemic began, student misbehavior has been steadily rising in OPS and other schools.
From mental health care to robots, here is a look at how some Nebraska school districts are spending their share of $492 million in federal COVID-19 rescue aid.
Nebraska school districts have been developing plans to cash in on federal COVID rescue aid and are purchasing anything from curriculum and technology to robots or even stadium bleachers.
Recent renovations have transformed a once-dilapidated home on the north side of UNL's East Campus into a new laboratory for students in the university's forensic science program.
Tyson Foods will spend $60 million to offer free education for all 120,000 of its employees, including at plants in Nebraska.
The Milken Family Foundation last week honored two Nebraska teachers for excellence, surprising each one with a $25,000 award.
The governor has donated $20,000 to Elizabeth Tegtmeier, a candidate for Nebraska State Board of Education. But an issue involving her adult son is creating a distraction.
As many as a thousand children may be eligible for the assistance with costs to the state estimated at $500,000 in the first year and $1 million in the second year.
Gov. Pete Ricketts points to Sen. Brett Lindstrom's voting record in the Legislature, including votes to override Ricketts vetoes, as evidence that the Republican gubernatorial candidate is "a liberal."
Every year, hundreds of teens move through Nebraska’s four juvenile detention centers in Douglas, Lancaster, Madison and Sarpy counties. Against sometimes long odds, teachers at those facilities try to keep students learning.