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"Those iconic columns will take their place at one of our most historic points of campus," UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green said.
When it opens at the end of 2023, Doane University students will find a modern facility that fosters collaborative study and provides opportunities for socializing.
Blomstedt, who lives in Central City, has led the Nebraska Department of Education since 2014 after a stint as the executive director of the Nebraska Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council.
There's a big game Friday night. But ratings and districts, in the grand scheme of things, won't mean all that much to two of York's key figures.
Lincoln will receive 90% of the revenue from beer sales during Husker basketball games, while the University of Nebraska will receive the remaining 10%.
Burke High School is using a new strategy this year to improve student attendance. Students with over three unexcused absences won't be allowed to attend the homecoming dance next month.
Regents could approve the sale of alcohol during Husker games at Pinnacle Bank Arena, but the change would not effect Memorial Stadium, Haymarket Park or the Devaney Sports Center.
Nearly 95% of the roughly 245,600 Nebraskans who have student loan debt would be eligible for forgiveness under the Biden administration's plan.
“I think UNL was ready for its first Black student body president, but I don’t think ASUN and certain individuals in it were ready," one former student senator said.
James Kvaal, deputy undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Education, told students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln more action is planned to ensure a college education is accessible and affordable.
Current and future UNK student athletes will walk past the sculpture on their way from the Health and Sports Center to Cope Stadium.
While it might seem that polarization over vaccination policies began with COVID, the split along party lines actually began before that, a Creighton researcher says.
The claims — made by a former school psychologist who said she spoke to those in attendance — alleged a speaker promoted increased sexual activity among students.
The University of Nebraska says it will waive its $45 undergraduate application fee for two weeks starting Friday.
"The results put us in a position where we thought it was the right thing to do," Chancellor Ronnie Green said. "It's a matter of accountability and standards."
The $3.75 million tribute on the UNL campus will serve as a space for reflection and education for active duty military, veterans and their families.
Instead of trying to stay out of the political fray, Julia Schleck, a UNL associate professor of English, said colleges and universities should accept their campuses are inherently political spaces.
The 49,560 students counted on NU’s campuses in Lincoln, Omaha, Kearney and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis reflects a 2.2% loss from the fall 2021 semester.
Adoption of the revised standards comes on the heels of a statewide dip in math proficiency that state officials attribute to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Across Nebraska, a troubling number of school desks have sat empty during the past few years, say experts, teachers and school leaders now trying to fix the issue.
“America has done some terrible things, so if you want your kids to be taught honestly, they’re going to have to learn things that can be unpleasant,” he said.
As part of its "Grow Our Own Nurses" partnership, CHI Health will cover the costs of tuition, books and fees for nursing students pursuing a nursing degree at Purdue Global.
A number of parents and former teachers have started creating their own schools — commonly referred to as microschools — around the Omaha metro area since the pandemic began.
Cody-Kilgore’s starting center, Dylan Naslund, does more than protect his quarterback and create running space for his Cowboys teammates.
Omaha Archbishop George Lucas said Wednesday that the archdiocese is delaying the implementation of its policy on gender identity and gender dysphoria.
Extra police officers were called to Bellevue West High School after a student sit-in, prompted by a teacher's alleged use of a racial slur, turned "disruptive."
Gov. Pete Ricketts said 306,000 Nebraskans have started college but not yet finished their degree.
Ted Carter, a retired vice admiral and 1981 alumnus of the U.S. Naval Academy, was one of five recipients of the academy’s Distinguished Graduate Award.
As many as 82,000 Nebraskans could have their student loan debt erased while another 51,000 could see their debt load cut in half under the White House's plan.