Francisco to lead Arts and Sciences

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Employee News, Issue, May 22

UNL has selected Joseph S. Francisco, former president of the American Chemical Society and member of the National Academy of Sciences, as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Ellen Weissinger announced the appointment of Francisco on April 25. Francisco, who currently is the William E. Moore Distinguished [...]



O’Hanlon honored for continued leadership

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Employee News, Issue, May 22

The leadership of Jim O’Hanlon, interim dean for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was honored during UNL’s promotion and tenure celebration on April 29. O’Hanlon was presented with UNL’s first James P. O’Hanlon Academic Leadership Award by Ellen Weissinger, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, and Ronnie Green, vice chancellor for the Institute [...]



Free digital storage option available to faculty, staff

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Employee News, Issue, May 22

Faculty and staff can now access accounts for Box, a premier cloud collaboration and storage service. Box allows campus users to access files from virtually any device using MyUNL username/password combinations. Each account receives up to 50 gigabytes of storage at no charge. Accounts for students are expected to be available later this year. “Box [...]



Forbes, Rebarber lead international workshop

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Employee News, Issue, May 22

Editor’s Note — This story was featured in Achievements, a regular column that publishes on the UNL Today website and electronic newsletter. Faculty, staff, students, emeriti and departments can submit achievements to be considered for the column via email to achievements@unl.edu. For more information, call 402-472-8515. UNL researchers Valery Forbes and Richard Rebarber led a [...]



New Hires | April 2014

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Employee News, Issue, May 22

UNL welcomes these new employees hired in April. For more information on the “New Hires” list, contact Troy Fedderson at tfedderson2@unl.edu. Justin M. Baxa, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, custodian II Kimberly M. Breyer, Child Care, assistant teacher Brandon T. Champion, Athletics, event management specialist Ozan N. Ciftci, Food Science and Technology, assistant professor Jesse [...]



11 participate in diversity summit

Apr 24th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, April 24, Employee News, Issue

The Office of Academic Affairs sent a team of 11 faculty and staff members to the University of Washington in Seattle to discuss best practices and institutional examples for supporting diversity with UW faculty, staff and academic leaders. In particular, the team focused on the following action items that Chancellor Harvey Perlman developed for the [...]



Brozovic joins Daugherty Institute’s leadership team

Apr 24th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, April 24, Employee News, Issue

Nicholas Brozovic, a leading water economist with significant experience in Nebraska and around the world, has been named director of policy for the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. His appointment begins July 1. Brozovic will join Christopher M. U. Neale, director of research, and Chittaranjan Ray, director of the Nebraska Water Center, as [...]



Guthmiller is dentistry dean

Apr 24th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, April 24, Employee News, Issue

Janet Guthmiller, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate dean of academic affairs and professor in the department of periodontology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The appointment is effective Sept. 1, pending approval [...]



Parking permit preorder period opens

Apr 24th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, April 24, Employee News, Issue

Parking and Transit Services is again offering a free StarTran bus pass with every UNL parking permit order. The bus pass must be requested via email to unlpts@unl.edu after individuals complete a parking permit order for the next fiscal/academic year. Orders can be completed for fiscal year faculty/staff (July 1 to June 30), academic year [...]



Moormeier is Frolik winner

Apr 24th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, April 24, Employee News, Issue

Donelle Moormeier, a staff assistant in communication studies, was presented the 2014 Rose Frolik Award during the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association awards luncheon on April 8. The Rose Frolik Award was created to recognize a UNOPA member who demonstrates the attributes of Frolik, the founder and first president of UNOPA. Frolik, who died [...]