Posts Tagged ‘ Athletics ’

Group names Osborne a ‘Distinguished American’

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, Nov. 15

Tom Osborne, former Husker football coach and current UNL athletics director, has been named the 2012 Walter Camp Football Foundation “Distinguished American.” The award is presented annually to an individual who has used their talents to attain great success in business, private life or public service and who may have accomplished that which no other […]

Former Husker named associate athletic director

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, May 31

Jamie Williams will join the Nebraska Athletic Department staff in June as the Huskers’ associate athletic director of diversity and leadership initiatives. Williams is a former Nebraska and NFL football standout who brings a highly diverse background of professional success to Nebraska. In his role at Nebraska, Williams will be responsible for facilitating all diversity […]

Memorial Stadium expansion approved

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Oct. 21

A proposed expansion of Memorial Stadium will provide a unique mix of increased seating for fans and extra space for campus research. Approved Oct. 15 by the NU Board of Regents, the expansion includes two projects: an estimated $55.5 million expansion to Memorial Stadium’s east stands, adding approximately 5,000 seats and 30 new indoor/outdoor suites, […]

Devaney to host largest events on Special Olympics schedule

Jul 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, July 15, Special Olympics

Special Olympics athletes, coaches, representatives and fans should expect a full-Husker experience while attending USA National Games events at UNL. “Athletics will be putting our best foot forward for the Special Olympics, showcasing our facilities and the university,” said Butch Hug, associate athletic director for facilities and events. “We want every experience to be an […]

Suh donates $2.6M to Athletics, Engineering

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Campus News

The 2009 Associated Press Player of the Year and winner of the Lombardi, Outland, Bednarik and Nagurski football awards — UNL graduate Ndamukong Suh — announced April 17 he will donate $2 million for use in the Nebraska Athletics for Strength and Conditioning Program and an additional $600,000 to the College of Engineering to endow […]

Athletics seeks faculty/staff football ticket applications

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 4, 2010

Athletics is accepting 2010 football ticket applications from full-time UNL faculty and staff. For more information, go to or call 472-3111.